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EU court advisor issues opinion on obesity as protected disability

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 18 2014

Advocate General Niilo Jääskinen of the EU Court of Justice has issued an opinion in the case of a morbidly obese child-minder in Denmark

EFSA seeks feedback on transparency initiative

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 18 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on a discussion paper titled "Transformation to an Open EFSA," which sets

EFSA sets ADI for sunset yellow

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 18 2014

After revisiting a prior safety assessment, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 4 mgkg

EFSA calls acrylamide “a public health concern”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • July 11 2014

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) has published a draft scientific opinion on

EFSA issues food additive priority list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • March 29 2013

The European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) has issued a priority list of food additives "for which scientific data are required to finalize their

Food marketing to youth discussed in Brussels

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • April 8 2011

According to public health lawyer and activist Michele Simon, who recently attended a meeting in Brussels "to address the problem of cross-border marketing of unhealthy food to children," the same types of issues confronting public health advocates in the United States confront their counterparts in Europe

Court revives and stays ECJ suits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 11 2014

A California federal court has granted motions to amend the judgment in two cases previously dismissed to accord primary jurisdiction to the U.S

American Farm Bureau censures EU for GM crop moratorium

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • 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

ECHA announces public consultation on proposal to reclassify BPA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • August 30 2013

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced a public consultation seeking feedback on a proposal submitted by the French Agency for Food

DEFRA requests feedback on food labeling legislation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 9 2012

The U.K. Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has announced a public consultation seeking feedback on proposed legislation that would implement the European Union’s (EU’s) regulation “on the provision of food information to consumers” (Regulation (EU) No. 11692011