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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.”

EPA to discuss diisononyl phthalate at upcoming ISIS Meeting

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published preliminary materials for the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) toxicological

APHIS seeks comments on environmental assessment of GE moth

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) seeks public comments on its environmental assessment of the

FDA restricts use of cephalosporin in livestock

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule prohibiting the extralabel use of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in livestock

New lawsuits filed: “natural” orange juice, mislabeled butter, city vs. state in trans fat dispute, lack of FDA action on nanotechnology petition

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

Putative class actions have been filed in New Jersey and California federal courts against Tropicana Products, Inc., alleging that the company misleads consumers by labeling and marketing its orange juice as “100 pure and natural,” when it actually “undergoes extensive processing which includes the addition of aromas and flavors.”

EWG guide targets “dirty dozen” endocrine disruptors

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

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Keep A Breast Foundation have released an October 2013 report detailing how to avoid exposure to certain

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

Dole targeted with “greenwashing” class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2012

A putative class action alleging that Dole Food Co. misleads consumers by claiming it is an environmentally friendly and socially responsible company despite purportedly purchasing bananas from growers using pesticides in Guatemala has reportedly been filed in a California federal court

OEHHA extends comment period on beta-myrcene as carcinogen

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has extended the comment period on its notice of intent to list

Scientific battle brewing over BPA safety

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

The Independent has reported on an escalating dispute in the scientific community over the safety of bisphenol A (BPA), tracing the brouhaha to a three-year study commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that found no evidence of BPA adversely affecting laboratory rats exposed to high doses of the ubiquitous plasticizer