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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

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

EFSA assesses health risks related to perchlorate in food

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • October 24 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion calling chronic dietary exposure to perchlorate a potential concern, "in

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

Study alleges link between perfume and autism

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

A recent paper from researchers at the South Carolina Center for Biotechnology proposes that perfume and cosmetics may play a role in the development

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

Landmark Texas Supreme Court decision: learned intermediary doctrine applies in prescription drug cases, no DTC exception

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2012

Addressing the issue squarely for the first time, the Texas Supreme Court has unanimously adopted the learned intermediary doctrine in the prescription drug context thereby confirming that manufacturers are only obligated to warn doctors of the risks of prescription medicines

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."

Soft drink consumption allegedly linked to global weight gain

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • October 25 2013

A recent study has allegedly concluded that soft drink consumption "is significantly linked to overweight, obesity and diabetes worldwide, including