Chris Chediak named 2017 'Lawyer of the Year' for Corporate Law in Sacramento

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Sacramento, California – Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin, a business law and litigation firm, announces that Chris Chediak has been named Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law for 2017 in Sacramento by Best Lawyers in America®. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Individuals are named to the list based on their particularly high level of peer recognition.

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New FDA Strategy Document for FSMA, Food Safety Modernization ACT

By: Real Estate

The USDA has issued a new “strategy” document that outlines the agency’s direction with regard to implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (“FSMA”).  The document is intended to “to guide the next phase of FSMA implementation by outlining broadly the drivers of change in FDA’s approach to food safety and the operational strategy for implementing that change.” The strategy includes agency internal changes as well as purporting to be a guide to the rules regarding food and feed facilities,

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Regulation Creep In The Nanny State:The Proposed Not-So-Safe-Harbor Enactment In Proposition 65 Advertising Regulations

By: David Gabor

Thomas Jefferson once famously warned that, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” In the current political climate, this certainly seems to be the case. Businesses are being encroached by increasing regulatory scrutiny of what they can and cannot do. This manifests itself most readily in consumer protection laws and proposed regulations that affect, among other things, the way products need to be advertised and disclaimed.

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The Proposed Not-So-Safe Harbor Enactment In Proposition 65 Advertising Regulations

By: David Gabor

Thomas Jefferson once famously warned that, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” In the current political climate, this certainly seems to be the case. Businesses are being encroached by increasing regulatory scrutiny of what they can and cannot do. This manifests itself most readily in consumer protection laws and proposed regulations that affect, among other things, the way products need to be advertised and disclaimed.

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DTSC Announces Three Priority Products under the Green Chemistry Regulations

By Agricultural Law

DTSC on Thursday March 13, 2014 announced the first three Priority Products under the Green Chemistry Regulations.  The manufacturers of these products that sell into California are now on a regulatory time schedule to try to find alternatives to the use of the identified chemicals in the specified products.  We have set out this timetables from some of our prior blogs below.

The three products include children’s foam padded sleeping products containing TDCPP (chlorinated Tris),

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