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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

New York Times covers GE bluegrass controversy

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) recent decision to exempt genetically engineered (GE) Kentucky bluegrass from federal approval has reportedly stirred debate over how the agency regulates biotech crops, with some critics calling the outcome “a blatant end-run around regulatory oversight.”

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

OEHHA to consider adding personal care product chemicals to Prop. 65 list

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

California EPA 's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OE HHA) has announced that its Carcinogen Identification Committee will consider

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.”

Phthalates, BPA allegedly influence thyroid hormones

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

A recent University of Michigan study has reportedly suggested that phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA) could affect thyroid functioning in humans

EC to restrict neonicotinoids in bid to protect bees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2013

Although a recent proposal to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids failed to gain support from the qualified majority of member states on an

Meat trade groups challenge cool labeling regulations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2013

Trade organizations representing the interests of cattle and pork producers and meat processors in Canada and the United States have filed a lawsuit

FAOwho to hold expert and stakeholder meetings on BPA

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

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization will hold expert and stakeholder meetings to discuss bisphenol A (BPA) on November 1-5, 2010, in Ottawa, Canada