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Senate democrats introduce legislation mandating BPA warnings on food packaging

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

Citing research studies alleging links between exposure to bisphenol A and various adverse health effects, U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and

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

Energy drinks allegedly increase hyperactivity risk in children

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Researchers with the Yale School of Public Health have published a study claiming that “middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy

Study claims sugar industry influenced anti-caries program

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2015

Citing internal cane and beet sugar documents dating back to 1959, an article published in PLOS Medicine claims that the sugar industry made a

Codex Alimentarius Commission approves GM food labeling guidance

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • July 15 2011

According to news sources, the Codex Alimentarius Commission concluded its meeting in Geneva by reaching an agreement on labeling foods that contain genetically modified (GM) ingredients

FDA's regulation of trans fats

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

More than 100 years after the advent of artificial trans fats, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken the first step toward banning

FTC targets weight-loss products, companies to pay $34 million for misleading consumers

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

As millions of American consumers begin the new year with weight-loss resolutions, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a January 7, 2014

SCCS says parabens in cosmetics are safe

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 13 2013

The European Union's (EU's) Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has updated its opinion on propyl- and butylparabenchemical

Lancet article questions fruit juice consumption

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

A recent article published in The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology has questioned current nutritional guidelines that permit the substitution of

Cooked meats allegedly linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

A new study has concluded that advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs), which occur in heat-processed meat and animal products, can cause brain changes