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Putative class action alleges damage to Guatemalan environment by Chiquita supplier

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

A consumer has filed a proposed class action in California federal court alleging that Chiquita Brands, Inc. is responsible for the destructive

OEHHA adds pulegone to Prop. 65 list

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

California EPA 's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added pulegone to its list of chemicals known to the state to cause

OEHHA announces meeting to discuss BPA listing under Prop. 65

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced a May 7, 2015, meeting of its

Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation

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

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”

Parties served in challenge to Canada’s approval of GE salmon

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

According to a coalition of environmental organizations, service has been effected on the defendants to their court application challenging the

OEHHA finalizes Prop. 65 listings for ethanol in alcoholic beverages, salted fish

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently finalized its decision to add ethanol in alcoholic beverages and Chinese-style salted fish to the state's list of carcinogenic chemicals

Issues narrowed in Texas bellwether GM rice contamination cases

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2010

A multidistrict litigation (MDL) court in Missouri has issued a number of rulings on motions for summary judgment and to exclude or limit expert testimony in the bellwether cases involving Texas rice farmers who allege that contamination of the U.S. rice supply with genetically modified (GM) rice caused a precipitous decline in prices for their crops on world markets

Complaint alleges Xymogen’s supplements contain lead

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

Public interest group Environmental Research Center (ERC) has sought civil penalties and an injunction against nutritional supplement manufacturer

EPA announces NY Superfund landfill treatment for cosmetics chemical

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), additional technology will be added to the existing treatment plant at a New York

Court transfers venue of 4-MEI suit

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

A federal court in the Southern District of California has transferred to the Northern District a lawsuit filed in January 2014 against Pepsico, Inc