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Putative class action targets kind LLC’s “healthy” claim

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2015

Days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a March 2015 letter warning Kind LLC against using the word "healthy" to describe

Does consumer awareness of food addiction affect eating behavior?

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2015

Raising concerns about how the media portrays the concept of food addiction, a new study questions whether endorsement of this model "may cause

Most packaged foods exceed FDA sodium recommendations, says CDC study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2015

After examining the sodium content of packaged food products sold throughout the United States in 2009, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

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

Plaintiffs challenging Gerber’s probiotic health claims must provide medical records

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2015

A New Jersey federal court has granted Gerber's motion to compel discovery of medical records in a consumer putative class action alleging that the

Townsend Farms and Costco sued over Hepatitis outbreak

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

The estate and survivors of an 89-year-old woman who died after eating imported pomegranate seeds linked to a Hepatitis A outbreak have filed a

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

Pathogens with pandemic potential topic of upcoming NSABB meeting

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has scheduled a public meeting of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) for

Prop. 65 lawsuit seeks warnings for acrylamide in coffee

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

The Metzger Law Group has filed a lawsuit under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Prop. 65) on behalf of the Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT), seeking an order to require coffee makers and retailers to warn consumers that coffee contains acrylamide, a chemical known to the state to cause cancer