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AGs file comments on information collection from alcohol advertisers

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2011

Attorneys general (AGs) from 23 states and Guam have submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in response to its proposed collection of information from alcohol advertisers

Court refuses to dismiss omega-3 claims against walnut producer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2010

A federal court in California has denied a walnut producer's request to dismiss claims alleging that the company falsely advertises its products by asserting that the omega-3 in walnuts has certain health benefits

Settlement over false halel ads for McDonald’s chicken approved

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2013

According to a news source, a Michigan state court has approved a settlement of claims that a McDonald's franchisee falsely advertised some of its

AWI demands labeling changes for Perdue chickens

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has apparently launched a campaign "to publicly expose Perdue for using misleading labeling claims to manipulate consumers who are trying to make humane choices in the market place."

Class action filed against FDA-targeted companies over “0 g trans fat” claim

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2010

A New York resident has filed a false-advertising class action in a California federal court against the companies that make certain ice cream products labeled with the statement "0 g trans fat."

CFBAI announces new ad guidelines as food fight escalates

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

The 17 companies comprising the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI) have reportedly agreed to abide by new uniform nutrition criteria as part of a voluntary effort to encourage healthier dietary choices among children

Spam text class action certified against Papa John’s

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2012

A federal court in California has certified a nationwide class and Washington subclass of individuals who received purportedly unsolicited text messages sent by OnTime4U to advertise Papa John’s pizza products

“Happy Meals” lawsuit filed in California

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

Seeking to represent a class of California children younger than age 8 and their parents, the mother of a 6-year-old girl has reportedly filed a putative class action against McDonald’s Corp., alleging that it baits children by advertising its “unhealthy Happy Meals” with toys and thus “has helped create, and continues to exacerbate, a super-sized health crisis in California.”

UK advertising watchdog censures Kellogg’s for sugar claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 9 2012

The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has censured Kellogg Marketing and Sales Co. (UK), Ltd. for falsely claiming on its Website, in relation to promotions for children’s breakfast cereals, that “A panel of world health experts recently reviewed all the scientific evidence and concluded that a high sugar intake is not related to obesity, or the development of diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure or cancer.”

UK alcohol charity calls for advertising restrictions

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 21 2013

Alcohol Concern, a U.K. charity "working on alcohol issues," has issued a report titled "Stick to the Facts" that claims "advertisers exploit weak