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U.S. Food Law Preview - Key issues affecting the food industry in 2023

We’re a few weeks into 2023, and while some new year’s resolutions may have already fallen to the wayside, there are plenty of food law issues that will take us through 2023 and ...

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OEHHA finalizes new Proposition 65 regulation governing exposure to acrylamide in cooked foods

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency that implements California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65), recently finalized a regulation that addresses...

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FDA issues final and draft guidance on allergen labeling requirements

On November 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued two guidance documents about food allergen labeling requirements. First, FDA issued a draft guidance titled Questions and...

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FDA completes first pre-market consultation for human food made with animal cell culture technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently completed its first pre-market consultation for a human food made from cultured animal cells and issued a letter stating it had no...

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OEHHA finalizes alternative safe harbor warning for exposures to acrylamide from food

On November 1, 2022, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) had approved its proposal to add an...

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OEHHA announces new modification of proposed acrylamide regulation for foods

On October 6, 2022, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency that implements California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65), provided notice of new changes ...

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HL update - California imposes significant limits on use of recyclable claims

Late last year, California enacted significant new restrictions on products and packaging bearing recyclability claims, including the chasing-arrows symbol commonly used to connote that...

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FDA proposes updated criteria for "healthy" claims in labeling

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its proposed rule updating the definition of the implied nutrient content claim “healthy” for use in labeling. Under the...

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Court invalidates text message option under Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

A court has invalidated the portion of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS’s) final rule implementing the National...

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