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Court denies black farmers’ intervention in female & Hispanic discrimination suits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

A federal court in the District of Columbia has denied the request of the Black Farmers & Agriculturalists Association, Inc. to intervene in lawsuits

Putative class action to proceed against MonaVie

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

A federal court in New Jersey has denied the motion to dismiss filed by MonaVie, Inc. in consumer-fraud litigation involving its juice products

Federal labeling law does not preempt claims against Joose maker

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2012

A federal court in California has refused to dismiss most of the putative class claims filed by a consumer against a company that made an alcoholic beverage containing high levels of caffeine, finding that a federal alcohol labeling law did not preempt state-law claims based on labeling or advertising and that the allegations of economic injury are sufficient to establish standing under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL

Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”

FDA Presents 4-MEI exposure assessment data at ACS annual meeting

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) researchers recently presented dietary exposure assessments for 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI) at the 248th

Wheat farmer sues Monsanto over alleged GM cross-pollination of conventional crops

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2013

Kansas wheat farmer Ernest Barnes has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Co. alleging losses stemming from the discovery of genetically modified (GM

Frito-Lay to settle wage-and-hour class action for $1.6 million

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

Subject to court approval, Frito-Lay will pay $1.6 million to settle wage-and-hour claims filed on behalf of current and former employees who deliver

Antimicrobial edible films inhibit pathogens in meat

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

Researchers at Penn State University's College of Agricultural Sciences have purportedly found that edible films made from pullulana

Frito-Lay sued for failure to disclose GMO ingredients in snack foods

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

A Florida resident has filed a complaint on behalf of a nationwide class of consumers against Frito-Lay, alleging that it sells the company’s snack foods, such as Tostitos chips, Sunchips and bean dip, as “All Natural” without disclosing that they contain genetically modified organisms

Court guts most claims in Muscle Milk consumer fraud litigation

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

A federal court in California has granted in part and denied in part the defendant’s motion to dismiss claims that its product labels, ads and Website representations for Muscle Milk ready-to-drink beverages and snack bars violate state unfair competition and false advertising laws and the California Consumers Legal Remedies Act, and constitute fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment