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FDA Issues First Set of Warning Letters to Companies Selling Delta-8 THC

On May 4, 2022, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued for the first time Warning Letters to companies selling products containing delta-8 …

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White House Announces Nutrition Conference

The White House announced the long-awaited White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, to be held in Washington this September, with the specific date …

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April Food and Agriculture Regulatory Recap

OFW’s Food & Agriculture team regularly monitors announcements and policy issuances from FDA, USDA, and other agencies to keep our clients apprised of regulatory developments …

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USDA

OH SNAP! FNS RESCINDS HUNDREDS OF SNAP RETAILER DISQUALIFICATIONS

During late March 2022, USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) did something truly shocking: it rescinded hundreds of charge letters and disqualification determinations against SNAP-authorized …

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Federal Cannabis Legalization & Regulation: A Timely Discussion of The Mace States Reform Act

Background By the end of 2021, ninety-one percent of Americans reported favoring some form of marijuana legalization. To date, eighteen (18) states and Washington, DC, …

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Agriculture & Agribusiness

New Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ELRP) Phase 1 To Provide $750 Million in Relief to Livestock Producers  

On April 4, 2022, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the new …

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Updates from Olsson Frank's Twitter:

Modernizing Food SOI has been on FDA's radar for the last 20 years, but there has been very little movement on the subject until this past year. On Wednesday, FDA announced that it is revoking the SOI for French Dressing.
https://ofwlaw.com/modernization-of-principles-for-food-standards-of-identity-soi-in-a-long-line-of-what-needs-to-be-done-french-dressing-soi-revoked/

SCOTUS convened a special hearing on Friday to hear oral arguments regarding the vaccine-or-test mandates.
https://ofwlaw.com/vaccine-or-test-mandates-us-supreme-court-oral-arguments-on-friday/

On December 18, 2021, regulations implementing the TMA went into effect. By amending the Lanham Act, individuals, businesses, and the USPTO now have new tools at their disposal.

https://ofwlaw.com/trademark-modernization-act-took-effect-december-18-2021/

The 6th Circuit is chosen from the lottery to hear the the consolidated lawsuits against OSHA ETS!
https://ofwlaw.com/6th-circuit-selected-in-lottery-to-hear-lawsuits-against-osha-ets-vaccine-and-testing-mandate/

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