Proposition 65: Recent Developments Affecting Food, Beverage and Dietary Supplement Companies

Thirty-two years after its enactment, California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (“Proposition 65”) remains an undiminished irritant to businesses that supply or sell products used in California. Proposition 65 is a “right-to-know” statute that requires everyone in the chain of commerce to ensure that California residents receive “clear and reasonable” warnings before being exposed to a growing list of chemicals—a list that now numbers approximately 900 chemicals.

This webinar discusses important recent developments regarding Proposition 65, focusing on current trends and compliance strategies for producers, distributors and retailers of food, beverages and dietary supplements.

Topics include:
  1. Impacts of new regulations on labeling
  2. Current state of the “Naturally Occurring” defense
  3. Recent court decisions affecting the food industry
  4. Chemicals most commonly targeted by “bounty hunters”
  5. Recent enforcement trends
  6. Impacts of Consent Decrees on Non-Litigants
  7. Practical issues and solutions

Proposition 65: Recent Developments Affecting Food, Beverage and Dietary Supplement Companies

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