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Townsend Farms and Costco sued over Hepatitis outbreak

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

The estate and survivors of an 89-year-old woman who died after eating imported pomegranate seeds linked to a Hepatitis A outbreak have filed a

Study measures exposure to free and conjugated forms of BPA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

Canadian researchers have published a study measuring free and conjugated forms of bisphenol A (BPA) and triclosan (TCS) in urinary samples obtained

New study alleges relationship between moderate SSB consumption and diminished liver health; anti-sugar crusader condemns industry over added-sugar labeling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

A study examining the relationship between sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption and liver health among premenopausal women has reportedly found

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

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

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

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

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

Article questions effect of artificial sweeteners on metabolic conditions

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2013

A recent opinion piece published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism has suggested that artificial sweetener consumption increases the risk of

Class suit claims 5-hour energy is not a healthy vitamin energy drink

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

Pennsylvania residents have filed a putative statewide class action in federal court against the company that makes 5-Hour ENERGY drinks