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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


Italian winemakers threaten legal action against British pubs for selling prosecco on tap
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
  • January 16 2015

A consortium of prosecco manufacturers has reportedly contacted the United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency and Intellectual Property Office to


Prevalence of fast-food outlets allegedly linked to diabetes rates
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2014

A new study has reportedly found that U.K. Residents with at least two fast-food restaurants within 500 meters of their homes have significantly


ASA nixes “Snake Venom” beer claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld two complaints against a website advertising Brewmeister Ltd.'s "Snake Venom" beer as "THE


PETA UK Director urges action on foie gras in the EU
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 19 2014

Animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is currently engaged in a campaign to ban foie gras production