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19 Antibacterial Soap Ingredients to be Banned by the FDA!

Co-authored by Jennifer Diaz and Kristina Hernandez-Tilson, an attorney in Miami, Florida, practices in state and federal court, litigating matters of civil and administrative law.  Do you assume that when shopping for soaps or body washes, consumers will often times reach for products labeled “antibacterial” in hopes that those products will keep them and their families READ MORE

FDA’s Declared War on Sugar

Take a look at any food label. Check out the back panel entitled “Nutrition Facts”. It should look similar to the image on the left. Take a look at the total carbohydrate. In this sample, the total carbs is 37g, with 4g of dietary fiber, and 1g of sugar. That leaves 32g of carbohydrates unaccounted READ MORE

White House’s OMB Intervenes to Weaken FDA’s Proposed Regulation of E-Cigs

On April 24, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) issued a proposed regulation which would subject the currently unregulated e-cigarette industry to FDA regulation under the authority of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The proposed rule put e-cigarettes with a list of products FDA “deemed” tobacco products, and as such, READ MORE

E-Cigs “Deemed” Tobacco Under New FDA Proposed Rule

 On April 24, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced what some call a “long- awaited” proposed regulation that will impact the future of the currently booming e-cigarette industry. Currently, e-cigarettes are not a part of FDA’s purview and have no FDA oversight – FDA’s proposed rule intends to change this in a big way. READ MORE

OTI’s – July 31 is Deadline to Voice Opinion on FMC’s Proposed Changes

Now’s the time to apply to become a non vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) and/or ocean freight forwarder (OFF).  FMC has proposed major changes to its regulations and application requirements for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs).   Get your application in now to avoid those changes, and/or, learn the changes and spend the time to comment on them while you READ MORE