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Food, dietary supplement & cosmetics regulatory update, volume II, issue 14
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

In response to widespread discontent with the current genetically modified organism ("GMO") regulatory scheme, the Obama administration has ordered a


Continuing efforts to ban microbeads
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2015

The District of Columbia (D.C.) is the latest to propose a ban on microbeads starting January 1, 2018. The proposed ban, part of D.C.'s omnibus


Lumber Liquidators faces civil and criminal lawsuits due to allegations of excessive formaldehyde in its flooring products
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

On May 28, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear oral arguments about whether to consolidate and centralize class action lawsuits


EPA and FDA sharing companies' confidential information under chemical ingredients data sharing MOU
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that the two agencies are now sharing


EWG launches new assault against BPA in cans
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a "non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment," has issued


Class action round-up - spring 2015
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

On April 27, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robinssetting the stage for an important decision on whether a


Proposed changes to Proposition 65: what it means for Texas businesses
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2015

If you've been to California recently, you likely returned with a heightened awareness of the dangers present in the products you consume and use on


Calif. Appellate Court endorses averaging lead exposure in food and beverage Prop. 65 disputes
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

In a rare published decision concerning California’s expansive Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, commonly known as “Prop 65,” the


Putative class action alleges damage to Guatemalan environment by Chiquita supplier
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

A consumer has filed a proposed class action in California federal court alleging that Chiquita Brands, Inc. is responsible for the destructive


Seismic changes in store for California Proposition 65
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

California's notorious "Proposition 65" regulatory program is poised to undergo substantial changes that will make compliance more burdensome and