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OEHHA proposes reforms to Prop. 65 warnings

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has scheduled an April 14, 2014, public workshop to discuss "a possible

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.”

Draft EFSA guidance targets effects of plant protection products on bees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a public consultation on new “draft Guidance on the Risk Assessment of Plant Protection Products PPPs on Bees (including Apis mellifera, Bombus spp. and solitary bees).”

Peru imposes 10-year ban on GMO foods

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Peru
  • -
  • December 7 2012

Peru has passed a law that prohibits genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from being imported, produced or used anywhere within the country for the next 10 years

Danish councils establish database to identify products containing nanomaterials

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Denmark
  • -
  • December 7 2012

The Danish Consumer Council and Danish Ecological Council, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, have reportedly developed a database intended to help consumers identify products that may contain nanomaterials

Dole targeted with “greenwashing” class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2012

A putative class action alleging that Dole Food Co. misleads consumers by claiming it is an environmentally friendly and socially responsible company despite purportedly purchasing bananas from growers using pesticides in Guatemala has reportedly been filed in a California federal court

EPA proposes adding ortho-nitrotoluene to EPCRA reporting requirements

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a proposed rule that would add ortho-nitrotoluene to the list of chemicals subject to

EU court allows challenges to proposals for chemical phase-out

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • March 22 2013

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA's) decision to list several substances as "substances of very

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

WA ecology department finds toxic chemicals in children’s products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2014

Tests conducted by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) have revealed that although "most" manufacturers are evidently following laws that