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Don’t Make the Mistake of Waiting Until It’s Too Late

A friend of mine died recently. He was older, without being “elderly.” That is, he was in great health and not even one bit...

How To File Your Own, Super-Easy State Trademark Applications

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,...

A Most Surreal Two Weeks: The Codex Alimentarius Circus Comes to Town

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,...

The First Amendment Protects Vegan Creamery’s Right to Call Its Products “Butter”

Call me crazy, but I’ve never been confused into thinking that peanut butter, cashew butter, almond butter, or even an olive-oil spread called “butter”...

CODEX ALIMENTARIUS: One Victory, One Loss

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,...
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NAC—The Latest Health-Success Story to Become an FDA Target

About three decades ago, I was one of the food-and-drug attorneys involved in defending various persons and companies who for some time had been...

Turnabout is Fair Play

I had a client once who resided in Central California and I represented them on a number of litigation matters. They were, shall we...

The Codex Alimentarius Commission Meets Virtually for the First Time Ever

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,...

Three Felonies a Day?

“Show me the man and I’ll find you the crime.” —Lavrentiy Beria, Stalin’s Soviet Security Chief   It is no State secret that government legislators and bureaucrats...
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Many Codex Alimentarius Meetings Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Fears

Even well into this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has created and keeps creating scheduling and rescheduling challenges for the Codex Alimentarius Commission. The first...

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