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FDA to finalize GRAS notification rule; potential for more stringent standards
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2014

On October 20, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) entered into a consent decree under which the Agency is obligated to finalize its 1997


FDA guidances pose regulatory challenges for functional foods
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

The Food and Drug Administration recently finalized two guidance documents for dietary supplement manufacturers, one focused on Distinguishing Liquid


China proposes new ADR reporting rule
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • July 30 2009

On June 30, the Ministry of Health ("MOH") and the State Food and Drug Administration ("SFDA") of China issued a draft revision of the Rule on Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting and Monitoring (the "Reporting Rule"


FDA issues warning letter to Lancôme for anti-aging claims
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

On September 7, 2012, the compliance office within the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at FDA issued a Warning Letter to Lancôme USA, a subsidiary of L’Oréal, regarding several anti-aging skin care products being marketed as cosmetics


SFDA issues draft rules to define its discretionary power in imposing administrative penalties
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • September 27 2012

On September 19, 2012, China’s State Food and Drug Administration (“SFDA”) issued draft Rules on Exercising Discretionary Powers when Imposing Administrative Penalties involving Drugs and Devices (“Draft Rules”), soliciting public comments by September 26, 2012


EU court rules on classification of certain borderline products as medical devices
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union
  • December 3 2012

In a judgment published on November 22, 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed that products intended for the investigation of physiological processes only fall within the scope of the EU Medical Device Directive (9342EEC), as implemented into EU Member State legislation, if the products are intended for a medical purpose


Senate passes food safety legislation: food product and dietary supplement implications
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2010

On November 30, 2010, the Senate approved the long-awaited Food Safety Modernization Act, S. 510, by a 73-25 vote


China encourages pharmaceutical companies to timely pursue new GMP certification
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • January 15 2013

In 2010, China's State Food and Drug Administration ("SFDA") issued a new version of its Good Manufacturing Practice (the "GMP") regulations, which


CMS seeks comments on its long-awaited Sunshine Act proposed rule
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently published a proposed rule implementing the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (section 6002 of the Affordable Care Act


FDA proposes two groundbreaking food safety rules
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

On January 4, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA" or the "Agency") proposed two major, long-awaited rulemakings required by the Food Safety