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FDA’s Comment Period for “Natural” Food Labels Is Now Open

FDA took long-awaited and much-anticipated steps this week to address the requests of both consumers and food manufacturers and producers for guidance and regulation on use of the term “natural.” For years now, consumer litigation alleging false labeling and misrepresentation

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Are We Becoming More Social?

It goes without saying that there’s been much attention given to the use of social media in litigation.  As litigators, we regularly monitor Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram  and other social media networks to surveille those who have sued our clients and those

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The Horses Are Off (the Shelves)! Odds Are that the Ensuing Litigation Will Be An Endurance Race

Regulators, food distributors, and, of course, lawyers are scrambling to determine the legal and reputational consequences of the still-growing horse meat scandal that recently hit Europe.  Amid the recalls, finger-pointing, and consumer outrage at the thought of eating horse meatballs

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Hello World!

Welcome to Cozen O’Connor’s Food Recall Monitor. As the name (and catchy subhead suggest) this is where food, law and insurance intersect. Our goal is to provide the food and insurance industries with an easily accessible resource to read about

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