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UK Advertising Watchdog Censures Special K General Health Claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld two complaints alleging that advertisements touting Kellogg Co.’s Special K products as


Alcohol Price Increase Would Allegedly Reduce Violence-Related Injuries
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2016

A study examining data from 299,381 adults in England and Wales has concluded that a 1-percent increase in alcohol beverage prices would result in 6


Boston Beer Co. Seeks to Trademark “Brexit”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 8 2016

One day after U.K. Citizens voted to leave the European Union, Samuel Adams brewer Boston Beer Co. filed an application with the U.S. Patent and


UK Court Holds Chicken Company Liable for Slavery Claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2016

The High Court of England and Wales has reportedly held DJ Houghton Chicken Catching Services liable for claims brought by six Lithuanian men who


UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Unveils Levy on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2016

The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced a new levy on soft drink companies to be assessed “on the volume of sugar-


UK Chief Medical Officers Publish Strict New Guidelines for Alcohol Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2016

The U.K. Chief Medical Officers have advised consumers to drink less than 6 pints of beer per week under new guidelines for alcoholic beverage intake


ASA Dismisses Complaint Against Baileys Christmas Ad
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed a complaint alleging that Diageo Great Britain Ltd.'s holiday commercials for


Public Health England Releases Free “Sugar Smart” App
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

With the launch of its Change4Life campaign, Public Health England (PHE) has issued a free barcode-scanning app that displays the sugar content of


British Agency to Hold Workshop on Novel Foods and Processes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2015

The Food Standards Agency's independent Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP) will host a February 4, 2016, workshop in London


The Lancet launches multidisciplinary Obesity Commission
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

U.K. Medical journal The Lancet has announced establishment of a Commission on Obesity "to provide a multidisciplinary platform to contribute to