46 Results for "Washington Insights"


“Boots-on-the-ground” perspective on what Foodservice may see following the November 2014 election

FaegreBD Consulting provides a perspective from Washington D.C. on the developments in public policy relevant to foodservice.

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Posted by FaegreBD Consulting November 19, 2014
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Washington Insights

House Committee Hearing Debates "GMO" Labeling Bill

On December 10, 2014, the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Examining FDA's Role in the Regulation of Genetically Modified Food Ingredients.

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Posted by FaegreBD Consulting December 15, 2014
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Washington Insights

House Passes Voluntary GMO Labeling Bill

The U.S. is a step closer to enacting a consistent, national approach to certifying and labeling genetically modified (GMO) foods. A bill passed by the U.S. House today would alleviate food manufacturers’ burden of complying with differing state GMO labeling laws. However, the bill also would lead to an FDA-mandated definition of “natural,” among other provisions.

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Posted by Faegre Baker Daniels July 24, 2015
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Washington Insights

Menu Labeling Guidance for Small Entities

The FDA recently released a menu labeling Small Entity Compliance Guide. The guidance provides answers to what may be burning questions from operators considered small entities - which means they are "independently owned and operated and not dominant in its field of operation." 

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Posted by FaegreBD Consulting April 23, 2015
Tagged in: Small/Midsized Business, Washington Insights, Manufacturer Members, Operator/Manufacturer Collaboration

Washington: Hot Air Aside – Four Regulatory Issues Foodservice Leaders Should Have on their Radar

Take a "no-spin" look at several legislative and regulatory issues that foodservice leaders should have on their radar. Immigration reform and FSMA are here to stay; they hold the potential to impact various aspects of the foodservice business, including customer relationships. Three other issues are worth watching as well.

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Posted by IFMA May 21, 2015
Tagged in: Washington Insights, Presidents Conference