Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

FDA provides update on forthcoming New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently provided an update from FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn M.D. and Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas on the...

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COVID-19 update: FDA issues guidance on voluntary reporting of temporary closures or significantly reduced production

On May 27, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new guidance for human food establishments on voluntarily reporting to FDA temporary closures or significantly reduced...

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COVID-19 Update: FDA issues guidance on temporary flexibility policy regarding certain labeling requirements for foods for humans during COVID-19 pandemic

On May 22, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced two policies to provide temporary flexibility with respect to packaged foods formulation and labeling requirements...

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President Trump issues Executive Order authorizing agencies to provide regulatory relief to support economic recovery in response to COVID-19

On May 19, President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) authorizing federal agencies to provide regulatory relief to support the economic response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Specifically,...

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COVID-19 update: FDA and USDA issue memorandum of understanding regarding the potential use of the Defense Production Act with regard to FDA-regulated food during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently issued a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the potential use of the Defense...

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COVID-19 update: CDC and OSHA release interim guidance for manufacturing workers and employers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Interim Guidance from CDC and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Manufacturing Workers and Employers...

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COVID-19 update: California issues industry guidance for facilities that process or pack meat, dairy, and produce

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently issued a COVID-19 Industry Guidance intended for facilities that process or pack meat, dairy, or produce to support a safe and...

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COVID-19 update: FDA provides update on inspection plans

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently provided an update regarding its plans for conducting routine surveillance inspections of domestic and foreign facilities during the...

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COVID-19 update: USDA updates FAQs to address President Trump's Executive Order invoking the Defense Production Act for meat and poultry processors

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) webpage regarding COVID-19 to include a section on President Trump's Executive...

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