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FDA releases draft environmental impact statement for produce rule

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed rule establishing science-based

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.”

BPA to rejoin harmful chemicals list in California

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

A California state court has lifted an injunction that barred bisphenol A (BPA) from placement on the list of reproductive toxicants mandated under

Dole agrees to work on Guatemalan water project to settle misrepresentation claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

Without admitting liability, Dole Food Co. has reportedly settled a putative class action that claimed the company misrepresented its environmental

U.S. food industry highly consolidated, says Food & Water Watch

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Food & Water Watch has issued a report detailing how the consolidation of business along the entire food chain has resulted in farm losses, layoffs and higher prices with fewer choices for consumers

Industry takes aim at draft UCSF report on nanomaterial regulation in California

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2010

Concerned about regulatory coordination issues, the omission of new environmental data and an apparent failure to recognize collaborative stakeholder efforts, nanotech industry interests have reportedly urged CalEPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and researchers with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to revise a draft April 2010 report on nanomaterial regulation

Commerce Department, NOAA issue draft aquaculture policies

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2011

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have solicited public comment on complementary draft policies aiming “to enable the development of sustainable marine aquaculture.”

OEHHA intends to list ethylene glycol as reproductive toxicant

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued a notice of intent to list ethylene glycol (EG) as known to the

Confidential dairy records in dispute in Yakima Valley

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

A federal court in Washington has determined that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not violate the Freedom of Information Act

California lawmaker introduces offshore aquaculture bill

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

U.S. Representative Lois Capps (D-Calif.) has reportedly introduced a bill (H.R. 2373) that would establish a federal regulatory framework for the development of offshore aquaculture