On March 6, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) jointly issued seven warning letters to companies making alleged unauthorized claims related to the
Continue Reading FDA and FTC Warn Companies for Unauthorized Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Claims

On Feb. 20, 2020, roughly one year after announcing its comprehensive per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) action plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a preliminary regulatory determination under
Continue Reading PFAS Update: EPA Begins Process of Developing Drinking Water Limits for PFOS and PFOA

On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced that it finalized changes to the Nutrition Facts panel on the labels of packaged foods and beverages, as well as changes to the
Continue Reading FDA Announces Changes to the Nutrition Information on the Labels of Food, Beverages, and Dietary Supplements

Despite positive reviews from the EPA and European Food Safety Authority, Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic compound used to line canned goods and other consumer products, was added to the
Continue Reading BPA Regulation Will Soon Affect Consumer Products Distributed in California – Comments on Regulation due April 29, 2016

All NaturalIn our February 12, 2014 post, entitled “Consumer Class Actions Trending From Attacking ‘All Natural’ to ‘Raw,’” we addressed whether claims challenging consumer product advertising as “all natural” were preempted
Continue Reading Court Rejects Preemption and Primary Jurisdiction Arguments in “All Natural” Case