• In response to the Mexican Council of the Consumer Products Industry’s (“ConMéxico”) request for the postponement of Official Mexican Standard NOM-051 (“NOM-051”), Mexican authorities have stated that food


Continue Reading Mexico Allows Food and Beverage Companies to Use Provisional Stickers to Comply with Official Mexican Standard NOM-051

Godiva Can’t Slip Suit Over Using ‘Belgium 1926’ on Labels (subscription to Law360 required)

  • A proposed class action lawsuit filed against Godiva Chocolatier in January 2019 alleges that consumers in


Continue Reading US District Court Refuses to Dismiss Proposed Class Action Against Godiva Over “Belgium 1926” Claim for Chocolate Made in the U.S.

  • On May 26, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued joint warning letters to four companies for the marketing and sale of products


Continue Reading FDA and FTC Issue Warning Letters to Companies Marketing and Selling Products Deemed Fraudulent for the Treatment or Prevention of COVID-19

  • In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court Southern District of California, the plaintiff alleges unlawful, unfair, and deceptive business practices in violation of California law because the defendant,


Continue Reading Consumer Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Folgers Coffee Cannister Does Not yield the Advertised Number of Cups (Law360 Subscription Required)

  • On March 13, 2020, Ultimate Brain Nutrients, LLC (“UBN”) submitted a Petition (which FDA filed and posted for comprehensive review on April 30, 2020), seeking FDA’s authorization of a qualified


Continue Reading FDA Posts Qualified Health Claim Petition Regarding MCTs Caprylic and Capric Acid for Use in the Management of Migraine Headaches