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Battle over baby bottle plastic rages on

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2008

When it comes to the risk posed by bisphenol-A (BPA), the chemical used to make hardened plastic containers such as baby bottles, liners for canned goods, and other plastic items, government officials can't seem to agree

Senate Committee hears disparate messages on food marketing

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2008

Just before the market melt-down captured the attention of Congress, a subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee held the latest in what has become a series of hearings on the state of food marketing to children and its links to the obesity epidemic

FDA preemption case heading to the Supreme Court

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2008

A potentially landmark case regarding federal "preemption" of state law claims will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in the upcoming term

New consumer product safety whistleblower law enacted

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2008

On August 14, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), which includes, among many extensive changes to consumer safety laws, a whistle-blower provision

1.5 million bassinets and cribs recalled

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2008

Two infants were strangled to death in Simplicity brand close-sleeper-style bassinets, after their bodies slipped under a metal bar that runs along the portion of the bassinet that can be opened, but their heads remained stuck under the bar, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported

Toys ‘R' Us sets tougher safety standards than feds

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2008

Toys ‘R' Us has announced a series of tightened safety standards for toys and cribs

Sellers of consumer products are now obligated to comply with new product safety act

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2008

On September 2, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (the “CPSIA”) which imposes upon companies many new product safety restrictions

President Bush signs Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

On August 14, 2008, President Bush signed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) into law

Consumer products industry now subject to federal whistleblower lawsuits

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2008

Spurred in 2007 by massive product recalls, many of which were children's products, and widespread coverage of lead-tainted imported toys, Congress passed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 ("2008 Act"

Court reserves judgment on spoliation claim; requests additional information on what was destroyed and when

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

This case arose out of alleged defects in fiberglass reinforced high voltage insulator rods