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FDA restricts use of cephalosporin in livestock

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule prohibiting the extralabel use of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in livestock

CDC, IOM and NIH launch “weight of the nation” campaign

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have joined HBO, Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in launching a new national campaign to curb obesity rates

Antimicrobial edible films inhibit pathogens in meat

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

Researchers at Penn State University's College of Agricultural Sciences have purportedly found that edible films made from pullulana

New study provides basis for fructose-tolerance test

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

Investigators with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have for the first time identified a hormone that, when stimulated by fructose

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

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

CSPI report asserts food and beverage options in checkout aisles promote obesity

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report claiming that candy, energy bars, chips, and cookies constitute 90 percent

Advocacy groups petition FDA for ban on chemicals used in food contact materials

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has joined the Center for Science in the Public Interest and other consumer groups in petitioning the U

Report finds contaminated Turkey contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2013

According to a new Consumer Reports study that analyzed ground turkey purchased at retail store nationwide, more than one-half of the 257 samples