First Lady and nutrition: USDA and FDA propose sweeping food labelling and marketing regulations
By Mary B Langowski and Tiffani V Williams
First Lady Michelle Obama and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have released two long-awaited proposed regulations that would for the first time in 20 years make significant changes to the nutrition information found on food and dietary supplement labels.
The proposals would make a number of changes to update the nutrition facts label, including: required information on the amount of ‘added sugars’ in a product; updated serving size requirements to more accurately reflect consumption; emphasised certain label elements, such as calories and serving sizes and; presented dual-column labels to indicate both ‘per serving’ and ‘per package’ for larger packages of food that could be consumed in multiple settings.
The proposed regulations will be subject to a 90-day comment period after publication in the Federal Register…
Click on the link below to read the rest of the DLA Piper briefing.
News from DLA Piper
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from DLA Piper
Corporate liability: the Italian Supreme Court extends the scope of application of Legislative Decree No. 231/2001
The Italian Supreme Court has reconsidered the possibility of applying Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 to the so-called target offences of a criminal organisation.
In autumn 2011, Thailand suffered severe floods. Among the properties damaged were shops and distribution centres owed by a subsidiary of Tesco.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Shearman & Sterling is making its presence felt in the City, squaring up to magic circle firms and looking to muscle in on key relationships. Private equity house Bridgepoint is one outfit that has had its head turned by the US firm.
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions