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Crowell & Moring LLP
17 months since it's last issuance of a Withhold Release Order U.S. Customs and Border Protection revives its enforcement mechanism to target a Chinese importer and its affiliates operating ...
Scarinci Hollenbeck LLC
After a period of delayed enforcement, compliance is now required for several provisions of Reese's Law (P.L. 117-171), which mandates federal safety requirements for button cell or coin batteries.
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
The first is when a vendor willfully and unlawfully sells or furnishes alcohol to an underage patron who then causes injury or damage to another.
Foley Hoag LLP
Foley Hoag LLP publishes this quarterly Update primarily concerning developments in product liability and related law from federal and state courts applicable...
Michael Best & Friedrich
This week, USDA confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in dairy herds in Texas, Kansas and New Mexico, afflicting primarily older dairy cows causing decreased lactation...
Duane Morris LLP
On November 21, 2023, Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL), Representative Brittany Pettersen (D-CO) and Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), introduced the Ban Water Beads Act (H.R. 6468) to ban water beads marketed towards children.
Foley & Lardner
Non-interventional studies are invaluable for gaining insights into the actual safety and effectiveness of drugs in real-world settings.
Perkins Coie LLP
On March 18, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published its Final Rule on Voluntary Labeling of FSIS-Regulated Products with U.S.-Origin Claims (Final Rule).
Crowell & Moring LLP
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Doug Dziak by a voice vote to serve as a commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC").
A concerted effort by CP companies to liquidate inventory at the end of 2023 is reflected in decreased levels across most sectors.
Winston & Strawn LLP
In a case involving a plaintiff who lost his arm in a meat grinder, the Second Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of his claims against the grinder's manufacturer on a motion for summary judgment due to substantial modification of the meat grinder by the plaintiff's co-workers.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Last week, we posted about an NAD decision that provides some helpful guidance for advertisers who want to use the word ​"clean" to describe their products.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
eDiscovery document review can be time-consuming and expensive for companies.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
On October 25, 2023, New York enacted GBL 391-oo, which bans the sale of over-the-counter diet pills and dietary supplements intended for weight loss and muscle...
Michael Best & Friedrich
I've posted a lot about ultra-processed foods (UPF) because there is a plethora of articles in the popular literature about the ostensible health risks of UPF consumption.
Michael Best & Friedrich
New research in the journal Frontiers suggests that broken down plastics can be carriers of a range of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC) that can harm human health.
Perkins Coie LLP
On March 5, FDA published its long-awaited Final Guidance on New Dietary Ingredient Notification (NDIN) Procedures and Timeframes (Final Guidance).
Foley & Lardner
New regulations from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are set to go into effect on March 19, 2024, for manufacturers and importers of consumer...
Foley & Lardner
After formulating an exciting new healthy food or beverage, the packaging it comes in may feel like an afterthought.
Arnold & Porter
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) recently announced that substances containing certain Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) for use as grease-proofing agents on paper...
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