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Putative class action alleges damage to Guatemalan environment by Chiquita supplier

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

A consumer has filed a proposed class action in California federal court alleging that Chiquita Brands, Inc. is responsible for the destructive

OEHHA announces meeting to discuss BPA listing under Prop. 65

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

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced a May 7, 2015, meeting of its

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.”

Parties served in challenge to Canada’s approval of GE salmon

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

According to a coalition of environmental organizations, service has been effected on the defendants to their court application challenging the

OEHHA finalizes Prop. 65 listings for ethanol in alcoholic beverages, salted fish

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently finalized its decision to add ethanol in alcoholic beverages and Chinese-style salted fish to the state's list of carcinogenic chemicals

Issues narrowed in Texas bellwether GM rice contamination cases

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2010

A multidistrict litigation (MDL) court in Missouri has issued a number of rulings on motions for summary judgment and to exclude or limit expert testimony in the bellwether cases involving Texas rice farmers who allege that contamination of the U.S. rice supply with genetically modified (GM) rice caused a precipitous decline in prices for their crops on world markets

Court transfers venue of 4-MEI suit

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

A federal court in the Southern District of California has transferred to the Northern District a lawsuit filed in January 2014 against Pepsico, Inc

Federal court rejects claims that Mcdonald’s food packaging harms the environment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2011

A federal court in Illinois has reportedly dismissed on standing grounds the pro se claims of an individual plaintiff who alleged that the food packaging materials used by McDonald’s Corp., when discarded by consumers, pose a threat to the environment

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

Trichloroethylene added to Prop. 65 list as reproductive toxicant

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced that, effective January 31, 2014, trichloroethylene will be