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New York Times explores English monks’ caffeinated wine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2015

Buckfast Abbey, an English monastery approaching its millennial anniversary, has drawn criticism for its production of a sweet caffeinated wine, The


BMA Scotland supports measure to ban alcohol ads at sporting events
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2015

The British Medical Association in Scotland (BMA Scotland) has reportedly backed legislation under consideration by the Scottish Parliament's Health


Food Standards Agency publishes five-year plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2015

The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued its Strategic Plan 2015-20 outlining a number of initiatives it plans to undertake with industry and


NHS England Chief Executive dubs obesity “the new smoking”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2015

During a May 31, 2015, interview with BBC One's "The Andrew Marr Show," National Health Service (NHS) England Chief Executive Simon Stevens called on


U.K. group deems Guinness tweet “irresponsible”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2015

The U.K. Advertising Standard Authority (ASA) has dismissed a complaint alleging that a message on Diageo Great Britain Ltd.'s Guinness Twitter


Sentences determined for first prosecutions in U.K. “horsemeat scandal”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2015

According to a Crown Prosecution Service press release, Peter Boddy and David Moss have been sentenced in the first prosecutions stemming from the


New food safety agency takes over FSA’s former duties in Scotland
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2015

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) officially launched on April 1, 2015, assuming responsibilities previously overseen by the U.K. Food Standards Agency


UK FSA announces final results of aspartame study
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2015

The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced the final results of an aspartame study commissioned by the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in


Lancet publishes six-part series on “rethinking and reframing” obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2015

A series of six articles published online February 18, 2015, by The Lancet reportedly "examines false dichotomies and proposes a reframing of obesity


UK group to host symposium targeting potential impact of POPs on obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2015

The Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT), an independent group charged with providing counsel to