Woodhouse Shanahan P.A.
Legal Counsel for the Seafood, Aquaculture, Produce, and Floral Products Industries

Attorneys Specializing in Agribusiness and Food Industry Regulatory Compliance with Emphasis on the Seafood and Produce Industries

16 Years of Service 1999-2015

Charles F. Woodhouse, Esq.
BA, MBA, JD, Graduate Certificate Food Law, MS Food Safety
Food Law Blog: www.food-label-compliance.com
Offices in Washington, DC - Haddonfield, NJ - Cedar Key, FL

July-August 2015 - Visitors are asked to access our Blog website
www.food-label-compliance.com during the update and redesign of this website.

June 2015  -  Charles Woodhouse, already holding an MS Food Safety degree from Michigan State University, will begin a MSU School of Packaging graduate program in August leading to his second advanced degree in this important area of Food Science and Technology - the regulation of Food Contact Substances in the USA and Food Contact Materials in the European Union.

May 2015 - Charles Woodhouse publishes an article titled "Food Safety Vulnerability Review for US Food Importers" in the AFI 2015 Annual Report. This article is available for download at www.food-label-compliance.com.

May 2015 - William Shanahan completes his first semester of graduate study in Food Regulation at Michigan State University.

April 2015 - Charles Woodhouse addresses the Association of Food Industries in Sciacca, Italy on Third-Party Food Safety Certification and on European Union Food Protected Designation of Origin Compliance.

September 12, 2014 - Charles Woodhouse was an invited speaker at the Federal Judges' Training Seminar at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC.  He presented, to an audience of Federal Judges, an overview of important recent legal developments related to FSMA implementation and US Food Imports.

Fall Semester 2014 - Charles Woodhouse, Adjunct Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law, is again teaching his course, "US Food Imports: Process, Regulation, and Food Safety".  The course, designed by Prof. Woodhouse, is offered in the LLM Food Law, MS Food Safety, and International Food Law and Regulation Programs.

July 2014 - Charles Woodhouse's article "Preparing for the Food Safety Modernization Act" appears in the American Bar Association's "SciTech Lawyer", Summer 2014 issue.

October 2013 - Charles Woodhouse  was appointed Co-Editor of the American Bar Association's first Food Law publication - Food, Cosmetics and Nutraceuticals News.

August 2013 - Bill Shanahan begins a Leave of Absence from practice at Woodhouse Shanahan in order to serve the State of New Jersey on a Special Project.

April 2012 - Lt. Col. Bill Shanahan, NJ National Guard, has returned from Afghanistan and his Operation Enduring Freedom deployment. We thank Colonel Shanahan for his service and are grateful for his safe return. We congratulate him on his being awarded the Bronze Star for combat service.

Legal Counsel for Import and Export of Seafood, Fresh Produce, Floral Products, and TTB Regulated Products 

USFDA, USDA, US Customs, HACCP, PACA, APHIS, CITES, National Organic Program, and USDA Risk Management and Disaster Relief Programs Regulatory Compliance.

Compliance Review of Food Labels for the USA, Canada, Mexico and the European Union

Food Safety Modernization Act Regulatory Compliance
Food Recall Crisis Management
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Compliance
Borrower's Counsel for Negotiation of Trade and Project Financing with Financial Institutions

Commercial Litigation, Administrative Law, and Criminal Defense in Food Industry and Agribusiness Regulatory Matters 

Air Freight and Marine Freight Claims and Litigation

Counsel on US Sales Operations - Trademark and Copyright Registration -

Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian
Visit our Food Safety and Food Labeling Compliance Weblogs ("Blogs") at: www.food-label-compliance.com and www.regulatory-food-science.com

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Cedar Key, Florida Office
15780 Sunset Point Drive
PO Box 779
Cedar Key, Florida 32625-0779
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