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FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT (“FSMA”)

Mark Kinzie

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By: Patricia A. Hietter and Mark A. Kinzie Overview. On December 20, 2010, the Senate passed the Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510) (“FSMA”), which will overhaul the long-standing Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (“FFDCA”)[1] by establishing new regulations to improve the safety of food in the global market.[2] On December 21, 2010, the House of Representatives accepted the

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Taking Medicare’s Interest into Account in Liability Cases – Federal District Court Decision Says Yes

Roy Franco

It was bound to happen.  When legal responsibility exists to comply with a law, but no policy or procedure is in effect as to how, parties to a liability case will fashion their own solution.  That’s exactly what took place in Big R Towing, Inc. v. David Wayne Benoit, et al,  2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1392 where the court was