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WHOEU warns that overweight children becoming a “new norm”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, Global
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  • February 28 2014

The World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe (WHOEU) reportedly warned attendees of a February 25-26, 2014, health conference held by

WHO World Cancer Report targets diet and nutrition

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • February 14 2014

The World Health Organization's (WHO's) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) last week published its World Cancer Report 2014, a

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

Credit Suisse issues report on sugar consumption

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • 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

Certain diets allegedly linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • 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

Codex adopts new food safety and nutrition standards

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • July 12 2013

The Codex Alimentarius has announced new food safety and nutrition standards that strive to "protect the health of consumers worldwide." The

WHO report champions stricter regulations for food marketing to children

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • June 21 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a new report, "Marketing of foods high in fat, salt and sugar to children," that calls the

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

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

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