Tag: mass

Difficult Week for the Food Industry (Good Week for the Plaintiffs’ Bar): HVP Salmonella and FDA Warning Letters

The week of March 1 saw a double whammy hit food manufacturers. I. Open Letter to Industry on Marketing Claims First, on March 3, FDA sent warning letters to 16 food manufacturers concerning their labeling practices. FDA also issued an Open Letter to Industry warning against certain practices. For example, FDA warned that: o Nutrient content claims … Continue Reading

“Canada is Next”

Anyone interested in trends in cross-border mass-torts litigation and the nightmare this is becoming should read a recent article in Bloomberg Law Reports entitled "Brave New World: The Dawn of Hyper-Complex Litigation" In the article, appears the following: "The Canadian Double-Down" "At a January 2008 products liability symposium, a well-regarded New York City plaintiffs’ attorney … Continue Reading
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