Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009

Given the expanding concern about the safety of the U.S. food supply, Congress is again taking action to change the rules. From what we have seen so far, those changes are likely to be dramatic and potentially quite costly,...


Originally printed in the Journal of Commerce -

As the new year begins, many trade professionals wonder what is 2010 likely to hold? One can never be sure how events will unfold, but from what we know right now, it will be...

Import Safety Commercial Targeting And Analysis Center

Continuing to ramp-up product safety enforcement, DHS has announced the creation of the Import Safety Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center (CTAC). Modeled after current Customs targeting centers, CTAC is supposed to...

CPSC Further Extends Testing And Certification Deadlines

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has agreed to extend the deadline by which testing and certification of lead content in the substrate of some children’s products must commence, but that does not change the...