The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio granted preliminary approval for another class action settlement related to beverage label claims on September 25—this time involving the Coca-Cola Company.
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A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on the ultimate source of pomegranate juice has already leaked into other product lines—including textiles—and its reach is likely to extend even further.
Morgan Lewis partners recently published an article in the Institute of Food Technologist’s Food Technology magazine on the future of obesity-related litigation.
New regulations for poultry inspection from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) may end its long, acrimonious struggle to modernize the existing status quo.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently proposed a rule that, if adopted, will require both processing establishments and retail facilities that grind raw beef products to maintain records in a newly prescribed format.
In February, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a new rule that contains important guidance regarding several aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA’s) whistleblower provision.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has joined its sister court in the Northern District and delayed yet another case about “evaporated cane juice” (ECJ).
Throughout 2013, the FDA issued several Warning Letters to manufacturers of medical foods, suggesting that the FDA’s final guidance may narrow its interpretation of the definition of “medical foods.” The details and implications of these Warning Letters are discussed in a Food Industry LawFlash from our FDA Practice.
In January, the FDA issued guidance on substances added to foods, including beverages and dietary supplements.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Well Done , which offers discussion of trends in law and policy affecting the food and beverage industry.