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Study allegedly links red meat sugar molecule to cancer risk

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

Researchers with the University of California, San Diego, have reportedly linked a sugar molecule found in red meat to the development of spontaneous

BPABPS study calls on regulators to rethink low-dose exposure assessments

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

A study claiming that low doses of bisphenol A (BPA) and bisphenol S (BPS) increased brain-cell growth in embryonic zebrafishwhich later exhibited

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

Animal study claims HFCS “more toxic than table sugar”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

A University of Utah study has reportedly claimed that female mice fed fructose and glucose monosaccharides in proportions similar to the amount of

EEOC not entitled to medical information from Nestlé in genetic discrimination case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2012

A federal court in Kentucky has determined that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is not entitled to information about the medical examinations of Nestlé Prepared Foods employees in relation to a claim by one former employee that he was fired due to “genetic information” discrimination

Putative class alleges Kashi “natural” products have mostly unnatural ingredients

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2011

A Texas resident has filed a putative class action against the Kashi Co. and its parent, the Kellogg Co., in a California federal court, alleging that the company falsely labels and markets its products as “all natural” when they actually contain processed and synthetic ingredients, some of which are not generally recognized as safe by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA

Cases recently filedfood pyramid, caffeinealcohol drinks, salad dressing, and bottled water

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2011

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has filed a lawsuit seeking a response to its petition calling for the withdrawal of the federal government's "current MyPyramid food diagram and dietary guidelines" and the adoption of PCRM's "Power Plate food diagram and dietary guidelines."

UCSF, CSPI tackle science of sweeteners

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

Researchers with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and two other universities have launched a campaign targeting added sugar