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French Court Overturns Ban on GMO Maize; Later Ban Still in Effect
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • April 22 2016

France’s highest administrative court, the Conseil d’État, has reportedly invalidated a 2014 decree banning Monsanto’s MON810 maize, a genetically


New French Law Requires Restaurants to Provide Take-Away Boxes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • January 8 2016

A law took effect in France on January 1, 2016, that requires restaurants to provide take-away boxes to diners who request them. The law reportedly


France’s Constitutional Council to hear challenge to BPA ban
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • June 26 2015

France's administrative supreme court, Conseil d'Etat, has ruled that PlasticsEurope's challenge to the country's ban on bisphenol A (BPA) in


TV documentary alleges some French cheeses produced without fresh milk
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • June 19 2015

French restaurateurs and food critics are calling for new food-labeling rules after a documentary airing on France 2 reported that some of the


French court forbids “nutella” baby name
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • February 6 2015

A French court has reportedly rejected a couple's choice of name for their baby, "Nutella," and renamed her "Ella" because "the name 'Nutella' given


France implements new BPA rules; EFSA announces forthcoming scientific opinion
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, France
  • December 19 2014

The French Directorate-General for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) has released a guidance document detailing the


Draft French Health bill targets binge drinking and mass-produced food
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • October 24 2014

French Health Minister Marisol Touraine has reportedly proposed a law that would establish standards for ingredient transparency in mass-produced


EFSA rejects emergency measure to ban GM maize
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France, European Union
  • August 8 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected the evidence submitted by France "in support of its request to prohibit the cultivation of


French Senate report calls for junk-food tax
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • March 31 2014

A French Senate Committee has issued a report, "Taxation and Public Health: Evaluation of Behavioral Taxation," urging lawmakers to implement a


Organic winemaker faces prison and fine for refusing to spray grapes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • March 7 2014

A French organic winemaker has reportedly appeared in court to answer to charges that he defied an official order to spray his vineyard with a