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Food and Beverage News and Trends: September 2017


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

  • Report on consumer and retailer hurdles regarding electronic disclosure of GMO ingredients.

  • Food industry is ready for the upcoming end of partially hydrogenated oils.

  • New York City agrees to hold off on enforcement of menu labeling.

  • Will the Trump Administration change school lunches nationwide?

  • "Natural" food claims are the subject of ever more legal disputes.

  • USDA and Cook County reach agreement on county's beverage tax.

  • FDA unveils new software tool designed for use in complying with the FSMA.

  • Appeals court rejects settlement of case involving sandwich length.

  • FDA declines to express a view on the current dispute over milk labeling.

  • Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging "100% Grated Parmesan Cheese" label.

  • Cheeses recalled in New York state for Listeria contamination.