F&B Industry Update: FDA Issues Helpful COVID-19 Information and Guidance

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently released topical information resources regarding COVID-19. These resources include questions and answers for industry on food supply, precautionary safety measures for worker and food safety, what to do if your workforce tests positive for COVID-19, and temporary policy guidelines. The FDA has also made available several guidance documents, which can be found on this resource page, as well as more general information for consumers regarding food safety and related concerns. In addition to these resources, food and beverage industry companies are encouraged to review the FDA’s main COVID-19 webpage on a regular basis and sign up for email updates from the FDA to ensure that they remain up to date on the latest information.

Published by Bill Acevedo

I am the Chair of Wendel Rosen LLP's Green Business Practice Group, and I am the Co-Chair of my firm's Food and Beverage Group. My practice focuses on manufacturing and food, dietary supplement and cosmetic companies. I provide outside general counsel services to my clients, which include: entity formation, business and legal advice on proposed business transactions, general contract negotiation and drafting, brand and licensing protection, corporate governance, capital raises, and M&A transactions. Additionally, I assist my clients with labeling, advertising, and FDA regulatory compliance matters. In addition to my corporate transactional practice, I handle all manner of business litigation, such as labeling/advertising claims, contractual disputes, trade secret matters, partnership disputes, product liability claims, director and officer liability, and unfair business practices claims.

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