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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

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

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

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

Chemical industry seeks BPA ban, FDA inclined to adopt one

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2011

According to a news source, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is poised to prohibit the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups in response to a petition filed by the American Chemistry Council

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.”

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

Center for Food Safety criticizes USDA Bioag Committee’s co-existence stance

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2012

The Center for Food Safety has issued a paper critical of the draft report prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21), which was scheduled to meet August 27-28, 2012, to discuss the draft