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EC to restrict neonicotinoids in bid to protect bees
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

Although a recent proposal to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids failed to gain support from the qualified majority of member states on an

FDA Bans Common Antibacterial Agent; Will EPA Follow Suit?
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2016

On September 2, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule banning the sale of over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash

EPA Fast-Tracks Five PBT Chemicals for Exposure Reduction
  • Bergeson & Campbell PC
  • USA
  • October 12 2016

On October 11, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would be taking expedited action on reducing exposures to the

California's OEHHA adds new chemical to Proposition 65 list, setting up product manufacturersdistributors as targets to eager plaintiffs' bar
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2014

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that it will add diisononyl phthalate (DINP) to the list of

Prop 65 reforms proposed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2013

Our readers know how Prop 65 has created numerous issues for product sellers and created much litigation mischief in the hands of overzealous

Update To The Coordinated Framework For The Regulation Of Biotechnology Published In The Federal Register
  • Bergeson & Campbell PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

On September 22, 2016, Clarifying Current Roles and Responsibilities Described in the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology

Congress Reforms Toxic Substances Control Act
  • Lewis Rice LLC
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

The federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), passed 40 years ago, regulates the safety of chemicals used in manufacturing. A substantial revision

OECD report identifies priority needs in Nano risk assessment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2013

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued a report titled "Cooperation on Risk Assessment: Prioritization of

Food & AG weekly round-up: May 8, 2014
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2014

The Los Angeles Times discussed the recently released National Climate Assessment. The White House issued a Fact Sheet on climate change following

Seller beware: scrutiny of “green claims” used to promote products and services
  • Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

Marketing a product or service as "energy efficient" or "environmentally friendly" can help target specific customers and generate sales. However