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Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 631
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • April 10 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced an extension to its comment periods for information on the use of genome editing


Beware the Empty Space - Defending Food Packaging Design Against Slack Fill Claims
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

There is a recent proliferation of slack fill litigation involving food products - both class and non-class suits. If you are a food manufacturer


KT is... Product Regulation FDA Compliance
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized new regulations on Nutrition and Supplement Facts labeling the first revisions since


The Senate of Canada's child health protection act confuses trademark law with marketing activity
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2016

On September 27, 2016, The Honourable Senator Nancy Greene Raine tabled Bill S-228, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and


Food Taxes in Europe: An Introduction
  • McDowell Purcell
  • European Union
  • August 10 2016

The link between excessive consumption of saturated fats, trans fatty acids, and sugar, and an increased risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease


Recent regulatory changes to Food Safety Laws in China
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • China
  • August 3 2016

Food safety has been high on the agenda for Chinese consumers for a number of years now following a spate of high profile food scandals where huge


International Trademark developments
  • ByrneWallace
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 29 2016

A recent ruling by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO”) serves as a robust reminder of what is acceptable in terms of brand


One Step Closer to a National GMO Labeling Law
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

On July 7, by a vote of 63-30, the US Senate passed a measure (Senate Bill) concerning the labeling of bioengineered foods (known colloquially as


Government invites comments on administration of the CETA TRQs and Origin Quotas
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 7 2016

On June 20, 2016, Global Affairs Canada posted an invitation for comments on the administration of the new Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs) and Origin


Hong Kong Introduces New Labeling Requirements for Follow-up Formula and Packaged Food for Infants and Young Children
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 7 2016

Hong Kong has amended its food and drugs (composition and labeling) regulations (the Regulations) to introduce mandatory requirements for nutrition