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Scott C. Tips

Scott C. Tips
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A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley Law School, Scott C. Tips currently practices internationally, emphasizing Food-and-Drug law, business law and business litigation, trade practice, and international corporate formation and management. He has been involved in the nutrition field for more than three decades and may be reached at (415) 244-1813 or by e-mail at scott@rivieramail.com.

Nondisclosure Agreements: Friend or Foe?

In the wake of the recent #MeToo movement and with mainstream-media attention, nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) rank high in the legislative, if not voter, consciousness....

Traveling Light and Quickly

Once in a while the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) has a rather sedate meeting. Its most recent...

The Glyphosate Cases Grind Forward as Health and Fertility Rates Plunge

You have never seen a live dire wolf. And yet dire wolves traveling and hunting alone or in packs were formidable adversaries. Five feet...

“Scientific Consensus” Scheme Shot Down in Flames

Styled as “CAC42,” the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) met in its 42nd session in Geneva, Switzerland the week of July 8-12, 2019, and I...

New Employment Ruling Clamps Down on Employer Flexibility

This time, it all began with Dynamex Operations, an Uber-like delivery service where the drivers—independent contractors—had to wear company uniforms and sport the company’s...

Online Professional Advice Receives First Amendment Protection

Many decades ago, during the New Deal era, the United States Supreme Court decided in the Valentine v. Chrestensen case that commercial speech was...

Plundering Powers Of States And Cities Reined In

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

GMO Foods Will Soon Be Mislabeled As Biofortified

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances...

The Coming Polar Shift in Nutritional Healing

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

Victory at Codex Over Dangerous Vet Drug! – Part 2

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...