Cheat Sheet: A Guide to Navigating Two New Federal Consumer Safety Measures
The food we eat, the clothes we wear and the toys we give to children are such integral parts of our lives that we often don't give them a second thought. But in recent years reports of Salmonella outbreaks and high lead levels have spurred concern over food and consumer product safety.
In an effort to combat these hazards, the U.S. government has introduced the 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act and 2011's Food Safety Modernization Act. InsideCounsel examines the implications of these two pieces of landmark legislation and provides expert advice for companies seeking to comply with their requirements.