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John Block: Clean Meat

By former USDA Secretary John R. Block All the time, we hear the loud voices of consumer groups that insist the public must be informed about the food we eat. “Label it organic.”  “If it has GMOs, the consumer must know.” …

Upcoming Webinar: Avoiding the Food Labeling Class Action Trap

The food and beverage industry is facing an unprecedented number of threats from class action cases alleging misleading labeling and advertising. Approximately two new lawsuits against manufacturers, distributors and retailers were filed each week in…

John Block: Organic Foods

By former USDA Secretary John R. Block Before focusing on today’s ag issue, I want to pay tribute to Clayton Yeutter.  Clayton passed away Saturday, March 4 – age 86 – having served as U.S. Trade Ambassador and Secretary of Agriculture for Pre…

Organic Reform

By Marshall Matz and Peter Matz, as published in Agri-Pulse The House of Representatives’ Freedom Caucus lists the USDA National Organic Program as one that should be a high priority for reform under President-elect Donald Trump. We agree. T…

Medical Privacy Update: HHS Guidance on Permitted Uses and Disclosures of PHI for Treatment and Health Care Operations

Late last week, HHS’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) issued two Fact Sheets (or guidance documents) intended to assist regulated industry in Understanding Some of HIPAA’s Permitted Uses an…

Who Regulates the Advertising of Your App?

We have blogged and hosted numerous webinars on FDA regulation of mobile medical apps (see here, here, here, here and here); but if you are an app developer, you should be aware that FDA is not the only agency looking at your app.  The Federal…

How to Legally Import and Market Pharmaceuticals in the U.S. and Canada

A Webinar Presented by OFW Law and Davis, LLP October 15, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EST During this webinar, the second of four which OFW Law and Davis LLP are teaming up to present, attendees will learn about the regulatory requirements necessary to succes…

How to Legally Import and Market Medical Devices in the U.S. and Canada

A Webinar Presented by OFW Law and Davis, LLP October 1, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EST During this webinar, the first of four which OFW Law and Davis LLP are teaming up to present, attendees will learn about the regulatory requirements necessary to successfu…

Webinar Series: Regulatory Requirements for the Import of Medical Products and Foods Into the U.S. and Canada

Announcing OFW Law and Davis LLP’s New Four-Part Webinar Series: REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE IMPORT OF MEDICAL PRODUCTS AND FOODS INTO THE U.S. AND CANADA OFW Law and Davis LLP have joined together to present a new webinar series to provide att…

How to Legally Import and Market Pharmaceuticals in the U.S. and Canada

A Webinar Presented by OFW Law and Davis, LLP October 15, 2014, 1:00 p.m. EST During this webinar, the first of four which OFW Law and Davis LLP are teaming up to present, attendees will learn about the regulatory requirements necessary to successf…

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