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How are food products containing partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) still being sold?

All food products containing partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) were banned from being sold in stores in the US starting January 1st, 2021: To allow for time for reformulation, the agency is ...
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Are there de minimis exceptions to "food waste" for trash collection?

I'm interested in how de minimis principles can apply in law and especially started thinking about it after reading that certain cities require food waste to be put in a plastic bag. For example, this ...
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Legality of re-branding a product and re-selling

Located in Australia. Say I want to be the #1 peanut butter producer. Being a common person, with a common wage I cannot create or start my own production facility. I find a peanut butter in store ...
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Is it legal for restaurants to use fish in their vegetarian meals?

For many years, I've had to avoid Chinese restaurants and take-aways purely because they sell "vegetarian" choices which contain fish sauce, prawns, squid etc. I appreciate that there is a cultural ...
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Is it illegal to make a puppy fur jacket?

I watched 101 Dalmatians for the first time and wander: Can dogs or cats be raised like farm animals for the purpose of food or fur? What species of animal is not allowed for product other than ...
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Is it illegal in the UK for a supermarket to not disclose all the ingredients in meat produce?

E.g. if a supermarket was selling chicken which contained traces of pork and they did not list it on the ingredients would that be illegal? (Not referring to allergens just ingredients in general). ...
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Resell a packet of cookies without tampering the packet

In the US, Can I simply buy a packet of cookies in a store and resell it without tampering the packet, but simply putting it inside my own branded box to a consumer at a different location in the US. ...
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What are the implications of reselling food?

What are the implications of reselling food? Is it legal? What would happen, for example, if in the US I buy Little Caesar's pizzas (with no delivery service) and sell them on another place? What are ...
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Do you have to list ingredients in a food takeout business in New York State?

My wife just opened a food takeout business in New York State. She sells coffee, sandwiches, salads, pastas, danishes, and the like. Some of the products, for example some salads, pastas, sandwiches ...
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Selling Used Water Bottles

When I was in Rome, I got two warnings from the locals: Beware pick pockets and keep your valuables safe and covered in the streets. Don't buy water bottles from the guys on the street: they might be ...
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What licenses and registrations are required to start a home business repackaging food in NY?

I'd like to start a home business repackaging food in New York State in the US. For example, let's say I'm buying 10kg bags of rice from the supermarket and I want to put them into jars each ...
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