Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Dusted Shrimp Are Part of the Antidumping Case

Here also is an update re antidumping duties. Take a look at the July 1, 2009 decision of the Court of International Trade that dusted shrimp is covered within the definition of shrimp in the pending antidumping cases....

More Re CPSIA

In addition to the tracking label requirement taking effect shortly, CPSC has also issued guidance or put to a vote of the Commissioners positions on such topics as inaccessible component parts...

CPSC Tracking Label Requirements Take Effect on August 14, 2009

By way of reminder and again in the context of supply chain security and traceability, Section 103 of the CPSIA calls for labels to facilitate any recall which might be required, The labels are also intended to aid consumers in...

Bribery Still Does Not Pay

On August 1, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed documents evidencing a settlement against Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc. (NSP) and two of its officers, one current and one former. The charges related to cash...

FDA Publishes Draft Guidances re Tomatoes, Melons and Spinach Handling

Building on existing guidances to industry which have been previously published, FDA has just released new guidances addressing food and supply chain safety regarding the handling of tomatoes, melons and spinach, whether at the...

FDA Updates Regulations of More Than Just Food

While much of the press coverage lately has to do with changes in food regulations, it is worth keeping in mind that FDA regulates cosmetics, too, as well as medical devices, nutritional supplements and other products. Regarding...

Food Safety Bill Passes Major Hurdle

On July 30, 2009, the House of Representatives passed the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009. The proposal went through some revisions as it made its way through the legislative process. The bill will now go to the U.S. Senate...