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Congressman Pompeo Introduces Bill to Block State GMO Labeling Laws

Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) introduced legislation last Wednesday that would preempt state laws that require mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods.  Currently, Maine and Connecticut have passed GMO labeling laws that are contingent upon other states approving such laws, but many other states are considering enacting GMO labeling laws. Pompeo’s bill, named the Safe and […]

FDA’s Qualified Diabetes Health Claims are Unreasonable

As reported in an article from, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) responded to ConAgra Foods Inc.’s petition for a qualified health claim for whole grains and reduced risk of diabetes mellitus type 2. ConAgra’s petition proposed that the following two model health claims be allowed on the labels or in the labeling of […]

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On August 13th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a revised draft guidance on medical foods entitled, “Draft Guidance for Industry:  Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Foods, Second Edition.”  FDA issued the draft guidance in response to confusion over the definition, labeling, and availability of medical foods, and to update FDA’s […]


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. […]

Press Release – Emord Announces First Amendment Hall of Fame

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2013 CONTACT: Bethany Kennedy (602-334-4415) EMORD ANNOUNCES FIRST AMENDMENT HALL OF FAME Washington, D.C.—Today the Washington, D.C. based constitutional and administrative law firm Emord and Associates, P.C. announced its posting of an online First Amendment Hall of Fame.  The posting presents the names, photographs, and biographies of the […]

Supreme Court Further Immunizes Generic Drug Manufacturers from Liability

Consumers harmed by a generic drug manufacturer’s failure to warn have no recourse thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. In 2004, Karen Bartlett took sulindac, a generic, prescription-only non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug manufactured by Mutual Pharmaceutical, for her painful shoulder.  A few weeks after Bartlett took the drug, she developed an acute case of toxic […]

Secretary Sebelius and OPTN Failed to Intervene for Sick Girl

Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year old girl with end-stage cystic fibrosis who nearly died while waiting for a lung transplant, continues to recover after receiving two lung transplants and having surgery for partial diaphragm paralysis. Although she was at death’s door, Sarah almost did not receive a lung transplant because of an arbitrary and capricious rule […]

Emord Exposes Government Corruption on Coast to Coast AM and in New GCN Radio Network Program

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3, 2013 CONTACT: Bethany Kennedy (602-334-4415)   Washington, D.C.—Tonight, July 3, 2013, Coast to Coast AM (George Noory) will interview constitutional and administrative lawyer Jonathan W. Emord (10PM Pacific) for a full two hours concerning FDA, NSA, IRS, and DOJ corruption and abuse of power.  For 28 years Emord […]

Supreme Court Declares Naturally Occurring Genes Unpatentable

This month, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a naturally occurring, isolated segment of human DNA may not be patented because it is a product of nature.  The Court also held, however, that complementary DNA (cDNA), which is synthetically created exons-only strands of nucleotides, may be patented because it is not naturally occurring. The […]

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