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Energy drinks allegedly increase hyperactivity risk in children
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

Researchers with the Yale School of Public Health have published a study claiming that “middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy


RWJF doubles financial commitment to expand programs aimed at reducing childhood obesity, issues priorities for next decade
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will reportedly commit $500 million over the next 10 years to intensified efforts ensuring that “all


Non-profit sues NYC mayor, seeks food regulation documents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2013

Keep Food Legal, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, has filed a petition under the New York Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), seeking an order


Yale alums object to food & beverage corporate sponsorship
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

A Yale University event for women graduates will feature an address by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and some alumnae have


USDA proposes new rules for snack foods in schools
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed new rules that would regulate the nutritional content of snacks, soft drinks and meals sold in


Retired military leaders say American youth “still too fat to fight”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

Mission: Readiness, a non-profit organization of senior retired military leaders, has issued a second report claiming that one in four young adults are still “too overweight to enlist.”


Study praises state restrictions on competitive foods in schools
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2012

A recent study has reportedly concluded that school children in states with strong restrictions on competitive food sales gained less weight than their counterparts in states with weaker restrictions


Seventh Circuit reinstates claim that jail food violated 8th Amendment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2012

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed in part a district court dismissal of claims that being fed nutriloaf in a county jail subjected an inmate to cruel and unusual punishment in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights


California legislation would limit sale of sports drinks in schools
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2012

California Assembly Member Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) recently introduced a bill (A.B. 1746) that would restrict the sale of sports drinks from middle and high schools throughout the state


Prison inmates challenge soy in diet as cruel and unusual punishment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2012

Counsel for five current and former Illinois prison inmates has reportedly indicated that four expert witnesses are prepared to testify that the soy in the inmates’ prison diets caused them “irreparable, actual harm,” and thus their litigation against the state, prison wardens and nurses will proceed