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FDA finalizes calorie-disclosure rules for restaurants and vending machines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized two rules under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that require chain

Study examines estrogenic chemicals purportedly released by BPA-free thermoplastic resins

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

A study led by University of California, Davis, toxicologist Michael Denison and CertiChem, Inc. founder George Bittner has allegedly found that some

Hospital walks back study linking aspartame to leukemia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWM) has reportedly walked back a recent study claiming to link aspartame with an increased risk of leukemia, non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and other blood-related cancers

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 dismisses lawsuit challenging FDA’s inaction on mercury labeling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

A federal court has granted summary judgment for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Science in the

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

USDA approves GE potato for market

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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has approved for commercial planting a new variety

HHS and USDA schedule meeting of 2015 Dietary Guidelines advisory committee

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Agriculture (USDA) have scheduled a meeting of the 14-member committee

Researchers identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in pig manure

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • February 15 2013

A new study has reportedly confirmed the presence of antibiotic-resistant genes (ARGs) in manure samples harvested from swine farms in China, raising

Researchers seek phosphate additive labeling on foods

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2012

German researchers claim that “elevated serum phosphate concentrations have recently been found to be correlated with mortality in patients with chronic renal failure, while high-normal serum phosphate concentrations have been found to be correlated with cardiovascular morbidity in the general population.”