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Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Legal Bulletin: June 2017
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 8 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent 90 letters to companies and social media influencers warning of the requirement to disclose material


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 638
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • June 19 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will postpone the deadline for food companies to use a revised Nutrition Facts


Autonomous and Connected Vehicles Update: Issue 2
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • June 9 2017

With autonomous and connected vehicle (ACV) technology storming ahead at a significant pace, EU Member States have been quick to realize that a


EU limits common parabens in cosmetics, bans use in diaper creams
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • May 7 2015

European Union regulations limiting concentrations of butylparaben and propylparaben in cosmetics products have taken effect for all new stock as of


EU Product Liability Directive - Update and Restart?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • October 25 2016

The European Commission has announced an ‘evaluation and fitness check’ of Directive 85374EEC which provides for the strict liability of producers


ECHA database contains names of companies that have registered under REACH
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • December 7 2012

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has entered, on the European Union’s registration, evaluation and authorization of chemicals (REACH) database, the names of companies that have registered substances under REACH without claiming confidentiality


European Commission Launches Consultation to Evaluate the Product Liability Directive
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2017

Producers are among those invited to provide input for an evaluation of the European law on consumer claims for defective products. Interested


Cosmetics Europe urges ban on preservative in skin care products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • December 19 2013

Cosmetics Europe, a European cosmetics trade association, has issued an industry-wide recommendation to discontinue use of the preservative


ECHA lists 38 chemicals for possible restriction under REACH
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • August 31 2012

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has listed 38 chemicals as potential “substances of very high concern” (SVHC) for possible restriction under EC 19072006, the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH


European Court of Justice weighs in on GMOs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • September 22 2011

In recent weeks, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has issued rulings in two cases involving genetically modified organisms (GMOs