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FSIS issues revised Kit Product labeling guideline
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The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS or the Agency) issued a revised compliance guideline on kit product labeling, which provides guidance on how companies can assemble and...

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OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard would require many employers to mandate vaccine or weekly testing

On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced several new initiatives aimed at increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates in U.S. private sector workplaces, including directing the...

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FSIS Seeks Public Comments on the Labeling of Cultured Animal Cells
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On Septemer 3, 2021, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of USDA published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to request public comments and information pertaining to ...

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FSIS Issues Notice on Measures to Protect Inspection Program Personnel from COVID-19 Infection

Effective August 9, 2021, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will expect all facilities with FSIS inspectors present to require...

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OEHHA proposes new glyphosate warning while First Amendment appeal to 9th Circuit remains pending
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As we reported earlier, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued a permanent injunction barring Proposition 65 warnings for glyphosate-based pesticides, which...

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FTC issues Final Rule codifying policy on unqualified “Made in USA” claims and authorizing penalties

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a Final Rule, which codifies the Commission’s longstanding “all or virtually all” policy on unqualified U.S.-origin...

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FSIS proposes unified 30-day timeline for filing appeals related to inspection activities

The proposed rule would require that Food Safety and Inspection Service inspection decisions, such as Noncompliance Records, be appealed within 30 days.

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Essentially derived varieties: critical concept for protecting plant varieties or chilling effect on innovation?
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The advent of genome editing techniques in recent years is transforming plant breeding by substantially reducing the cost and development time of producing new plant varieties. The...

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OMB releases Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory Actions

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released the Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory actions, which outlines the rulemaking actions currently under development in each...

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