Join me for a lunch hour seminar to learn about California's Cosmetic Fragrance & Flavor Right to Know Act. I will present a practical step-by-step guidance on complying with SB 312's reporting requirements. With your registration and attendance, you will be provided with a spreadsheet I created to help my clients gather the needed reporting … Continue reading SB 312 Reporting Requirements for Fragrance & Flavors – Are You Compliant?
FDA ISSUES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE TO PROMOTE AVAILABILITY OF HAND SANITIZERS DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY
As noted in our prior post, in response to the demand for hand sanitizers created by the COVID 19 crisis, the FDA announced it would not pursue actions during the pendency of the crisis against state-licensed pharmacies or Federal facilities or registered outsourcing facilities for the compounding of alcohol-based hand sanitizers, provided the resulting products … Continue reading FDA ISSUES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE TO PROMOTE AVAILABILITY OF HAND SANITIZERS DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY
Expectations of Stricter Standards & More Aggressive Enforcement over Influencer Marketing?
Beauty bloggers. Make-up or skincare tutorial v-loggers. YouTube. Instagram. Twitter. No matter the platform, more and more cosmetic companies are turning to influencer marketing. Most companies are aware there are standards governing the use of social media and other online endorsements--particularly when the endorsement is given after the receipt of some benefit, such as free … Continue reading Expectations of Stricter Standards & More Aggressive Enforcement over Influencer Marketing?
Unapproved Drug Claims – The Continuing Saga for Cosmetic Brands
Unapproved "drug" claims - a continuing saga. In prior posts we have discussed the importance of cosmetic brands to avoid "drug" claims, and have discussed court rulings on the topic. Unfortunately, such marketing claims continue to be boasted by big and small brands alike, so it is no surprise we have seen an increase in … Continue reading Unapproved Drug Claims – The Continuing Saga for Cosmetic Brands
Face-to-Face at Expo West 2018
Face-to-face at Natural Products Expo West, Anaheim, CA, Thursday, March 8-11, 2018. Angela and her colleague Stephen Paffrath will be attending the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim this week. If you would like to arrange a face-to-face meeting please contact Angela's assistant Jennifer Chastain at firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't delay as their calendar for meetings is filling … Continue reading Face-to-Face at Expo West 2018
Join Me at Expo West for a Presentation on “Greenwashing: FDA/FTC Investigations on the Rise – How to Safeguard Your Company”
What better way to spend Saturday afternoon after spending a few days walking the exhibit floor?! If you attend the Natural Products Expo West, I hope you will join me for the informative and thought provoking presentation: Greenwashing: FDA/FTC Investigations on the Rise – How to Safeguard Your Company. The presentation is sponsored by California Baby. Jessica Iclisoy, … Continue reading Join Me at Expo West for a Presentation on “Greenwashing: FDA/FTC Investigations on the Rise – How to Safeguard Your Company”
USDA Seeking Comments: Organic Research, Promotion, and Information Order Proposed Rule
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a Proposed Rule and a Proposed Order relating to the development of an Organic Research, Promotion, and Information Order. The Proposed Rule invites comments for conducting a referendum to determine whether entities are in favor of the issuance of the Proposed Order. The Proposed Order, on the other hand, could result … Continue reading USDA Seeking Comments: Organic Research, Promotion, and Information Order Proposed Rule
Science & Innovation Driving the Beauty Category Workshop at SupplySide West
Are you going to SupplySide® West? If so, I hope you will join me and two other presenters at the Workshop titled "Science & Innovation Driving the Beauty Category." In the workshop, I will discuss the legal requirements relating to supply chain verification and best practices relating to novel cosmetic ingredients. The following is a description … Continue reading Science & Innovation Driving the Beauty Category Workshop at SupplySide West
“Organic” Claims on Non-Agricultural Goods: FTC to Hold Public Meeting
In 2015, as a follow-up, in part, to the "Green Guides," the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the USDA's National Organic Program ("NOP") co-funded an Internet-based study that surveyed 8,015 consumers about their perceptions and understanding of "recycled content" and "organic" claims. A purpose of the study was to determine whether additional guidance regarding the … Continue reading “Organic” Claims on Non-Agricultural Goods: FTC to Hold Public Meeting
Looking Forward to the GRMA Summit in Ann Arbor, Michigan
I have decided to try my hand at drafting a post on the WordPress app on my iPhone. I arrived in Ann Arbor --luckily unaffected by the various Delta airline issues--and am sitting waiting for what would be considered a late dinner (per the time zone). Tomorrow I will be attending NSF's GRMA Summit. I … Continue reading Looking Forward to the GRMA Summit in Ann Arbor, Michigan