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Moving In-House

As you might have heard, I’m leaving Stoel Rives LLP this month, my professional home for almost 14 years (and parts of three decades). I am honored and humbled to have been asked by The Kellogg Company to join them as their in-house food safety and quality lawyer. My departure from Stoel Rives is bittersweet. … Continue Reading

Introducing The Alcoholic Beverages Law Blog

By Guest Blogger Stephanie Meier Stoel Rives’ Food, Beverage and Hospitality Group have launched a new blog focused on the alcoholic beverage industry.    The Alcoholic Beverages Law Blog provides wineries, breweries, distilleries, cideries, distributors and importers with articles and information across a broad spectrum of state and federal alcohol beverage law. The authors work on … Continue Reading

Introducing the Essential Nutrition Law Blog

Our colleague Mike Mangelson and a team of Stoel Rives lawyers spanning numerous practice specialties have recently launched the Essential Nutrition Law Blog. Stoel Rives attorneys work closely with companies engaged in the research, development, production, and sale of dietary and nutritional supplements, energy and nutrition beverages, herbal supplements and functional foods, and the Essential … Continue Reading

Jim Prevor Deconstructs CSPI’s List of “Ten Riskiest Foods”

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released its list of "Ten Riskiest Foods Regulated by the FDA."  The list has gotten a lot of publicity, particularly because some unexpected foods like potatoes made the list.  Our friend Jim Prevor, the Perishable Pundit, has written a Special Edition of his newsletter that pretty … Continue Reading

Participate in USDA Governance in Your County

The Stoel Rives Agribusiness Group has sent out an alert reminding farmers and ranchers of the USDA’s program that allows you to participate at the county level in discusssions relating to agricultural decisions in your community.  The link to the website with materials needed to submit nominations (which opened on June 15) is here.  Ken, Bryan and I … Continue Reading

PCA Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Peanut Corporation of America has filed for Chapter 7 liquidiation under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the Western District of Virginia. It claims its secured debt exceeds its assets, which means that persons harmed by salmonella in its peanut butter may only be able to collect to the extent of any insurance.… Continue Reading
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