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Class Certification Is Denied In Baby Food Mislabeling Case
Posted on 7 Aug 2014 by DLA Piper

By Stefanie Jill Fogel , Mary B. Langowski , and Tiffani V. Williams On June 23, a California federal judge declined to certify a class action lawsuit, [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], accusing Gerber Products Co. of mislabeling... Read More

FDA Finalizes Rule Prohibiting Certain Nutrient Content Claims for Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Posted on 19 May 2014 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On April 28, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final rule that will prohibit certain nutrient content claims for foods and dietary supplements containing the omega-3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), eicosapentaenoic acid... Read More

Public Meeting on Proposed Rules to Change Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Sizes
Posted on 28 Jul 2014 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting on June 26, 2014 to discuss the proposed rules to revise the Nutrition Facts label and serving sizes.[1] The meeting featured an overview of the proposed rules by FDA, a panel on stakeholder... Read More

FDA Announces Major Revisions to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Posted on 20 Mar 2014 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On February 27th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of three proposed rules that would revise the Nutrition Facts label requirements. These proposals were published in the Federal Register on Monday, March 3. Food Labeling... Read More