Follow

Food and Drug Law Access Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 114

Third CBD False Advertising Case Halted this Year Pending FDA Review

USA - June 29 2020 On June 15, the Eastern District of California, Judge Morrison J. England, granted CBD retailer Global Widget, LLC’s (“Global Widget”) request to…

Executive Order Strikes at Section 230, But Legal Impact Likely to be Limited

USA - June 2 2020 In previous posts, we’ve written about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Like it or hate it, Section 230 has become integral to the…

Keep Calm and Go Online: Regulatory Considerations Around the Spike in Demand for Mental Health Apps

USA - June 1 2020 A recent Marketplace Tech podcast Episode on the spike in demand for mental health apps caught our attention. As shocking headlines and stay-at-home…

Cosmetic or Drug? California Federal Court Refuses to Say.

USA - May 19 2020 Despite the lack of a private right of action to enforce the U.S. Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (“FDCA”), the plaintiffs’ bar continually…

Supreme Court Confirms Profits Remedy in Trademark Cases is Not Conditioned on Proof of Willfulness

USA - April 24 2020 Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a much-awaited opinion holding that a plaintiff is not required to prove willful infringement in order to seek a…

Finding Fevers: FDA Relaxes Rules On Temperature-Detecting Cameras

USA - April 20 2020 As business people, airport management, and event hosts everywhere try to figure out how they can return to business as usual, many are considering…

FDA Updates Enforcement Discretion Policy For Gowns, Gloves, and Other Apparel

USA - April 1 2020 FDA took action earlier this week to relax regulatory standards for gowns, hoods, and surgeons’ and patient examination gloves during the pandemic…

FDA Updates Hand Sanitizer Guidance, Expresses Openness to Expedited Medical Device Reviews for PPE

USA - March 27 2020 As reports of hand sanitizer shortages have circulated and consumers have taken to using even Tito’s Vodka as a replacement (yes, on their hands)…

FDA Updates Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators

USA - March 27 2020 On March 25, FDA issued immediately effective guidance regarding its Enforcement Policy for face masks and respirators. In light of widespread…

FDA Releases Industry Guidance Regarding Adverse Event Reporting During COVID-19

USA - March 26 2020 On March 19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released guidance providing recommendations to industry regarding postmarketing adverse event…