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Preliminary injunction issued against new Proposition 65 lawsuits for acrylamide in food & beverage

On 29 March 2021 the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California entered a significant ruling temporarily halting the filing of new lawsuits by the California...

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Congress introduces legislation to regulate heavy metal action levels in infant and toddler foods

Last week, members of both chambers of Congress announced the introduction of new legislation – the Baby Food Safety Act of 2021 – that would establish limitations on the levels ...

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A seat at the enforcement table: ‘I wish I would have acted sooner’

Following 42-plus years of practice, including 25 at the Food and Drug Administration, senior counsel Joseph Levitt shares important lessons he learned from food...

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FDA signals uptick in enforcement with market sweep on depression claims

On 19 February, 2021 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced warning letters to ten companies for selling dietary supplements that claim to cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent...

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Presidential transition process and the effects on the food and agriculture industries
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With the recent election and upcoming inauguration of Joseph Biden as President of the United States, many are considering what the change in administrations will mean for the food and...

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California adopts minimum recycled content requirements for plastic beverage containers
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California has enacted a new law that sets a minimum threshold for recycled content for plastic beverage containers subject to the California Redemption Value (CRV) under the state’s...

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USDA and HHS Release 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
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Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, USDA and HHS issued the 2020-2025 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025...

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FDA issues Final Guidance on use of “Potassium Salt” as an alternate name for Potassium Chloride

Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Final Guidance document regarding the use of an alternate name for potassium chloride in food labeling.

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Possible areas of focus for FDA Foods Program under Biden Administration
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As we look toward the incoming Biden Administration, the following are the areas where we expect the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to focus its attention and resources in its...

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