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USDA approves GE potato for market

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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has approved for commercial planting a new variety

EWG advises consumers to avoid certain food additives in updated Guide

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

Consumer advocacy watchdog Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued a new iteration of its "Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives." Reportedly

Australian public health coalition advocates national tax on SSBs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Calling Berkeley, California, voters' recent passage of a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) a "victory for the health of

UCSF, CSPI tackle science of sweeteners

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

Researchers with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and two other universities have launched a campaign targeting added sugar

New York legislator renews call for SSB warning labels

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

According to press reports, New York Assemblyman Karim Camara (D-Brooklyn) announced this week that he intends to propose legislation requiring

FDA restricts use of cephalosporin in livestock

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule prohibiting the extralabel use of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in livestock

APHIS rules GE alfalfa not a plant pest risk

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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has determined that KK179 alfalfa, a genetically engineered

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

CDC, IOM and NIH launch “weight of the nation” campaign

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have joined HBO, Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in launching a new national campaign to curb obesity rates

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