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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


FDA to increase civil money penalty amounts
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

On February 3, 2014, FDA issued a Direct Final Rule to adjust for inflation the maximum civil money penalty ("CMP") amounts it can seek for certain


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


California amends Proposition 65 to help curb lawsuits
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2013

Restaurants, bars, and parking garages, among others, are set to receive relief from the most onerous aspects of California's "Proposition 65," the