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Prenatal phthalate exposure allegedly linked to lower IQ scores

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

A recent study has claimed that children born to women whose urinary phthalate levels during pregnancy were in the top quartile of their study cohort

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

Researchers examine parallels between food and drug addiction

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

A recent article published in Biological Psychiatry reviews the research examining the neurological basis for food addiction and its relation to

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

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.”

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

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

Class suit claims 5-hour energy is not a healthy vitamin energy drink

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2013

Pennsylvania residents have filed a putative statewide class action in federal court against the company that makes 5-Hour ENERGY drinks

California egg producer seeks clarification of Prop. 2 humane animal husbandry standards

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

A California egg producer has filed a lawsuit against the state and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) seeking a declaration that the improvements it has already made to its facilities, referred to as "the enriched colony housing system," comply with the requirements of Proposition 2 (Prop. 2