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OEHHA to reconsider reproductive toxicity of some substances

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

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued a hazard identification document for six chemicals that will be

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

NRDC challenges EPA grant of conditional registration for nanosilver pesticide

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2012

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has filed a petition in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals seeking review of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) order granting a conditional registration for a nanosilver antimicrobial pesticide used in clothing, baby blankets, bed sheets, and other textiles

OECD report identifies priority needs in Nano risk assessment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued a report titled "Cooperation on Risk Assessment: Prioritization of

Recent agreements to settle disputes: contaminated GE rice lawsuits, dairy pricing and false pet food ads

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

Bayer CropScience has agreed to pay up to $750 million to settle the claims of rice farmers who allege that the company’s genetically engineered (GE) rice contaminated their conventional crops and led to market losses when some countries closed their borders to U.S

Audit standard for biotech compliance program available

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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has published a notice announcing the availability of its biotechnology compliance assistance program audit standard

OEHHA proposes listing rapeseed oil emissions as carcinogenic under Prop. 65

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2013

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued a notice of intent "to list emissions from high-temperature

OEHHA proposes Prop. 65 rule changes; two chemicals added to carcinogen list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is seeking public comments on draft changes to those Proposition 65 (Prop. 65) regulatory provisions addressing no observable effect levels for listed chemicals

FSA investigates meat from offspring of cloned cow

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced that meat from a cloned cow’s offspring has evidently entered the food supply, sparking concerns about the country’s livestock registration and tracking requirements