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U.K. Slave labor law to require disclosures from 12,000 companies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2015

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has announced new measures added to the Modern Slavery Act, which took effect on July 31, 2015, that will require


UK government committee recommends halving sugar intake
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

The U.K. Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has released its final Carbohydrate and Health report recommending that "free sugars


Vodka maker to appeal ASA ad ban
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2015

Diageo Great Britain Ltd. reportedly plans to appeal the U.K. Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA’s) decision to ban a Smirnoff advertisement


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


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


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