Food & Beverage

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  • December 04, 2020

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    The past week in London has seen pharmaceutical giant Teva hit Astellas with a patent suit, Volkswagen sue several shippers and Prince Harry sue several tabloids for defamation. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.

  • December 04, 2020

    Cheesecake Factory Settles Claims It Hid COVID-19 Finances

    The Cheesecake Factory agreed to pay a $125,000 civil penalty to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday to settle allegations the restaurant chain hid from investors that its finances were struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • December 04, 2020

    Good Disclosure Requires More Enforcement, SEC Panel Told

    Regulators should consider increasing enforcement to ensure that corporate disclosures detailing risks caused by the coronavirus pandemic meet a consistent level of quality, an accounting professor told a Securities and Exchange Commission panel.

  • December 03, 2020

    OSHA Won't Fine Meatpacker Accused Of COVID-19 Violations

    The U.S. Department of Labor's workplace safety arm will not cite a meat processing company investigated for alleged COVID-19 violations, despite a lawsuit by workers urging a Pennsylvania federal court to force the agency to make the company better protect against the disease.

  • December 03, 2020

    Farm Workers Say They Were Cropdusted With Pesticides

    More than 20 migrant workers and their children sued a group of agricultural companies on Wednesday for repeatedly spraying the workers with pesticides during a corn-pruning operation and then dismissing their injuries.

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  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Farm Service Agency
  • Food and Nutrition Service
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  • Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • State and international food and beverage regulators
  • Food safety regulation
  • Labeling requirements
  • Food import bans and trade restrictions
  • Antitrust and consumer protection controls
  • Food and beverage recalls
  • Food safety actions
  • Merger reviews
  • Mass torts
  • Food safety suits
  • Labor and employment issues
  • International trade disputes
  • Agricultural commodities trading suits
  • Antitrust disputes
  • Breach of contract suits
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Environmental issues
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures
  • Share buybacks and stock splits
  • Franchise agreements and real estate deals
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of food and beverage practices


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