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Cooked meats allegedly linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

A new study has concluded that advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs), which occur in heat-processed meat and animal products, can cause brain changes

Energy drink makers target new demographic

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2013

Although the typical energy drink user is reportedly young and male, a recent news source indicates that a new demographic is emerging as a top

Pelman v. McDonald’s Corp.: no class certification for obese teens

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

A judge from the U.S. Court of International Trade, sitting by designation in a New York federal district court, has determined that the obesity-related claims filed in 2002 against McDonald’s Corp. cannot be pursued as a class action

Court conducts Daubert hearing in criminal case against Peanut Co. owner

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

A federal court in Georgia presiding over a criminal action against the owner and employees of the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America, purportedly

Study claims high sodium intake accelerates cellular aging in overweight teens

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

A research abstract presented at the American Heart Association's (AHA's) Epidemiology and PreventionNutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism

American academy of pediatrics calls for “media diet”

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

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a policy statement calling on doctors to review patient media use and work with parents to

Lancet article questions fruit juice consumption

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2014

A recent article published in The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology has questioned current nutritional guidelines that permit the substitution of

California introduces warning label legislation for soft drinks

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

California State Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced legisla- tion (SB 1000) that would require all sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs

Claudia Kalb, “Culture of Corpulence,” Newsweek, March 22, 2010

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2010

This article invokes public-health campaigns of the past, including measures taken to increase seat belt use and stop drunk driving, to call for "big-think solutions" to the nation's obesity problems

Research allegedly links cattle farming to peripheral neuropathy

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

A recent study has allegedly linked cattle farming to an “increased prevalence of self-reported symptoms associated with peripheral neuropathy,” raising questions about the role of Campylobacter jejuni infection in Guillain-Barré Syndrome