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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

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

Recent court developments: BPA, Nutella and Alaskan fishing regulations litigation

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

A multidistrict litigation court in Missouri has denied motions for class certification in 24 transferred cases against companies that make baby bottles and sippy cups allegedly containing bisphenol A (BPA

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

Claims rejected: deregulation of GE alfalfa, lead in fruit juice, MDL transfer of “all natural” Skinnygirl Margarita actions, U.S. Supreme Court review of $97.4-million Nicaraguan judgment in banana worker exposure to pesticides

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

According to news sources, the Center for Food Safety, which lost its challenge to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) decision to deregulate without restriction genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa, plans to appeal the matter to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

EPA to discuss diisononyl phthalate at upcoming ISIS Meeting

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published preliminary materials for the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) toxicological

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

Products liability reference updated to consider GM foods

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

A looseleaf reference book titled Products Liability: Design and Manufacturing Defects, 2d has been updated with sections considering legal issues relating to genetically modified (GM) foods

Advocacy groups seek FDA rule on mercury in seafood

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

Several consumer protection organizations have filed a citizen petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), seeking a rulemaking “for labeling and point of sale advisories concerning mercury in seafood to minimize methylmercury exposure to women of childbearing age and children.”

FTC proposes revisions to environmental marketing guides

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

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has determined that its "Green Guides," which "help marketers avoid making deceptive claims by outlining general principles that apply to all environmental marketing claims," should be retained and updated