California is the land of beaches, palm trees, vineyards…and burdensome regulations.

Holland & Hart’s Food, Beverage, and Consumer Products Group is comprised of several California licensed attorneys who practice regularly in the Golden State. We are particularly experienced in counseling companies on matters involving California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — better known as Prop 65. This statute requires manufacturers and distributors with 10 or more employees to provide warnings to consumers if their products “contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.” 

Industries We Serve:

  • Natural and Organic Products
  • Food and Consumer Product Manufacturers
  • Vineyards and Wineries
  • Supplements/Nutritional Aids
  • Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
  • Grocery Retailers
  • Food Wholesalers
  • Outdoor Recreation

Representative Matters:

  • Represented consumer product manufacturer in phthalate (DEHP) lawsuit
  • Represented outdoor product manufacturer in lead lawsuit
  • Oversight counsel for coffee roasting company in acrylamide lawsuit
  • Represent herbal tea producer in lead and arsenic lawsuit
  • Provide ongoing counseling advice to supplement and consumer product manufacturers regarding Prop 65 compliance


Brent Johnson
Salt Lake City
Nathan Archibald
Salt Lake City

Founded in 1947, Holland & Hart is a full-service law firm that today has approximately 470 lawyers across eight states and in Washington, D.C. delivering integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes in a diverse range of industries. For more information, visit or on Twitter: @HollandHart.


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