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Food and Beverage News and Trends: August 2017


This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. In this issue:

  • FDA brings about voluntary recall of coffee product with Viagra-like substance.

  • Cook County beverage tax is in effect.

  • Many locations are taxing sugary sodas, but why are they taxing beverages without sugar?

  • Dueling definitions of "milk" continue before the FDA and the public.

  • Trade groups file suit against New York menu-labeling rules.
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  • FDA allows health claim for macadamia nut maker.

  • Oral arguments to come in appeal in Peanut Corporation of America case.

  • Will DC become the next "food court"?