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Diesch Angela Diesch

Managing Partner, Diesch Forrest APC

Angela Diesch is the managing partner of the California based law firm Diesch Forrest APC. Angela represents consumer products companies in suits involving broad-based commercial disputes, consumer class actions, and products liability claims. Angela's legal practice has a particular emphasis in Food, Personal Care, and Over-the-counter (OTC) Drug industries with extensive experience in the natural and organic sphere. She provides regulatory advice and counsel including label and marketing review. She is well versed in the Organic Foods Production Act, the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act, the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, and the rules and regulations enforced by the FDA, FTC, & USDA, as well as the state consumer protection statutes. Angela is the Chair of NSF International's Global Retailer and Manufacturer's Alliance Joint Committee for the Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics, and the author of the blog Cosmetics and the Law.

Wednesday 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Challenges of Product Claims

Marketing Claims: Hot Topics from Regulatory Requirements to Litigation Avoidance

Consumer class actions against the consumer products industry is steadily on the rise. Attorney Angela Diesch will discuss some of the hottest litigation trends facing the industry arising from the claims found on companies' labels, websites, and advertising. Do your products have claims they are natural, non-toxic, free of..., Made in USA, sustainable, and the list goes on? If so, join Ms. Diesch for a discussion of recent regulatory actions, how to decrease litigation risks and build consumer confidence, and learn some practical best practices you can implement as part of your SOP.