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What are the regulations surrounding the labeling of personal care products?

What are the regulations for labeling Personal Care products with the words natural, organic, or/and biodegradable?


Can the "Made in ..." Labels be Shortened to Only Include the Country of Origin?

We are importing a number of products manufactured offshore for re-sale in the U.S. Some of them are quite small and irregular shaped, and are...

What are the Requirements for Labels of Origin on Non-Food Items?

Is there a requirement for non-food items (specifically steel uniform lockers) made in China to have a label of origin? Does it have to be...

Are There Regulations Concerning the Use of the Word "New" on Packaging in the UK?

I'm trying to establish if there's any legislation governing the use of the word "new" on the label of a product going into the U.K. I'm led to...

Do Both Packaging and Product Need to be Marked "Made in China"?

If a products package is clearly marked with "Made in China" is it necessary to also mark the product within the package? My question is...

What is the Legal Status of Decree N°92-631?

Regarding French food contact safety regulations, was decree N°92-631 replaced by DGCCRF 2004-64? Do they have the same legal status?




The White House recently called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to update the "Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology" (Coordinated Framework).

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has determined that current dietary exposures to acrylamide are not of concern with respect to non-neoplastic effects, however, there may be concern for neoplastic effects based on animal evidence. These findings are part of a scientific opinion on acrylamide in food, published on June 4, 2015, by the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) in response to a request from the European Commission.

The California Department of Justice recently released a guide, The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act: A Resource Guide, to provide businesses with recommendations on how to develop required disclosures pertaining to their efforts to prevent human trafficking.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirmed on May 30, 2014, that chemical compounds manufactured from tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (the 3TGs) are not included in the scope of the final rule implementing the Conflict Minerals provision (Section 1502) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.