As many of you know, Angela opened a new law firm, Diesch Forrest APC, in May 2017. It's been a busy year so small details, like getting a website up, took a bit of time. We are excited to announce our firm's new website, http://www.DieschForrestLaw.com. Let us know what you think.
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 email@example.com. Don't delay as their calendar for meetings is filling [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]