Effective Jan. 1, 2006, all food companies, including dietary and nutritional supplement manufacturers, must include warnings if they contain “major allergens.” For article, click here. The new requirements are part of the 2004 Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act. The Act covers major food allergens including milk, egg, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, wheat, peanuts, and soybeans, and proteins derived from these foods.

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Joel B. Rothman represents clients in intellectual property infringement litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, defamation, trade libel, unfair competition, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and commercial matters. Joel’s litigation practice also includes significant focus on electronic discovery issues such as e-discovery management and motion practice relating to e-discovery.