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CSPI report asserts food and beverage options in checkout aisles promote obesity

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report claiming that candy, energy bars, chips, and cookies constitute 90 percent

Youth sports legislation calls for energy drink guidelines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

Recent legislation (S.B. 2718) introduced by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has called for energy drink

“30 less fat” claim censured by ad watchdog

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 12 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints against a TV commercial claiming that Kellogg's "Special K Multi Grain Porridge"

Food Marketing Workgroup targets lunchables

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The Food Marketing Workgroup (FMW) has sent a July 16, 2014, letter to Kraft Foods Group, Inc., questioning how the company purportedly markets its

Scientist sues journal for plan to retract Golden Rice study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Tufts University Senior Research Scientist Guangwen Tang has reportedly accused the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) of defaming her with its

Children’s TV allegedly promotes unhealthy diet

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 11 2014

A recent study asserts that even when children's TV programs are free of product advertisements, they still include positive cues for unhealthy food

ASA upholds complaints against “superfood” claims of chia and flax seeds

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has upheld four complaints challenging whether a TV ad for Bioglan "superfood" chia and flax seeds

Study finds candy-themed “advergames” lead to higher calorie consumption in kids

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Netherlands
  • -
  • May 23 2014

Researchers in the Netherlands have reportedly identified a link between computer games with food advertisements and higher calorie consumption in

Study finding health benefits of omega-3s had significant flaws, researchers say

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

A recent review has reportedly identified several flaws in the widely cited 1970s study which found that diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids could help

Mother’s diet before conception can allegedly modify child’s DNA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2014

Researchers have reportedly found that nutrient levels in a pregnant woman's diet before conception can permanently affect how the child's genes