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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

Avon shareholders reject request to “ditch toxic cosmetics”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2013

According to a Securities and Exchange Commission report, Avon Products, Inc. shareholders have rejected a proposal filed by Green Century Equity

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

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

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

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

London court rejects claim that glucosamine supplements are medicinal

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 6 2014

The Administrative Court of the U.K. High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, has determined that the Medicines and Healthcare Products

FDA issues warning to star scientific for antabloc and CigRx products

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned former Star Scientific, Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams that the company makes therapeutic claims for

Consumer-fraud class action filed against Star Scientific

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

Illinois resident Howard Baldwin has filed a putative nationwide class action against dietary supplement maker Star Scientific and a retailer

“Inflammatory dietary pattern” allegedly linked to risk of depression

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2013

A recent study has reportedly concluded that an "inflammatory dietary pattern" (IDP) is linked to higher depression risk, raising questions about