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Putative class claims fraud in Muscle Milk advertising

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2011

A California woman has filed a putative nationwide class action against the company that makes Muscle Milk beverages and protein bars, alleging that promotions touting the products as “high performance” and “nutritious snacks” are false and misleading because they contain as much fat and calories as Krispy Kreme doughnuts

Who is the most interesting man in the world?

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2013

The Mexican brewer that makes Dos Equis beer and has advertised it with a distinctive campaign since 2007 has brought a trademark and copyright

Researchers track alcohol brand mentions in pop songs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2013

Boston University School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers have identified the alcohol brands most

FDA information collection focuses on dietary supplements

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted a proposed information collection to the Office of Management and Budget regarding the

Ben & Jerry’s agrees to discontinue “All Natural” claims; litigation ensues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

Two days after the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) announced that Ben & Jerry's had agreed to phase out claims that its ice creams and frozen yogurts were "All Natural," when some product ingredients are processed, a putative class action was filed in a California federal court against the company seeking money damages for false advertising and an injunction to stop the company from making such claims

Food activist targets Gatorade ad in New York AG complaint

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

Food activist and blogger Nancy Huehnergarth has reportedly filed a complaint with the New York attorney general (AG) over a purportedly deceptive

FDA guidance differentiates liquid dietary supplements from beverages

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two final guidance documents for industry on distinguishing liquid dietary supplements from

Recent court developments: BPA, Nutella and Alaskan fishing regulations litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

A multidistrict litigation court in Missouri has denied motions for class certification in 24 transferred cases against companies that make baby bottles and sippy cups allegedly containing bisphenol A (BPA

Ohio AG brings consumer sales practices action against Dannon

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

The same day that the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement over alleged deceptive advertising claims for DanActive beverage and Activia yogurt, Ohio’s attorney general filed a lawsuit alleging that The Dannon Co. has violated the state’s Consumer Sales Practices Act (CSPA) by failing to substantiate the health-related claims it makes for the products

Facebook seeks dismissal of class claims over use of youth’s “Likes” without consent

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

Seeking either clarification or dismissal of claims alleging that it has violated state law by republishing the product or service preferences (“Likes”) of children younger than age 18 as accompaniments to paid advertisements without first obtaining parental consent, Facebook, Inc. argues that the claims are insufficiently pleaded, fail to state a claim or are preempted by federal law