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Pew report points to gaps in FDA toxicity data for food additives

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

The Pew Charitable Trusts' Food Additive Project has published a paper in Reproductive Toxicology claiming that gaps in the toxicity data for food

Lipsticks found in manila contain toxic chemicals

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

Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition has reportedly found lipsticks containing excessive levels of hazardous chemicals, including arsenic, lead

New law sets formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2010

President Barack Obama (D) has signed into law an amendment to the Toxic Substances Control Act that sets formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products sold in the United States as of January 1, 2013

TSCA: home builders challenge EPA lead rule

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

A homebuilders coalition has filed a petition for review challenging an EPA lead renovation, repair and painting rule issued May 6, 2010

EPCRA: EPA publishes guidance on reporting options

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

EPA has published guidance on reporting options under sections 311 and 312 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to- Know Act (EPCRA

Researchers find BPA in cash register receipt paper

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

Two recently released studies have purportedly found high concentrations of bisphenol A (BPA) in the thermal paper used by many retailers to print cash register receipts

APHIS announces biennial review and reorganization of select agent and toxin list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking under the Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002, soliciting feedback on the list of select agents and toxins that could pose “a severe threat to animal or plant health, or to animal or plant products.”

Prop. 65: lawsuit targets fish oil supplements containing PCBs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

Environmental and public health groups have sued eight manufacturers and retailers of fish oil supplements sold in California under the state Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop. 65) alleging that the fish oil supplements contain high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and require warning labels

All things legislative and regulatory

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2010

During a March 9, 2010, hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health, several chemical industry executives testified that they favored reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) amid growing public awareness about exposure to chemicals through products and environmental emissions

Enjoining GM alfalfa deregulation went too far according to U.S. Supreme Court

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2010

In a 7-1 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has determined that a district court erred in enjoining the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) from even partially deregulating Monsanto’s Roundup Ready alfalfa while the agency takes steps to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA