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Senate democrats introduce legislation mandating BPA warnings on food packaging

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

Citing research studies alleging links between exposure to bisphenol A and various adverse health effects, U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and

Pelman v. McDonald’s Corp.: no class certification for obese teens

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

A judge from the U.S. Court of International Trade, sitting by designation in a New York federal district court, has determined that the obesity-related claims filed in 2002 against McDonald’s Corp. cannot be pursued as a class action

Energy drink makers target new demographic

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2013

Although the typical energy drink user is reportedly young and male, a recent news source indicates that a new demographic is emerging as a top

Energy drinks allegedly increase hyperactivity risk in children

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Researchers with the Yale School of Public Health have published a study claiming that “middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy

Study claims sugar industry influenced anti-caries program

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2015

Citing internal cane and beet sugar documents dating back to 1959, an article published in PLOS Medicine claims that the sugar industry made a

Claudia Kalb, “Culture of Corpulence,” Newsweek, March 22, 2010

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2010

This article invokes public-health campaigns of the past, including measures taken to increase seat belt use and stop drunk driving, to call for "big-think solutions" to the nation's obesity problems

Daniela Perdomo, “Big soda wants to keep America fat: here’s how to fight back,” Alternet, May 21, 2010

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

AlterNet staff writer and editor Daniela Perdomo takes a look in this article at the money that the beverage industry is purportedly spending to oppose federal and state efforts to impose a tax on soft drinks

EEOC not entitled to medical information from Nestlé in genetic discrimination case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2012

A federal court in Kentucky has determined that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is not entitled to information about the medical examinations of Nestlé Prepared Foods employees in relation to a claim by one former employee that he was fired due to “genetic information” discrimination

Study allegedly links diacetyl to Alzheimer’s disease

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2012

A University of Minnesota study has reported that diacetyl (DA), a food additive used to mimic butter flavors, allegedly “intensifies the damaging effects of an abnormal brain protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease,” according to a recent American Chemical Society press release

Lancet article questions fruit juice consumption

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

A recent article published in The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology has questioned current nutritional guidelines that permit the substitution of