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Recent court developments: BPA, Nutella and Alaskan fishing regulations litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

A multidistrict litigation court in Missouri has denied motions for class certification in 24 transferred cases against companies that make baby bottles and sippy cups allegedly containing bisphenol A (BPA

Ohio AG brings consumer sales practices action against Dannon

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

The same day that the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement over alleged deceptive advertising claims for DanActive beverage and Activia yogurt, Ohio’s attorney general filed a lawsuit alleging that The Dannon Co. has violated the state’s Consumer Sales Practices Act (CSPA) by failing to substantiate the health-related claims it makes for the products

Study claims fast food companies not adhering to child marketing pledges

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

A recent study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has claimed that fast food TV advertisements directed at children have allegedly failed

Markey requests FTC investigation of energy-drink claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2012

U.S. Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) has written a November 30, 2012, letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Jon Leibowitz asking the agency to investigate advertising claims made by energy-drink manufacturers

Rudd Center study suggests FOP cereal box claims are misleading

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2011

Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has published a study claiming that parents misinterpret nutrition-related health claims used on children’s cereal boxes

Class action challenges health claims for elderberry juice

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

Two Missouri residents with arthritis and allergies have filed a putative class action on behalf of Missouri, Illinois and Kansas consumers who were allegedly deceived by false health-related claims made by a company that sells elderberry juice

Plaintiff class alleges POM Wonderful will not keep consumers young forever

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

A putative class action has been filed against the maker of POM Wonderful pomegranate (PWP) juice in a Florida state court, alleging that the company is misleading consumers by marketing its product "as having special health benefits, including but not limited to, the prevention, mitigation, and or treatment of the following: (a) atherosclerosis; (b) Blood FlowPressure; (c) Prostate Cancer; (d) Erectile Function; (e) cardiovascular disease; (f) Reduce LDL cholesterol; (g) and other age related medical conditions

Nutella false ad suits to proceed as statewide class action

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

A federal court in California has entered an order certifying a class in consolidated lawsuits alleging that the company which produces Nutella falsely advertises its product as healthy and beneficial to children despite making the hazelnut spread with “dangerous levels of fat and sugar.”

Advertising Standards Board upholds children’s marketing complaint against cereal maker

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) recently announced that the Australian Advertising Standards Board (ASB) has upheld its complaint alleging that a

Stay in Snapple “natural” beverage lawsuit extinguished

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2010

A federal court in New Jersey has granted the defendant's unopposed motion to extinguish the stay in a lawsuit contending that Snapple beverage products are falsely advertised as "natural" because they contain high-fructose corn syrup, a purportedly non-natural ingredient