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California’s Prop 65: More Form Over Substance

Posted in Food and Beverage, Litigation, Prop 65, State Consumer Protection Laws, State Product Safety Laws, State Regulations, Supply Chain Risk Management, Uncategorized

California’s Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (affectionately known as “Proposition 65”) has long been the subject of discussion, both pro and con. Much of the conversation is on various issues surrounding the enforcement of Proposition 65 (for example, see a prior post here). In March 2017, a California trial court in  Monsanto Co…. Continue Reading

California Prop 65: More Unintended Consequences

Posted in Litigation, Prop 65, State Consumer Protection Laws, State Product Safety Laws, State Regulations, Supply Chain Risk Management

Last month, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) adopted new Proposition 65 warning regulations.  Much of the discussions regarding these new regulations have centered on the warning requirements that become effective, after an approximately two-year phase-in period, in August 2018. There were, however, amendments to Prop 65 settlement terms, penalty amounts and… Continue Reading

Proposition 65 May Mean More Than Warning Signs and Lawsuits

Posted in Prop 65, State Product Safety Laws

As this space has discussed, Proposition 65 has been the subject of attempts by the California Legislature to reform the enforcement of the law. Recently, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency for Proposition 65 implementation, has proposed new regulations to the Proposition 65 regiment.  The proposed changes to the… Continue Reading