Tag: Proposition 65

Coffee Distributors Win Prop.65 Acrylamide Lawsuit

A California Superior Court judge this week ruled in favor of coffee roasters and distributors in a decade-long lawsuit alleging they violated California’s Proposition...

Prop. 65 Warnings for Acrylamide in Food Not Backed by Current Scientific Data, Suit...

If you want to comply with Proposition 65 on Thanksgiving, you will likely need to add an acrylamide cancer warning to pretty much every...

Another Prop 65 Headache

One of the world’s safest and most widely used drugs may soon come with California’s cancer warning. Tylenol, Benadryl, Dayquil, Midol and Excedrin, just to...

Another Prop 65 Headache – Capitol Insider

Tylenol, Benadryl, Dayquil, Midol and Excedrin, just to name a few commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) medicines containing acetaminophen, may soon be required to come...

CalChamber Files Lawsuit to End Prop. 65 Warnings for Acrylamide

On behalf of its members, the California Chamber of Commerce yesterday filed a lawsuit to stop the multitude of Proposition 65 warnings for the presence...

CalChamber Seeks End to Prop.65 Warnings for Acrylamide: Files Lawsuit Against California Attorney General

SACRAMENTO, CA — On behalf of its members, the California Chamber of Commerce today filed a lawsuit to stop the multitude of Proposition 65...

From Coffee to Roasted Asparagus—How Prop. 65 Is Leading to Excessive Product Warnings

What do coffee, roasted asparagus and French fries have in common? They all contain traces of acrylamide, a chemical produced when heating some food...

Proposition 65: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

One cannot travel very far in the Golden State without being bombarded with cancer warnings. Thanks to Proposition 65 (Prop 65), a 1986 voter-approved...
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Proposition 65: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

One cannot travel very far in the Golden State without being bombarded with cancer warnings. Thanks to Proposition 65 (Prop 65), a 1986 voter-approved...
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Proposition 65: Take Your Coffee and Hold the Cancer (warning)

In the bizarro world of Proposition 65, some sanity has been restored. On June 3, 2019, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) announced...

California Ranks as No. 1 ‘Judicial Hellhole’ in Nation

California has landed atop the “Judicial Hellholes” list again, according to the latest ranking of the “most unfair” civil litigation courts by the American...

CalChamber-Led Coalition Urges Rejection of Proposed Prop. 65 Regulations Placing Added Burdens Only on...

The state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) should reject two Proposition 65 proposals that place additional and unjustified burdens solely on businesses,...

New Proposition 65 Rules Include Supply Chain Liability

Minimizing liability is quintessential for any prudent business. Liability could mean costly lawsuits, the loss of valuable business opportunities or relationships, large monetary penalties, serious...
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Coffee and Proposition 65: Do You Take Cream and Cancer?

On April Fool’s day in 2013, two Florida disc jockeys faced felony charges after they pranked listeners by joking that “dihydrogen monoxide” was coming...

California Court of Appeal Upholds Lead Safe Harbor Under Proposition 65

The legal fight over the validity of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) “safe harbor” for lead may finally be over for...

California Ranks as No. 2 ‘Judicial Hellhole’ in Nation Again

The American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF) has released the 2017–18 "Judicial Hellholes" list and California holds the No. 2 spot for having the "most...

Swift Action Needed in Prop. 65 Case to Avert Disruption in Multiple Sectors

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the Fifth District Court of Appeal to expedite its decision and reverse the erroneous listing of a...

Governor Signs Bill Promoting Greater Transparency in Proposition 65 Cases

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will promote fairness and transparency in lawsuits brought under Proposition...

CalChamber-Supported Bill Promotes Greater Transparency in Proposition 65 Case

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that promotes fairness and transparency in lawsuits brought under Proposition 65 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. Specifically, AB...

CalChamber-Supported Prop. 65 Litigation Reform Passes Policy Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill — AB 1583 (Chau; D-Monterey Park) — improves transparency and reduces litigation costs in Proposition 65 cases against...