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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

Groups challenge California pesticide-spraying plan

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2015

Several organizations, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group and Center for Food Safety as well as the city of

FDA releases draft environmental impact statement for produce rule

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed rule establishing science-based

NOP clarifies conservation requirements for organic producers

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program (NOP) has published draft guidance clarifying the agency's interpretation of

BPA to rejoin harmful chemicals list in California

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

A California state court has lifted an injunction that barred bisphenol A (BPA) from placement on the list of reproductive toxicants mandated under

USDA approves GE potato for market

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has approved for commercial planting a new variety

Public interest groups sue FDA over animal drug approvals

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

The Center for Food Safety and two other public interest organizations have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA

Food groups claim Aquabounty fined for environmental violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2014

Food & Water Watch and the Center for Food Safety (CFS) have reported that AquaBounty Technologies has been fined US$9,500 for violating

EWG unveils “Food Scores” database

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2014

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released a database and mobile app that score some 80,000 food products using three criterianutrition

NOSB to consider BPA ban for organic food packaging

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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program has announced a public meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) on