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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 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


Non-profit sues 34 sellers of "organic" cosmetics
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2011

Last week, the Center for Environmental Health, a non-profit organization, filed a complaint in California Superior Court alleging that 34 cosmetics companies violated the California Organic Products Act of 2003 (“COPA”) by selling, labeling, or marketing cosmetic products containing less than 70 organic ingredients as “organic.”


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 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


Supreme Court unanimously holds California law prohibiting sale, processing or holding of nonambulatory pigs expressly preempted under the Federal Meat Inspection Act
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2012

In a unanimous opinion published on January 23, 2012, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and held that a California law prohibiting the sale, processing or holding of a nonambulatory animal was expressly preempted by the Federal Meat Inspection Act


FDA announces allowable level for DEHP in bottled water
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2011

On October 19, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a final rule amending its bottled water quality standard regulations by establishing an allowable level of di (2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”


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


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