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Unexpected sources of importer liability

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 29 2015

Recent cases and investigations under the federal False Claims Act (FCA), California consumer laws and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery

Urgent safety alert

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently are investigating multiple instances of

No evidence that Dole’s “all natural” fruit label likely to deceive consumers

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

Last week, Dole Foods Co. Inc. prevailed on its motion for summary judgment in an "All-Natural" food labeling lawsuit. Dole had been sued in a class

CPSC Snapshot fight over magnets continues

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

The saga surrounding high-powered magnetic products is far from over. Although Buckyballs, the most high-profile maker of high-powered magnetic

Class action round-up - fall 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After

FDA rejects ban on sweetener aspartame

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declined to ban the popular sweetener additive, aspartame, stating that it had found no

CPSC Snapshot - rulemaking on magnets

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

In September, the CPSC voted to approve a new national safety standard for high-powered magnet sets. Under the new safety standard, "an individual

Trade secret protection for mandatory California consumer product survey?

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

Every company listed on a label of a consumer or commercial product sold or supplied for use in California in 2013 must complete and submit a survey

CPSC Snapshot - proposed flame retardant ban

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2014

Earlier this month, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced his proposal for legislation to ban 10 chemical flame retardants from use in upholstered

The ascertainability problem in food and beverage class actions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

The recent wave of food and beverage class actions has moved into the class certification stage, and courts issued many class certification opinions