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Does FDA’s Interpretation of “Nutrient Deficiency Diseases” in the Draft Medical Foods Guidance Create Room for Dietary Supplement Disease Claims?

The FDA’s revised Medical Food guidance turned heads last week when the agency declared that certain diseases related to nutrient deficiencies were off limits to medical foods.  We previously reported on that draft guidance document here.  By eliminating an entire class of diseases from the ambit of medical foods, the FDA left many existing products […]

FDA Issues Draft Medical Food Guidance

On August 13th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a revised draft guidance on medical foods entitled, “Draft Guidance for Industry:  Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Foods, Second Edition.”  FDA issued the draft guidance in response to confusion over the definition, labeling, and availability of medical foods, and to update FDA’s […]

FDA Proposes Rules Concerning Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) Under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

In July the FDA proposed two rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  One rule concerns Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP).  The other concerns Accreditation of Third Party Auditors.  Under the FSVP rule, FDA plans to have importers verify that their suppliers meet the same U.S. safety standards required of domestic food producers.  The […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2013 CONTACT: Bethany Kennedy (602-334-4415) Washington, D.C.— The Martindale-Hubbell legal rating service issued today a newswire press release.[1]  In it, Martindale-Hubbell announces that based on interviews with lawyers and judges, it has reaffirmed in 2013 the AV Preeminent (highest in legal ability and ethics) rating it originally awarded Jonathan W. […]

Attorney Jonathan W. Emord Has Achieved The AV Preeminent Rating–The Highest Possible Rating From Martindale-Hubell

USNewswire–CLIFTON, VA (Aug. 8, 2013)–Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Jonathan W. Emord still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 1996. Please join us in congratulating Jonathan on this achievement.  

Whether evaluating a concept, performing regulatory due diligence, maintaining or prosecuting regulatory filings, or contesting adverse litigation, Emord & Associates provides exceptional counsel for all your litigation and regulatory needs.

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