Perspectives on Beverage & Food
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To Bean or Not to Bean: How Developments in Vanilla Flavoring Disputes Reveal Larger Trends in Mislabeling Cases
A number of recent cases seek to combat what plaintiffs claim is a surge of deceptive marketing by companies in the food space. In particular, there have been a number of claims concerning the use and labeling of vanilla flavoring.
Celebrity Collaborations Are All the Buzz: Six Key Considerations for Alcohol Beverage Brands and Celebrities
What do comedian Kevin Hart, model Kendall Jenner, rapper Snoop Dogg, actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer have in common? They all have inked deals recently to promote alcohol beverage products. More celebrity collaborations are being announced nearly every week.
The metaverse is widely regarded as the next frontier in digital commerce, with businesses across industries spending millions of dollars buying digital real estate and investing in platforms to be market leaders. Alcohol beverage brands are also leading the charge in forays into the metaverse.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce the expansion of its Antitrust & Competition practice with the addition of Partner Michael W. Jahnke. A veteran practitioner with strength in both transactional and litigation counseling, Michael’s practice focuses on antitrust and consumer protection issues.
Linda M. Jackson, Alexander H. Spiegler, Lauren C. Schaefer, Allan E. Anderson, Robert K. Carrol, Nicholas J. Nesgos, Alexandra M. Romero, Sara T. Schneider, Genine Cumba, Nathaniel Hyman, Natalie C. Kreeger, Pascal Naples, Morgan R. Pankow, Nadia Patel, Jodi Tai, Sanum Patel
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The Only Bad Burger Is the One the Government Bans: ISBA Food Law Section Council CLE Presents Latest Developments in Regulating Plant-Based Food Labels and Cell-Based Meats
Plant-based products and alternatives to “traditional” dairy and meat-based proteins have become ubiquitous in our supermarkets and restaurants.
On Notice: FTC Threatens Significant Fines Against Advertisers Who Violate Endorsement and Testimonial Guidance
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on October 13, 2021, warned 700 major consumer products companies and national advertisers that any future violations of the FTC’s endorsement and testimonial guidance could result in civil fines of up to $43,792 per incident. While the notices do not allege a
Arent Fox Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho has once again been selected by Washingtonian magazine as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Washington."
On August 23, Vox Media announced that it acquired PUNCH, the James Beard Award-winning media brand, from Penguin Random House. Arent Fox LLP advised Vox Media in connection with the transaction.
On August 2, Pupatella Management announced the successful closing of a $7.5 million equity financing of its subsidiary Pupatella RD II LLC. Arent Fox, led by Jay L. Halpern, Amal U. Dave, Paul A. Schmid, and Andrew Basye, served as legal counsel to Pupatella Management.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 42 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
With so much uncertainty, many brands are opting for a wait-and-see approach to social media advertising, though the approaches differ considerably from platform to platform.
The Hot Coffee Case Revisited: Has Proximate Cause Changed in the 25 Years Since Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants?
Two cases decided 25 years apart, but there were some facts in common: a hot drink, a consumer alleging that she was burned by the drink, and a lawsuit. These are the facts of the 1994 case Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants that resulted in an award of millions to the consumer.
Earlier this afternoon, as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the Act), Congress established a $28.6 billion fund to provide grants to restaurants that have been devastated by the pandemic (the Restaurant Revitalization Fund).
Linda M. Jackson, Alexander H. Spiegler, Allan E. Anderson, Sara T. Schneider, Lauren C. Schaefer, Alexandra M. Romero, Nadia Patel, Morgan R. Pankow, Natalie C. Kreeger, Tenese L. Lockhart
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Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits Streamlines Portfolio, Sells Three Wine Brands As Part of Growth Strategy
Arent Fox advised Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, a leading importer and marketer of award-winning wines and spirits from around the world, in the sale of three wine brands in its portfolio to Total Beverage Solution, a full-service national importer and supplier of niche beer, wine, and spirits.
Partner Molly Wiltshire has been appointed to serve as chair to the newly launched Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Food Law Section Council, which will cover legal issues affecting agriculture and farmers, health and the environment, sustainability, intellectual property and licensing, the regulation of food trends and innovation, and laws and regulations protecting consumers.
Food and beverage businesses seeking to gain a foothold in a new place should be aware of two court decisions issued earlier this summer.