Recent Posts tagged as 'FTC'
Blog Post
04/04/2019
By Jonathan A. Havens

On April 2, 2019, outgoing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., further addressed FDA’s approach to cannabis-containing and cannabis-derived products (e.g., cannabidiol (CBD)-containing products).

Blog Post
02/19/2019
By Jonathan A. Havens and Kermit J. Nash

Despite the cold temperatures across much of the country, federal and state policy, regulatory, and enforcement developments have been heating up in the food and beverage space.  In the last few weeks alone:

Blog Post
09/07/2017
By Jonathan A. Havens

Commission Settles First-Ever Complaint Against Individual Influencers, Issues Warning Letters to 21 Others, and Releases Updated Staff Guidance

This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) pursued enforcement action against a number of social media influencers over the influencers’ alleged failures to disclose material connections between themselves and the brands endorsed in their posts. 

Blog Post
08/29/2017
By Jonathan A. Havens

During a campaign-style rally in Arizona last week, President Trump repeated his call for more products to be “Made in the USA.”  Not surprisingly, the President did not address the standards that must be met in order for a product to bear such a claim, or the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC or the Commission) recent enforcement around the claim.
 

Blog Post
07/20/2017
By Jonathan A. Havens

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) announced a wave of reforms this week in line with Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen’s mission to “aggressively” implement a Trump administration directive aimed at eliminating wasteful, unnecessary regulations and processes.

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