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Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

Food labels spark class-action suits

The increase in class-action litigation challenging labels on certain food products has consumer litigation attorneys taking notice, and laying at least part of the blame on federal regulators.

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Judge questions images for cigarette packages

By PETE YOST Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge peppered a government lawyer with questions Wednesday expressing doubts about whether the Food and Drug Administration can force tobacco companies to post graphic images on their cigarette packages showing the health effects of smoking. In a two-hour hearing, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon closely questioned Justice Department lawyer Mark ...

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Feds take legal action against Triad Group, H&P Industries (UPDATE)

By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have taken legal action to bar a Wisconsin company from making or distributing its health care products, following five recalls of disinfectant wipes and other health care products. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that federal prosecutors filed a legal injunction against the Triad Group and H&P Industries of ...

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FDA announces two new safety rules

By Correy Stephenson Dolan Media The Food and Drug Administration has released two new regulations pursuant to the Food Safety Modernization Act, which increased the agency‘s authority to recall unsafe foods. The Act also requires food producers to give FDA officials access to records in the event of a food-borne illness outbreak, and endows the agency with the power to ...

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