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Food advertising to kids deemed “inherently misleading”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2012

In an article titled “Government Can Regulate Food Advertising to Children Because Cognitive Research Shows That It Is Inherently Misleading,” two attorneys and a communications professor assert that the First Amendment is no bar to the regulation of “junk food” ads targeting children younger than 12 because they lack the ability to understand the advertisers’ intent

Yogurt sugar content and “Non-GMO” almond milk labels challenged

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

Whole Foods Market Inc. is the target of two new putative nationwide class actions, one filed in a Texas federal court regarding the amount of sugar

Lawsuit claims Kix cereal isn’t “all natural”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2011

Contending that the genetically modified (GM) corn in General Mills’ Kix Crispy Corn Puffs and Honey Kix Crispy Corn Puffs cereals renders their “All Natural Corn” representations false and misleading, a California resident has filed a putative class action against the company in state court

Bud Light Lime-a-ritas too high-calorie to be “light,” putative class action says

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

A consumer has filed a putative class action in California state court alleging that Anheuser-Busch's "Lime-A-Rita" malt beverages have too many

Lawsuits in Illinois and New Jersey challenge subway “footlong” claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

As consumers around the world have begun posting images online of their Subway "footlong" sandwiches with rulers showing that the restaurant's

New class actions deem coconut water’s health claims misleading

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

A California resident has filed a pair of putative class actions in state court against companies that market their coconut water with purportedly exaggerated nutrient claims and overstated hydrating benefits or as a miracle cure for a host of medical problems

Olive garden settles “never-ending” trademark dispute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2011

A federal judge in Florida has reportedly granted a motion for permanent injunction in a trademark infringement case involving two “never-ending” restaurant promotions

Olive oil purity claims target company owners

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2014

After Kangadis Food Inc. filed for bankruptcy claiming that putative class litigation challenging its alleged misleading olive oil representations

Recent court developments: BPA, Nutella and Alaskan fishing regulations litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

A multidistrict litigation court in Missouri has denied motions for class certification in 24 transferred cases against companies that make baby bottles and sippy cups allegedly containing bisphenol A (BPA

Tropicana sued over pomegranateblueberry juice product

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

A Florida resident has filed a putative class action against Tropicana Products, Inc. and a retailer, alleging that promotions for Trop50 Pomegranate Blueberry Juice Beverage are deceptive because the product consists primarily of “a mixture of cheap apple juice and grape juice concentrates.”