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The precautionary principle: outdated protection against authorized GMOs?
  • Stibbe
  • European Union
  • November 23 2017

Member States must not - on the sole basis of the precautionary principle - adopt national emergency measures prohibiting certain authorised


GMO Labeling Update: Some Senators Calling for On-Package Text to disclose the presence of GM Ingredients
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2017

As previously reported on this blog, legislation requiring labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods and food ingredients was signed into law on


Frito-Lay Drops ‘All Natural’ Labels to Settle Class Action
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

To settle a class action challenging advertising for chips and dip products touted as “made with all natural ingredients,” Frito-Lay North America


Eleventh Circuit Has No Appetite for Non-GMO Claims
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of Chipotle Mexican Grill in a false advertising action, holding


GM Labeling Update: Ingredient Disclosure Debate
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2017

As previously reported on this blog, legislation requiring labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods and food ingredients was signed into law on


Les OGM dans notre assiette, c’est pour bientôt !
  • Ulys
  • European Union
  • October 13 2017

La justice a tranché : les Etats ne peuvent pas s’opposer aux OGM autorisés au niveau européen, sauf à prouver un risque grave , évident , pour


NAD Recommends French’s Discontinue "Greatest Tasting Ketchup" Ads
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that French's Food Company pull Facebook and print advertising claiming that its ketchup and


Three Reasons “Natural” Class Actions Are Here to Stay
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

In a review of new class action cases filed against in 2017, we counted at least 11 actions in the food industry alone alleging that a product was not


EU Member States Cannot Restrict GMOs Without Valid Safety Concerns, ECJ Rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • September 22 2017

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has determined that member states cannot invoke the "precautionary principle" to restrict the cultivation and sale


ECJ sides with farmers on genetically modified crops
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • September 15 2017

The European Court of Justice has held that Member States may not adopt emergency measures prohibiting genetically modified food and feed (GMOs