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Teenagers reportedly disregard calorie counts

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2011

A recent study claims that teenagers notice but ultimately disregard calorie counts on fast-food menu boards, ordering the same number of calories as they did before New York City's mandatory labeling laws took effect

Chicken chain claims “Eat More Kale” infringes its trademark

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2011

After Vermont-based folk artist Bo Muller-Moore decided to apply for a federal trademark to protect his “Eat More Kale” T-shirt design, fast-food chain Chick-fil-A reportedly accused him of infringing its “Eat Mor Chikin” trademark

Fast food workers vote against unionizing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

Employees at 10 Minneapolis-based Jimmy John's sandwich shops have reportedly voted against joining the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), which has since alleged that the close election "was marred by misconduct."

Michelle Obama urges restaurants to offer healthier fare

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama recently urged restaurants to offer healthier fare to help reduce "obesity-related conditions" in the United States

Olive Garden owner sues TGI Friday’s franchisee for trademark infringement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2010

Darden Concepts, Inc. has filed a trademark infringement action against a TGI Friday’s franchisee located in San Diego, California, alleging that its use of “Never Ending Shrimp” to promote one of its menu offerings infringes the “Never Ending Pasta Bowl” mark that Darden has registered and used in its Olive Garden restaurants for 15 years

FDA proposes two information collections related to menu labeling law

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed two new information collections related to voluntary registration, recordkeeping and mandatory third-party disclosure under section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010

Waffle house worker claims owner falsely reported that minimum wage was paid

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

A former employee of an Olathe, Kansas, waffle venue has brought a collective action against his employer alleging that it reported inaccurate tip earnings so that it would appear that his total earnings were compliant with the federal minimum wage

Starbucks’ tip-distribution policy upheld in New York

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

Answering two of the questions certified to it by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New York's high court has determined that Starbucks Corp. can

Taco Bell appeals insurance coverage case to Ninth Circuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

Taco Bell has requested that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals review a district court determination that three insurance companies are not required to provide coverage under commercial liability policies for economic loss allegedly arising from decreased patronage in the wake of a 2006 E. coli outbreak

Court denies temporary relief sought in challenge to foie gras ban, sets briefing schedule

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

A federal court in California has denied the ex parte request of foie gras producers to temporarily halt California’s enforcement of a ban on the sale of any product that is the result of force-feeding a bird for the purpose of enlarging its liver beyond normal size