Robert G. Hibbert


Robert G. Hibbert advises clients in the food and agricultural industries on federal regulation, particularly relating to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), as well as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Clients seek his counsel on labeling, advertising, recalls, food safety compliance, animal health, and new product development issues. Bob’s experience with civil litigation in federal court includes successful challenges to the scope of USDA jurisdiction and authority over major segments of the food processing industry.


4/30/2019 - States Not Waiting on Feds to Decide What Makes Meat Meat, Law360

4/4/2019 - Arizona's Milk Labeling Fight Mirrors National Debates, KJZZ

3/8/2019 - US Agencies Sign Agreement to Jointly Oversee Cell-Based Meat, IEG Policy

3/6/2019 - State Meat Label Restrictions Face Preemption Challenges, Law360

1/14/2019 - So the FDA and USDA Will Share Oversight for Cell-Based Meat … But What Will This Mean in Practice? FoodNavigator-USA

11/8/2018 - Meat Has a Replacement but No One Knows What to Call It, Bloomberg Law

10/2/2018 - Lab-Grown Meat Raises Regulatory Questions, The Wall Street Journal

6/25/2018 - Experts Debate Merits, Hurdles of Single Food Safety Agency in Trump Plan, Food Chemical News

8/18/2017 - FDA Supports Restriction of NYC Nutritional Labeling Laws, Nation’s Restaurant News

3/6/2017 - Q&A: FCN Interviews Bob Hibbert on FSIS During Uncertain Regulatory Climate, Food Chemical News

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