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Nestlé gets false ad suit dismissed, despite FTC settlement

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2012

A federal court judge granted summary judgment to Nestlé in a class action brought by parents claiming that the company made false and misleading ad claims about its BOOST children’s drink supplement even though the company recently settled similar charges with the Federal Trade Commission

FDA proposed rule would eliminate certain drug pedigree requirements

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2011

On July 14, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration published a proposed rule to remove a section of the Prescription Drug Marketing Act regulations to permit wholesale distributors to document the chain of custody (also known as the "pedigree") of prescription drug products only back to the last "authorized distributor" instead of all the way back to the manufacturer

In Iqbal v. Ashcroft, the United States Supreme Court rejects truthiness as the pleading standard under Rule 8

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2009

The American Dialect Society named "truthiness" as the word of the year for 2005 and Merriam-Webster followed suit in 2006

Boston Scientific prevails in securities fraud lawsuit

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2011

On August 15th, the First Circuit addressed what adverse events associated with medical devices an issuer must disclose, affirming the entry of summary judgment dismissing a Rule 10b-5 securities fraud lawsuit

FDA issues updated draft guidance for cosmetics

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new draft guidance titled "Guidance for Industry: Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practices"

Class cert. denied in suit against Chipotle

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2013

Finding that individual issues predominate over common ones in a putative class action alleging that Chipotle Mexican Grill sold conventionally

Insurer seeks declaration of no duty to defend or indemnify maker of Four Loko

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2011

Selective Insurance Co. of South Carolina has filed a declaratory judgment action against Phusion Projects, Inc., which makes and sells the caffeinated alcohol beverage Four Loko, claiming that it owes no duty to defend or indemnify Phusion in a number of pending lawsuits

The great egg recall of 2010: another review of lessons already taught

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

You have probably heard about the great egg recall of 2010, which has required Wright County Eggs of Galt, Iowa to recall an ever-growing number of shell eggs because of fears of salmonella enteriditis

Chamber of Commerce v. Brown: California Court of Appeal opens door for new chemicals to be listed under Proposition 65 without scientific or public review

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2011

In a significant defeat for the business community, the California Court of Appeal for the First District has issued a decision that allows the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to add many new chemicals to the Proposition 65 list of carcinogens and reproductive toxicants without first providing an opportunity for meaningful scientific or public review

Litigation and obesity symposium transcripts available

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2011

Public interest lawyers and industry representatives debated the merits of using litigation to address obesity at a December 2010 symposium hosted by George Mason University, and edited transcripts have recently been made available in the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy