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Asking the wrong questions: Consumer surveys may not save deficient labeling cases

Food labeling class actions brought on behalf of allegedly deceived consumers have become increasingly commonplace, especially in hotbed jurisdictions like California, New York, and...

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AMS releases inclusive competition proposed rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act

The United States Department of Agriculture has issued a proposed rule expanding protections for livestock and poultry farmers under the Packers and Stockyards Act. The proposal would ...

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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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Mexico Ministry of Health issues changes to food advertising law and front-of-pack-packing
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Two weeks ago, the Mexican Ministry of Health passed an amendment to two main regulations governing labelling and advertising of food products and beverages. The amendment intends to (i)...

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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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Mexico Ministry of Health issues changes to food advertising laws and front-of-pack labeling

Last week, the Mexican Ministry of Health passed an amendment to two main regulations governing labeling and advertising of food products and beverages. The amendment intends to (i)...

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Massachusetts agrees to stay Question 3 pork enforcement pending Supreme Court Proposition 12 decision

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has entered a stay in a lawsuit challenging Massachusetts’s Question 3 as it applies to whole pork meat, in light of ...

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A survey of President Biden’s Executive Order on promoting competition in the American economy

It has been one year since President Biden signed a far-reaching, industry-spanning Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy. The Executive Order outlines a...

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FDA issues draft guidance on remote regulatory assessments

FDA recently released Draft Guidance on the Agency’s expanded use of remote regulatory assessments (RRAs) to review regulated establishments and / or their records. FDA outlines how...

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