New Law – Risks, Opportunities and Major Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

Written by Anna Nagornaia, Associate, Wendel Rosen LLP’s Business Practice Group Regardless of what industry you are in, if you applied for a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), there are major developments that you need to know.  On June 3, 2020, the Senate passed H.R. 7010 entitled the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility ActContinue reading “New Law – Risks, Opportunities and Major Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program”

“Happy Cows” and Sad Customers? Bill Acevedo Comments on Ben & Jerry’s Milk Sourcing Lawsuit

In a recent interview with Food Navigator USA, Partner Bill Acevedo discusses the recent lawsuit against Unilever that alleges the company misleads customers by representing Ben & Jerry’s ice cream products as being made with milk from “happy cows” in a Caring Dairy Program. The lawsuit states that only a small percentage of the milkContinue reading ““Happy Cows” and Sad Customers? Bill Acevedo Comments on Ben & Jerry’s Milk Sourcing Lawsuit”

Tillamook Presents Deceptive Image of Milk Sourcing Strategy, Alleges Lawsuit; Tillamook ‘Adamantly Disagrees’

Wendel Rosen attorney Bill Acevedo is quoted in the article “Tillamook presents deceptive image of milk sourcing strategy, alleges lawsuit; Tillamook ‘adamantly disagrees’,” which published on August 20, 2019 in Food Navigator. To read more, please click here.

See you at Natural Products Expo West 2019

Wendel Rosen food and beverage attorneys William Acevedo, Karen Balderama and Dick Lyons will be attending the Natural Products Expo West tradeshow in Anaheim, California from March 7-9, 2019.  They’ll be there to check in with our clients, see the newest products and trends, catch up with industry partners, and support OSC2.  Wendel Rosen isContinue reading “See you at Natural Products Expo West 2019”

No Insurance Coverage for Food Manufacturer’s “False” Advertising

[Special thanks for this guest blog from Wendel Rosen insurance attorney Gary Barrera.]   Last month, a California federal court held that a food manufacturer’s insurers had no duty to defend or indemnify the insured for claims arising out of the manufacturer’s alleged false advertising of its product because the claims were based on theContinue reading “No Insurance Coverage for Food Manufacturer’s “False” Advertising”

Weighing In on No GMO with Natural Products Insider

Wendel Rosen partner Bill Acevedo was recently asked by Natural Products Insider to weigh in on the recent lawsuit filed against Nestlé USA and its use of a NO GMO Ingredient symbol on some of its food packaging.  While the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act prohibits labeling that is false or misleading in any particular,Continue reading “Weighing In on No GMO with Natural Products Insider”

See You at Expo East!

  Wendel Rosen food and beverage attorney William Acevedo will be attending the Natural Products Expo East tradeshow in Baltimore, Maryland from September 12-15, 2018.  He’ll be there to check in with clients, see the newest products and trends, and to support the Plant Based Foods Association.  Wendel Rosen is proud to sponsor the PBFA’sContinue reading “See You at Expo East!”