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Certain diets allegedly linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
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  • September 27 2013

A recent study has reportedly claimed that diets high in calories and animal fat are associated with increased rates of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in

Celebrity endorsements blamed for kids’ “junk” food choices

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
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  • March 15 2013

A University of Liverpool study contends that "celebrity endorsement of a food product encourages children to eat more of the endorsed product." The

Gene sites linked to obesity, fat distribution

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • October 15 2010

An international research consortium has released a study that identifies 18 new gene sites linked to overall obesity and a related report that pinpoints 13 new gene sites connected to fat distribution

Credit Suisse issues report on sugar consumption

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • September 27 2013

Credit Suisse's Research Institute has issued a September 2013 report titled Sugar Consumption at a Crossroads that examines the world sweetener

IASO publishes report on food marketing to children

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • July 1 2011

The International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO) recently published an EU-funded briefing paper titled A Junk-Free Childhood: Responsible Standards for Marketing Foods and Beverages to Children, which claims that “food company competition” has undermined corporate pledges to cease youth marketing efforts

WHO issues global alert on new strain of avian influenza (H7N9)

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, Global, USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a global alert and response update on a new strain of novel avian influenza A (H7N9) virus identified

Avian influenza (H7N9) deemed “one of the most lethal” by WHO leader

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • April 26 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released the results of its preliminary investigation into a new strain of avian influenza A (H7N9

FDA announces WHO grants to support food safety strategies

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • July 1 2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the availability of up to $260,000 in grant funds slated for “the support of a sole source” cooperative agreement between the agency and the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses

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

WHO backs publication of controversial H5N1 research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • February 24 2012

A meeting of World Health Organization (WHO) health experts has reportedly reached a consensus on whether to proceed with controversial avian influenza research despite potential security risks