Members Only ContentMonitoring the Safety of Dietary Supplements and Novel Foods: Looking Beyond the Recent GAO Report

Posted on September 2013 by By Carol Ward, DrPH and Sandy Sulsky, MPH, PhD

Consumers worldwide are increasingly turning to dietary supplements, and the food industry is responding with an expanding diversity of products for an eager market. In contrast to pharmaceutical p...read more

Members Only ContentThe Marketing of Local Foods and FSMA: What will the Implications Be?

Posted on September 2013 by By Erik R. Lieberman and Christopher Hudspeth

The enactment of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in 2011 marked the most sweeping change to our nation’s food laws in more than 70 years.  Not since President Franklin Delano Ro...read more

Members Only ContentConsumer Behavior and FDA Regulation: An FDLI Dialogue

Posted on September 2013 by By Jennifer Kane, Esq, Manager, Tobacco/Drugs Portfolio; Editor

On July 24, nearly 40 participants convened in-person at the D.C. offices of Latham & Watkins LLP and via teleconference for a cross-cutting FDLI Dialogue program focused on consumer behavior a...read more

Members Only ContentReform of China's Food Safety Regulatory System: Are You Ready?

Posted on August 2013 by By Ying Huang and Mitchell Cheeseman

In March 2013, the annual sessions of China's National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (referred to as the "two sessions" hereafter) caught the attentio...read more

Members Only ContentFDLI’s 56th Annual Conference FDA Alumni Association Honors Richard M. Cooper with Wiley Lecture Award

Posted on May 2013 by By Stephanie Barnes, Esq, Editor, Foods Team Member

FDLI’s 56th Annual conference hosted the presentation of the Food and Drug Administration Alumni Association’s Harvey W. Wiley Lecture Award. Richard M. Cooper currently Of Counsel at W...read more

Members Only ContentCommissioner Hamburg Gives Opening Address at FDLI’s 56th Annual Conference

Posted on May 2013 by By Stephanie Barnes, Esq., Editor, Foods Team Member

“Looking back as I approach my four year mark at the FDA, it has been an extraordinary time. Each of those years has given me a clearer perspective on FDA’s critical...read more

Members Only ContentTrends From 2011 FDA Warning Letters on Adulterated Food

Posted on February 2013 by Joseph A. Levitt, Maile Gradison Hermida, and Veronica S. Knapp

In the last few years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has become much more inspection-oriented and enforcement-minded.  The agency is conducting more inspections of food facilitie...read more

Members Only ContentChanges in Gluten-Free Labeling: A Closer look at TTB and FDA Regulations

Posted on February 2013 by Jennifer R. Diaz, Shelly Garg, & Rebecca Rodriguez

Introduction To date, the regulatory environment for gluten-free labeling on food and alcohol products has been nebulous to say the least. With undefined standards for voluntary disclosure, regulat...read more

Members Only ContentA Legislative Renaissance for Food Safety in Canada: The Safe Food for Canadians Act

Posted on February 2013 by Martha A. Healey, Norton Rose Canada, Ottawa, Ontario and Lucas Thacker, Norton Rose Canada, Toronto, Ontario

It has been estimated that over seventy per cent of food products sold in Canada are imported from other countries and that most domestic food products contain imported ingredients. On June 7,...read more

In Europe, food supplements are regulated by the Directive 2002/46/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of June 10th 2002. In Europe, "food supplements," are foods which aim to supplement ...read more