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County pharmaceutical disposal law at issue before Ninth Circuit

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

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has heard oral argument in an appeal challenging an Alameda County, California law that requires pharmaceutical

Environmental groups sue California, petition EPA to protect bees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

Environmental groups have brought actions in state court and before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking action to halt the use of

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.”

“Whiskey fungus” claims not preempted

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

A federal court in Kentucky has determined that distillery neighbors may proceed with state law-based tort claims alleging that the facility's

U.S. Congress to consider banning microbead use

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) has introduced a bill (H.R. 4895) that would prohibit the sale or distribution of cosmetics and personal care

Caffeinated oceans generate buzz

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

Researchers with Portland State University and Washington State University, Vancouver, have reportedly detected caffeine in waters off the coast of Oregon, raising questions about the presence of other potential contaminants in the vicinity

Golden Rice study criticized on ethical grounds

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

A recently published study involving transgenic rice has reportedly drawn criticism from Greenpeace China, which has accused U.S. researchers of using Chinese children “as guinea pigs in a genetically engineered ‘Golden Rice’ trial.”

New lawsuits filed: “natural” orange juice, mislabeled butter, city vs. state in trans fat dispute, lack of FDA action on nanotechnology petition

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

Putative class actions have been filed in New Jersey and California federal courts against Tropicana Products, Inc., alleging that the company misleads consumers by labeling and marketing its orange juice as “100 pure and natural,” when it actually “undergoes extensive processing which includes the addition of aromas and flavors.”

OEHHA provides tracking table for potential additions to Prop. 65 list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2013

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has published a table providing information on the status of chemicals

American Farm Bureau censures EU for GM crop moratorium

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFB) has issued a policy statement urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to “initiate a retaliation process” against the European Union over its de facto moratorium on genetically modified (GM) crops