Tag Archives: Labeling

French NGO Claims Many Manufacturers Fail to Comply with Nano Labeling Requirement

UFC-Que Choisir, a French non-governmental organization (NGO), announced on January 23, 2018, that it filed complaints against nine manufacturers of food and cosmetic products for failure to comply with the requirement to report the presence of nanomaterials on the product … Continue reading

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A trace of deceptiveness in bourbon age labeling

Penrose v. Buffalo Trace Distillery, Inc., 2018 WL 705054, No. 17CV294 (E.D. Mo. Feb. 5, 2018)Plaintiffs brought a putative class action claiming that BT misrepresented that  Old Charter bourbon has been “aged 8 years.” The court mostly refused to dismiss … Continue reading

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5 Ways Cosmetic Product Companies Can Comply with FDA Labeling Requirements & Help Avoid FDA Enforcement

Cosmetic products do not require Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval unless they have color additives or unless the qualify as a drug, medical device, or dietary supplements. There are two laws, however, that regulate the entry of cosmetic products … Continue reading

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Tobacco companies challenge cigarette labeling regulations

[JURIST] A group of four tobacco companies sued the US government Tuesday claiming that new cigarette labeling regulations [FDA materials] violate their First Amendment [text] rights. The suit, filed against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [official website] in the … Continue reading

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A Model of Labeling with Horizontal Differentiation and Cost Variability

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Alexander E. Saak (International Food Policy Research Institute) provides A Model of Labeling with Horizontal Differentiation and Cost Variability. ABSTRACT: We study optimal disclosure of variety by a multi-product firm with random costs. In our… … Continue reading

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