Related insights: Food and Beverage Regulation and Litigation


Using Viruses to Prevent Foodborne Illness

Dec 23 2020
Through the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the FDA is pursuing a comprehensive regulatory scheme that covers food production and preparation from farm to table. The basic premise of FSMA is to prevent the introduction and spread of harmful bacteria and viruses that can cause foodborne illness.

Christine Lawson Adds to Food Industry Compliance Training with Foreign Supplier Verification Program Certification & Produce Safety Alliance Course

Nov 24 2020
Lawson’s practice includes counseling food companies on regulatory compliance and reviews, guiding food companies through administrative hearings related to product safety concerns, conducting inspections (including responses to warning letters and 483s), and advising food businesses on labeling and impounding disputes relating to food imports.

Be Prepared for OSHA’s COVID-19 Interim Enforcement Response Plan

Apr 17 2020
On April 13, 2020, OSHA issued its Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Employers should pay close attention to this interim guidance because it includes important changes to enforcement guidelines and record-keeping requirements. High-risk employers in the medical and manufacturing sectors face especially important rule changes and enforcement risks. Employers in all sectors should make sure their written policies reflect OSHA’s most up-to-date changes.