The proverbial saying, ‘one man’s meat is another man’s poison,’ provides an apt description of the role of gluten in our diet. Gluten is a protein in cereal grains, but its presence in food products can cause serious health problems in those afflicted with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS).  Consumer confidence in the accuracy of “gluten-free” food labels is the backbone of a multi-billion dollar market developed around a food safety issue as well as a nutrition fad.  Continue Reading

Highlights

  • 1,610 notices of Proposition 65 lawsuits filed during the first half of 2020, including a peak of 348 notices filed in March at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • On April 1, new Proposition 65 warning requirements took effect

  • Hundreds of Proposition 65 lawsuits have targeted food products in recent years

  • Businesses must understand the requirements and their chemical risks

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