Weintraub Tobin and Waldron & Bragg Merge

Download: WTWB Merger Press Release FINAL.pdf

Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation and Waldron & Bragg, a professional corporation, have jointly announced the merger of their business law and litigation firms. The combined firm will be named Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin and have offices in Sacramento, Calif., San Francisco, Calif., Beverly Hills, Calif., and Newport Beach, Calif. With more than 70 attorneys, the firm will continue to focus on corporate,

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Meritas Capability Webinar: Doing Business in California, Proposition 65

Summary of Webinar:
California laws and regulations are replete with California specific provisions that can trip up the out of state manufacturer, supplier or retailer of goods in the state. Manufacturing for, and selling products into the California market, directly or through the internet is complicated by several California specific laws that regulate the chemicals that are contained in that product. In this webinar we identify and discuss three of those laws: Proposition 65,

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Weintraub Tobin Raises Money for American Heart Association

Heart Walk Logo

For a third year in a row, Weintraub Tobin is working to raise funds for cardiovascular diseases and stroke by partaking in the American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, September 21 at William Land Park.

Our attorneys and staff work hard during the summer months to gear up for the walk, which raises the dollars needed to fund life-saving research and initiatives in our local community. Each year,

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Upcoming Webinar: FSMA Made Simple: Strategic & Tactical Approaches In Preparing For New Regulations

Attorneys Lee Smith and Alden Parker will present at an upcoming webinar: “FSMA Made Simple: Strategic and Tactical Approaches In Preparing for New Regulations” at 2 p.m. August 14.

After participating in this webinar, attendees will have knowledge of how to realistically analyze the effects of FSMA regulations on their operations and build an action plan of next steps for their company.

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) presents a daunting collection of both newly enforced and proposed regulations impacting food processors.

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DTSC Issues Final Green Chemistry Regulations

With little public notice the final version of the Green Chemistry regulations has been released. The final regulations show no substantive changes made to the regulations from the April version that has already been reviewed and commented upon. OAL has until August 29 to complete its review of the regulations which requires OAL to make a number of findings and when OAL signs off the regulations become effective. http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/SCPRegulations.cfm

In summary,

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Prop 65 Revisions are Ongoing, Public Meeting on July 30, 2013

This is from OEHHA’s website; the colored comments are ours.

On July 30, 2013, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) will hold a public pre-regulatory workshop for the purpose of gathering input from interested parties on the content of a regulation that would address Proposition 65 warnings. Such a regulation, if formally proposed and adopted, would either supplement or replace existing OEHHA regulations governing Proposition 65 warnings and conform to any statutory changes if enacted.

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FDA Proposes Arsenic Action Level for Apple Juice

On July 12, 2013 the FDA announced a proposed action level of 10 ppb (parts per billion) for arsenic in apple juice. The 10 ppb is the same as EPA arsenic in drinking water standards.

“The FDA is committed to ensuring the safety of the American food supply and to doing what is necessary to protect public health. “We have been studying this issue comprehensively, and based on the agency’s data and analytical work,

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