Vermont’s New GMO Label Law

Apr 25, 2014 By: Emily Meyer

As of April 23, Vermont is one step away from being the first state in the nation to require foods manufactured from genetically modified organisms to be labeled as such on their packaging.

Proposed Legislation to Require Uniform Front-of-Package Food Labeling System

Oct 3, 2013 By: Emily Meyer

On September 19, Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that could radically change the appearance of food

Au Natural: Judges look to FDA for guidance on labeling genetically modified foods

Aug 6, 2013 By: Emily Meyer

Two federal judges have requested guidance from the Food and Drug Administration on the propriety of using the word “natural” in food

This Is Not an Ad: FTC Revises Its Guidance Document for Online Advertising

Apr 10, 2013 By: Emily Meyer

On March 12, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released an updated version of its guidance document on online advertising.  Although similar

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! The Race to the Patent Office Is On

Mar 19, 2013 By: Emily Meyer

Last Friday marked the commencement of a new era in United States patent prosecution, as the country moves from a “first-to-invent” system

In Hot Water: Anheuser-Busch under Attack for Watering Down Its Beer

Mar 1, 2013 By: Emily Meyer

The news about Anheuser-Busch this week is enough to strike fear in many a frat boy or beer connoisseur: the eminent St.

Unintended Fatherhood? Kansas Court to Determine Sperm Donor’s Paternity

Jan 9, 2013 By: Emily Meyer

On Tuesday, January 8, a hearing in Shawnee County (Kansas) District Court is scheduled to determine whether a sperm donor may legally

FTC’s Greenwashing Guidance

Oct 9, 2012 By: Emily Meyer

On October 1, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission announced its adoption of the final revisions to the Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing

Title IX—Beyond Athletics

Jun 22, 2012 By: Emily Meyer

You may have heard that June 23, 2012, marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX.  As a female athlete growing up in

Collegiate Clowning Around

May 18, 2012 By: Emily Meyer

It is tradition for the University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s student-run newspaper, The Connector, to publish a year-end spoof issue.  Appropriately dubbed The DisConnector,