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Putative class action filed against “Just Mayo”

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

A Florida consumer has filed a proposed class action against Hampton Creek, maker of vegan spread "Just Mayo," in Florida state court alleging that

Ad watchdog upholds complaint against Naked Juice antioxidant claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint alleging that PepsiCo International Ltd. ta Naked Juice made antioxidant

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

Rudd CenterRWJF examine athletes’ food endorsements

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2013

Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently conducted a study concluding that

Court tosses trans fat lawsuit against hostess, claims preempted

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

In a ruling left unchallenged when the appeal period expired, a federal court in California has determined that a plaintiff bringing state-law claims about alleged misleading food labels involving trans fat were preempted by federal law and that he lacked standing as a consumer to bring a claim under the Lanham Act, which protects competitors' interests

Class action challenging source of restaurants’ “Kobe” beef settled

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

A California state trial court has approved the settlement agreement in a class action against Innovative Dining Group LLC (IDG), owner of the Boa

Youth sports legislation calls for energy drink guidelines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

Recent legislation (S.B. 2718) introduced by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has called for energy drink

Who is the most interesting man in the world?

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2013

The Mexican brewer that makes Dos Equis beer and has advertised it with a distinctive campaign since 2007 has brought a trademark and copyright