No FSMA Regulations? Then Sue.

The long awaited Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations have still yet to arrive.  In an attempt to force the FDA’s hand, a lawsuit has been filed.  The lawsuit, filed by a consumer watchdog group, is attempting to force the FDA to issue the long awaited regulations and otherwise enforce the FSMA.  At first blush, the lawsuit seems unlikely to succeed (because of a whole range of legal problems, e.g. standing and sovereign immunity), but perhaps it might finally spur the FDA to act.

Continue to stay tuned.

For more information about this post, please contact Bob Cosgrove at rcosgrove@wcmlaw.com.