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FDA Announces Intent to Extend Compliance Date for Changes to Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels and Serving Sizes - Federal Register Notice to Follow “At a Later Date”
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

Following last month’s announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or agency) had decided to delay the compliance deadline for the menu


Canada's House of Commons Rejects Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 29 2017

As previously discussed here, last summer represented a turning point in the consumer’s “right to know” movement, with former President Obama


European Food Safety Authority Launches Public Consultation on the Risk Assessment of GMO at Low Level
  • Jones Day
  • European Union
  • May 18 2017

The European Food Safety Authority ("EFSA") has launched a public consultation on a draft guidance document on the risk assessment of genetically


The Evolution of Patentable Subject Matter Eligibility
  • GQ Life Sciences
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Patentable subject matter is defined in the 35 U.S.C. 101 as: “any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter”, with the


Food and Beverage News and Trends 15 May 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. How FDA


New in False Ad Suits
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

The range of products targeted in recent false advertising class actions ran the gamut from baseball bats to a messaging app to soup. In his Illinois


Principe de précaution appliqué aux OGM : l’avocat général restreint la liberté des Etats
  • Ulys
  • European Union, Italy
  • April 23 2017

Selon l’avocat général, les États membres ne peuvent adopter des mesures d’urgence concernant des denrées alimentaires et des aliments pour animaux


Oregon Bill Would Create Trespass Cause of Action for Landowners Against GMO Patent Owners
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

In an ongoing set of disputes in Oregon between farmers and corporations that hold GMO patents, farmers may be given a new tool. Oregon House Bill


A new focus on genetically modified organisms in Queensland: changes to gene technology laws aim for consistency and flexibility
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 3 2017

Gene technology is used to modify the genes and other genetic material of plants, animals, bacteria and viruses through the insertion or removal of


Broad Institute maintains patents to Gene Scissors in the US
  • Awapatent
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

The CRISPR-Cas9 technology, the so called “gene scissors” which allow for targeted genome-editing, is subject to a patent dispute between two