Cargill, Herbalife, J.M. Smucker, Pepsi, TreeHouse and Unilever gather to benchmark with the FDA, CARU, CFBAI, NAD and many others in Chicago this May at ACI 6th Advance Regulatory and Compliance Summit on Food & Beverage Marketing and Advertising

  NEW YORK – March 21, 2016 – American Conference Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce that some of the Food and Beverage Industry’s largest companies will be sending their senior legal representatives to ACI’s 6th Advanced Regulatory and Compliance Summit on Food & Beverage Marketing and Advertising conference, which will take place at the Omni Chicago on May 10-12,…

Monthly Industry News – Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage – The latest updates on Stewart Parnell,  former CEO of the Peanut Corporation of America, Chipotle, Alphin Brothers Inc. and FDA food labels.   1. Rena Steinzor, Food Safety News, Criminal Prosecutions Get Serious as the Regulatory System Sinks to Its Knees (August 27, 2015) 2.  Lydia Zuraw, Update: 99 Sickened After Eating at Southern CA Chipotle Restaurant (August 26, 2015)…

USDA and CDC to Speak at ACI Food Safety Compliance Summit

ACI is pleased to announce that senior government officials will be speaking at Food Safety event! William Cranford Supervisory Enforcement, Investigations and Analysis Officer Food Safety and Inspection Service, Chicago District Office U.S. Department of Agriculture David DeJaynes District Case Specialist Food Safety and Inspection Service, Chicago District Office U.S. Department of Agriculture Arthur Liang…

July Conference Materials are Now Available!

 July was a productive month for ACI’s conference attendees. At our events, decision makers had the chance to acquire top notch industry information; ranging from the latest trends, developments, hottest litigation cases to key insights from leading experts and more. You now have the opportunity to remain ahead of the curve too by accessing conference materials.…

Are Sugary Drink Warnings Coming to California?

by Jordan Grotzinger, Originally Published on consumerproductscounselor.com  California isn’t exactly known as a business-friendly state.  In some ways, the governor has tried to change that.  He’ll have an interesting choice to make if a recently-passed senate bill reaches his desk. Last week, the State Senate Committee on Health passed a measure that would require health warning labels…

ACI's 7th National Forum on Food Borne Illness Litigation

Advanced Strategies for Defending and Managing High Profile Food Contamination Claims   When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Where: Hilton San Francisco Financial District, San Francisco, CA To Learn More, Visit: http://americanconference.com/Foodborne  Industry News   Possible E. Coli Outbreak Investigated in NC by  NEWS DESK Published on FoodSafetyNews.com Two children attending Tyro Middle School in Lexington, NC, hospitalized for severe bloody…

November Conference Materials are Now Available

 November was a productive month for ACI’s conference attendees. At our events, decision makers had the chance to acquire top notch industry information; ranging from the latest trends, developments, hottest litigation cases to key insights from leading experts and more. You now have the opportunity to remain ahead of the curve too by accessing conference materials.…

FDA Steps up and forces recall of OxyElite Pro after a death and kidney failure in Hawaii

Expert Guest Entry  by Bill Marler, Originally Posted on MarlerBlog From our good friends at the FDA: Following actions by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a Texas-based company has agreed to recall and destroy a dietary supplement linked to dozens of cases of acute liver failure and hepatitis, including one death and illnesses so severe that several patients…

Athertone Foods (aka Glass Onion) E. coli Salads and Wraps Prompt Recalls at Walgreens, Trader Joes and Whole Foods

Expert Guest Entry by Bill Marler, Originally Posted on Marler Blog 26 Sick with E. coli O157:H7 – 2 with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) – in Arizona, California and Washington. Athertone Foods, Inc. of Richmond, CA is voluntary recalling “Best Buy” dates 9-23-13 through 11-14-13 of ready to eat salads and wraps because they may be contaminated with Escherichia…

San Francisco Department of Public Health Communicable Disease Control Unit E. coli O157:H7 Burma Superstar 2013 Outbreak Investigation Report Out

Expert Guest Entry by Bill Marler, Originally Posted on Marler Blog    Outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157 Infection Associated with a Restaurant San Francisco County, California – August 2013 Between Friday, August 23 and Monday, August 26, 2013, the San Francisco Department of Public Health Communicable Disease Control Unit (SFDPH CDCU) received eight…

October Conference Proceedings are Now Available

October was a productive month for ACI’s conference attendees. At our events, decision makers had the chance to acquire top notch industry information; ranging from the latest trends, developments, hottest litigation cases to key insights from leading experts and more. You now have the opportunity to remain ahead of the curve too by accessing conference…

A History of Jimmy John’s Food Safety Problems

Expert Guest Entry by Bill Marler. Originally Posted on Marler Blog  With eight with E. coli O157:H7 in Denver linked to Jimmy John’s, it might be helpful to document some of its past problems. Multistate Jimmy John’s Restaurants Raw Clover Sprouts 2011 A total of 29 persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O26 have…