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Trans fat in Xtreme Wellness tortillas generates litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

A California resident has filed a putative nationwide class action in federal court against Ole Mexican Foods, Inc., alleging that its Xtreme

Byproduct of red meat digestion allegedly linked to heart failure mortality

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

A new study exploring the link between cardiovascular disease and a gut bacteria metabolite known as trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) has reported that

Study links sugar-sweetened beverages to accelerated aging

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

A recent study has purportedly linked sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption to accelerated cell Aging, estimating that "daily consumption of a

FDA restricts use of cephalosporin in livestock

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

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

USDA rejects petition seeking adulterant designation for ABR Salmonella

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has denied the May 2011 petition filed by the Center for

FDA denies citizen petitions seeking aspartame ban

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied two citizen petitions asking the agency to prohibit the use of aspartame as a non-caloric