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CalEPA solicits information on potential regulatory actions under Prop. 65

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2014

The California Environmental Protection Agency's (CalEPA's) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is requesting public input for

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.”

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

NOSB to consider BPA ban for organic food packaging

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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program has announced a public meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) on

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.”

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

Environmental groups sue California, petition EPA to protect bees

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

Environmental groups have brought actions in state court and before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking action to halt the use of

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

American Farm Bureau censures EU for GM crop moratorium

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFB) has issued a policy statement urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to “initiate a retaliation process” against the European Union over its de facto moratorium on genetically modified (GM) crops

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