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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

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

New nonprofit watchdog aims to “expose what the food industry doesn’t want us to know”

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

U.S. Right to Know (USRTK), an Oakland, California-based nonprofit, launched in late January 2015 under the leadership of Gary Ruskin, former

Obesity lawsuit against McDonald’s concludes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2011

The parties in obesity-related litigation, brought on behalf of several teenagers against fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. in 2002, have filed a stipulation of voluntary dismissal with prejudice

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

Lawsuit challenging Florida skim milk labeling to continue

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

A Florida federal court has denied the state’s motion to dismiss a First Amendment lawsuit challenging regulations that require products labeled as

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

CDC reports first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2015

According to the February 3, 2015, issue of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the U.S

California lawsuit alleges that P.F. Chang’s surcharge on gluten-free foods violates ADA

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

A consumer has filed a putative class action alleging the $1 surcharge that P.F. Chang’s imposes on its gluten-free menu items violates the Americans

Consumer reports study assesses alleged 4-MEI cancer risk

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

A joint study by Consumer Reports and the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future claims that 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI) exposures "associated with