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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

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

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

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

Court rules Massachusetts’s ban on painkiller preempted

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

A federal court in Massachusetts has granted a drugmaker's request to preliminarily enjoin the Commonwealth's ban on a painkiller, finding that the

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

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

Federal Circuit’s patent infringement ruling conflicts with USPTO re-examination on validity

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a request for an en banc rehearing by a medical-device patent holder which argued that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) Board of Patent Appeals had effectively nullified a previous Federal Circuit decision on the validity of its patent

Court conducts Daubert hearing in criminal case against Peanut Co. owner

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

A federal court in Georgia presiding over a criminal action against the owner and employees of the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America, purportedly

Study claims high sodium intake accelerates cellular aging in overweight teens

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

A research abstract presented at the American Heart Association's (AHA's) Epidemiology and PreventionNutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism