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Let’s talk about “Return Chains”

The new requirements under the German Packaging Act (Verpackungsgesetz, VerpackG) present a challenge and an opportunity for companies that have to re-design their operational processes to...


FDA issues final guidance on oversight of food covered by Systems Recognition Arrangements

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final guidance concerning regulatory oversight of food imported from Systems Recognition Arrangement (SRA) countries. FDA...


Big (USB-C)hanges on the horizon: The EU’s common charger

In September 2021, the European Commission put forward a legislative proposal (which took the form of an amended version of the EU’s current Radio Equipment Directive) to establish a...


AMS releases ANPR seeking information for future tournament system rulemakings

On June 7, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) released in pre-publication form an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) requesting general public comments on the...


Influencer Marketing – Instagram, Tap-Tags and more

Companies in all industries are increasingly using influencers and their large reach to market their products or services on social networks such as Instagram. For a long time there...


USDA releases proposed rule on tournament system

On May 26, 2022, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a long-anticipated proposed rule on performance-based poultry grower compensation, commonly called the...


New EU Battery Regulation – Additional challenges for companies

On 10 December 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a new EU Regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries ("Battery Regulation"). The Battery...


All-clear for dual distribution? New EU rules on Vertical Agreements provide important guidance

The European Commission has now published the final text of the revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and the accompanying Guidelines on Vertical Restraints. The new rules will enter...


FDA cites five companies for illegally selling Delta-8 THC and CBD products

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued Warning Letters to five companies selling products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-8 THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). ...

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