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FDA refuses to re-classify tooth-whitening products as drugs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a Citizen Petition asking the agency to re-categorize tooth-whitening products as drugs

FDA restricts use of cephalosporin in livestock

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule prohibiting the extralabel use of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in livestock

CDC, IOM and NIH launch “weight of the nation” campaign

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have joined HBO, Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in launching a new national campaign to curb obesity rates

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

Antimicrobial edible films inhibit pathogens in meat

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

Researchers at Penn State University's College of Agricultural Sciences have purportedly found that edible films made from pullulana

New study provides basis for fructose-tolerance test

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

Investigators with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have for the first time identified a hormone that, when stimulated by fructose

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

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

Claudia Kalb, “Culture of Corpulence,” Newsweek, March 22, 2010

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2010

This article invokes public-health campaigns of the past, including measures taken to increase seat belt use and stop drunk driving, to call for "big-think solutions" to the nation's obesity problems