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FDA Overhauls Design and Content of Nutrition Labeling
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

On May 20, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the release of two final rules amending its nutrition labeling regulations. The


FDA proposes two groundbreaking food safety rules
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

On January 4, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA" or the "Agency") proposed two major, long-awaited rulemakings required by the Food Safety


CMS seeks comments on its long-awaited Sunshine Act proposed rule
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently published a proposed rule implementing the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (section 6002 of the Affordable Care Act


China proposes new ADR reporting rule
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • July 30 2009

On June 30, the Ministry of Health ("MOH") and the State Food and Drug Administration ("SFDA") of China issued a draft revision of the Rule on Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting and Monitoring (the "Reporting Rule"


FDA issues warning letter to Lancôme for anti-aging claims
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

On September 7, 2012, the compliance office within the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at FDA issued a Warning Letter to Lancôme USA, a subsidiary of L’Oréal, regarding several anti-aging skin care products being marketed as cosmetics


European Parliament calls for additional medical device safety measures
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • June 18 2012

On 14 June 2012, the European Parliament (“EP”) adopted a Resolution calling on EU Member States and the European Commission to introduce and implement new measures aimed at ensuring the safety of medical devices


New EU rules recognize tolerance level for traces of GM material in feed
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • July 21 2011

On 15 July, new rules entered into force in the EU that for the first time recognize a de facto tolerance level for traces of certain unauthorized genetically modified (“GM”) material in feed


SFDA issues draft rules to define its discretionary power in imposing administrative penalties
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • September 27 2012

On September 19, 2012, China’s State Food and Drug Administration (“SFDA”) issued draft Rules on Exercising Discretionary Powers when Imposing Administrative Penalties involving Drugs and Devices (“Draft Rules”), soliciting public comments by September 26, 2012


Extended scope EU Penalties Regulation enters into force
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • July 13 2012

As of 2 July 2012, infringements of the EU’s paediatric and new pharmacovigilance rules fall within the scope of the revised EU Penalties Regulation and are now subject to financial penalties of up to 5 percent of the marketing authorization holder’s annual EU turnover


SFDA to enforce blacklist system for unsafe drug and device products
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • August 21 2012

Beginning October 1, 2012, China’s State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), including its provincial counterparts, will implement a nationwide information disclosure system called the Drug Safety Blacklist (“Blacklist”), which includes medical device products as well