July 1, 2022

Volume XII, Number 182


Sarah L. Brew

Sarah Brew has a national reputation for effectively defending food industry clients against labeling and class action consumer fraud claims and representing food processors, distributors and retailers in foodborne illness and contamination cases and supply chain disputes. She also assists food and dietary supplement clients with compliance matters.

Food Litigation Defense

Sarah has served as national counsel in foodborne illness cases arising from many major outbreaks, involving products such as eggs, spinach, lettuce, alfalfa sprouts, cantaloupe, peanut butter, beef products, poultry products and pet food. She has represented Fortune 500 food companies and retailers facing consumer fraud class actions challenging aspects of product labeling.


Food Regulatory Counseling

Sarah counsels and provides risk management advice to food and dietary supplement clients on labeling and regulatory compliance matters, including:

  • The Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Foodborne illness outbreaks, product recalls and reportable food registry events
  • FDA and USDA inspections and enforcement actions
  • Supply chain management and related contracts
  • Managing foodborne illness outbreaks
  • Food and menu labeling regulations
  • Marketing claim review and substantiation
  • Regulatory compliance programs and audits
  • Best practices for avoiding consumer fraud, Lanham Act and NAD actions

Articles in the National Law Review database by Sarah L. Brew