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Heinz frozen tater tots and fries contain trans fats, putative class action alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

A consumer has filed a putative class action against H.J. Heinz Co. alleging that the company's frozen microwave French fries and tater tots contain


SSB taxes and Food Marketing among topics at upcoming childhood obesity conference
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Public health advocates from around the United States will convene in San Diego, California, on June 29-July 2, 2015, for the 8th Biennial Childhood


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


Putative class action challenges Gerber’s infant formula immunity benefits claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Two plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against Gerber Products Co. alleging that the company misrepresented its Gerber Good Start infant Formula by


RWJF study: industry takes “baby steps” in curtailing food marketing to children
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

A study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Healthy Eating Research Program claims that a decrease in TV food advertisements directed to


CSPI threatens litigation against Plum Organics and Gerber over allegedly deceptive trade practices
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has threatened to bring lawsuits against Plum Organics and Gerber Products Co. for allegedly


D.C. Circuit upholds false ad claims against POM Wonderful
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) order that found POM Wonderful's advertising to be misleading for


CSPI report asserts food and beverage options in checkout aisles promote obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2014

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report claiming that candy, energy bars, chips, and cookies constitute 90 percent


Youth sports legislation calls for energy drink guidelines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2014

Recent legislation (S.B. 2718) introduced by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has called for energy drink


“30 less fat” claim censured by ad watchdog
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints against a TV commercial claiming that Kellogg's "Special K Multi Grain Porridge"