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FDA: Still in Action on Food Safety Violations
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

Vigorous food safety enforcement for basic violations continues under the leadership of new FDA Commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb. On June 20, on the


Court’s decision over “spreadable butter” claims upheld on appeal
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2013

The 2nd District Court of Appeals agreed with the lower court's decision that no reasonable consumer would be misled into thinking that a product


Sysco agrees to pay $19.4M to settle California enforcement challenging the company’s food safety practices and related public statements
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

The world's largest food distributor, Sysco Corp., has entered into a settlement with the California Department of Public Health to resolve


FDA Continues FSMA Implementation, Finalizes Guidance on Voluntary Qualified Importer Program to Expedite Food Imports
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released last week a final version of its guidance for industry on the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program


Settlement with Indoor Tanning Association regarding claims characterizing disease risks for tanning and vitamin D supplements
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2010

On May 19, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a final settlement order with the Indoor Tanning Association charging that the association exaggerated the health benefits of indoor tanning and misrepresented that indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer


FDA proposes import tolerances for unapproved new animal drugs
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2012

The FDA published a proposed rule to establish procedures by which a person may request that the agency establish, amend or revoke tolerances for unapproved new animal drugs in edible portions of animals imported into the United States as part of its implementation of the Animal Drug Availability Act of 1996


GAO concludes FDA should strengthen its oversight of GRAS ingredients
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

On March 5, 2010, the General Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report evaluating the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) policies concerning food ingredients that have been determined to be "Generally Recognized As Safe" (GRAS


New FDA Guidance doubles-down on 1980 fortification policy and potential misbranding risks of “inappropriate fortification”
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

FDA recently released its Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers on FDA's Fortification Policy (Guidance) to "clarify the existing policy" in


Highlights of FDA’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2013
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

On January 4, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which has been touted as the most sweeping legislation


FDA publishes proposed rules on preventive controls and produce safety under the Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published yesterday two long-awaited and lengthy proposed rules related to food safety standards-"Current Good