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IOM issues Phase II report recommending energy star-type ratings for a food front-of-package nutrition rating system
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

In 2009, Congress requested an Institute of Medicine study examining "front-of-package" ("FOP") nutrition labeling systems and symbols and the effect that FOP labeling could have on consumer food choices


Far-reaching PCA criminal indictments: a harbinger for things to come under FSMA?
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

Last week, the Department of Justice brought a sweeping indictment against several former Peanut Corporation of America executives alleging egregious


8th Circuit Court of Appeals rules false advertising allegations regarding organic claims are not preempted by Organic Foods Production Act of 1990
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2010

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that certain false advertising claims based on state consumer protection and anti-deception statutes were not preempted by the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA) a federal Act that establishes national standards for the sale and labeling of organically produced agricultural products, and creates a certification program through which agricultural products may be certified to produce organic products


FDA proposes new user fees to finance food & cosmetic safety
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

On April 10, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") announced a proposal that could increase the cost of doing business for the food and


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


FDA releases guidance on administrative detentions on the heels of its first post- FSMA seizure
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2011

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released a guidance document for industry titled “What You Need to Know About Administrative Detention of Foods.”


Sunscreen Innovation Act changes FDA review process for more than just OTC sunscreens
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2014

On November 26, 2014, the President signed into law the "Sunscreen Innovation Act." The Act is primarily intended expedite the Food and Drug


California Court of Appeal affirms early dismissal of food labeling class action
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

On September 25, 2013, in a published decision, the California Court of Appeal affirmed the dismissal of a consumer class action at demurrer against


FDA notice clarifies past federal preemption policy statements
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2011

The Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") recently completed an evaluation of the legal basis for federal preemption policy statements the agency has issued under the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act ("FDCA") during the past 10 years


GAO report recommends FDA adopt definition of economic adulteration and take steps to combat independently from other types of adulteration
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

Responding to a request from Representatives Henry Waxman (D-CA), Frank Pallone (D-NJ), and John Dingell (D-MI), on October 24, 2011, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report which examines how the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has addressed “economic adulteration” affecting the products it regulates and makes recommendations for strengthening regulatory and enforcement policies