Tag Archives: Food Safety Law

National Food Crime Whistleblowing: Time to Review Safeguards Against Supply Chain Threats?

On November 28, 2016, the Food Standards Agency’s National Food Crime Unit launched “Food Crime Confidential”, a reporting facility targeted at those working in or around the UK food industry, where anyone with suspicions about food crime can confidentially report them over the phone or through email.  Rob Elvin, Partner in our Manchester office, and Nicola Smith, Senior … Continue Reading

Case Study: Chipotle’s Supply Chain Difficulties

Chipotle has thrived in the fast-casual food industry by prioritizing sustainability in its supply chain.  The company’s “Food with Integrity” policy focuses on sourcing food from suppliers that meet its requirements for animal welfare, sustainability, and social accountability.  Pursuant to the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, Chipotle publishes information on its website about … Continue Reading

Pending FDA Rule Governing Transportation of Human and Animal Food (Or, Keep it Cold) (Or, Greater Regulation of the Cold Chain Anticipated)

This week’s Global Squire Patton Boggs Global Supply Chain Law Blog will once again focus on emerging regulations that impact food and beverage supply chains.  One regulation, which is fairly sweeping, is the proposed rule governing Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food.  Found at Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 24, the new rule is … Continue Reading

Food Supply Chain Issues in China (Or, China’s New Food Safety Act) (Or, Running the Gauntlet in China)

Food trade between the U.S. and China is on the rise.  According to the most recent statistics, China is the third largest exporter of food and agricultural products to the U.S., behind only Canada and Mexico.  And, the U.S. is China’s biggest source of foreign food and agricultural products.  Under the current state of trade, … Continue Reading
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