Recent Articles

December 7, 2016 8:45 am
Shagha Tousi, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Product packaging litigation is a growing concern in the food and beverage industry, as companies face the possibility of multiple sources of litigation based on their product packaging and labeling. Shagha Tousi, a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Business Litigation and Product Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation practice groups, explores how manufacturers can avoid being subject to a regulatory action or class action litigation on the basis of their product labeling.
December 6, 2016 8:45 am
Parker Rains, Vice President, Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance
While no level of preparedness can eliminate 100 percent of workplace accidents, employers can greatly reduce the risk by creating a detailed accident preparedness plan. Here are four things to consider when creating your accident preparedness plan.
December 1, 2016 10:45 am
Patrick Whittle, Associated Press
Baby eels, also called elvers, are at the center of a lucrative business in Maine, which is home to the only large-scale fishing operation for them in the country.
November 29, 2016 9:54 am
American Society for Horticultural Science
The authors of a study in HortScience say that more information about how orchard management decisions impact cider quality can help orchard managers improve cider they produce from culinary apples.
November 25, 2016 8:45 am
Luke Rushing, Sr. RTC Associate, Braithwaite Global Inc.
Most companies in the food and beverage industry understand the amount of time and resources that go into the innovations and efficiencies required to remain competitive in this ever-changing market. What many food manufacturers might not realize is there is a mechanism in place to reward and encourage that innovation. The Research and Development tax credit, or more commonly known as Research Tax Credit, was designed as an incentive for U.S. companies to increase research spending.
November 25, 2016 8:55 am
Bob Serfas, R.S. Quality Products
In an effort to improve the safety of a food manufacturing facility, and of the products produced, more and more food manufacturers and processors are implementing color-coding plans.
November 23, 2016 9:30 am
Cynthia Kupper, CEO, Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
Mistakes in labeling foods as gluten-free can be costly to manufacturers as well as potentially dangerous for consumers.
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