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New study questions BPA link to preterm births
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

A study examining increased preterm birth rates in the United States has found "little evidence of a relationship been BPA bisphenol A and


FTC and USDA Examine Consumer Perceptions of “Organic” Non-Agricultural Products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have released an August 10, 2016, joint report examining consumers'


Class action stayed and Prop. 65 action settled in Pepsi 4-MEI disputes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

A California state court has approved the settlement agreement in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) alleging that


Complaint alleges Xymogen’s supplements contain lead
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

Public interest group Environmental Research Center (ERC) has sought civil penalties and an injunction against nutritional supplement manufacturer


“Nitrite in combination with amines or amides” under consideration for Prop. 65 listing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has asked the Carcinogen Identification


Study Claims Carrageenan Causes No Adverse Effects
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

A study commissioned by the International Food Additives Council (IFAC) has claimed that when used as a gelling or thickening agent in foods


Failure-to-warn claims against tuna co. not preempted, says federal court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2011

Granting the defendants’ motion to dismiss in part, a federal court in New York has allowed further proceedings on most of the claims filed by a man who alleged that consuming one to two cans of tuna daily for more than two years caused his mercury poisoning


Bayer AG seeks to overturn $1.5 million jury award in GM rice case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

Contending that conventional farmers’ claims for damages from the contamination of U.S. rice crops with a genetically modified (GM) variant are preempted by federal law, Bayer AG has filed an appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals from an adverse jury verdict rendered in bellwether cases that are part of multidistrict litigation involving thousands of farmers


Industry takes aim at draft UCSF report on nanomaterial regulation in California
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2010

Concerned about regulatory coordination issues, the omission of new environmental data and an apparent failure to recognize collaborative stakeholder efforts, nanotech industry interests have reportedly urged CalEPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and researchers with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to revise a draft April 2010 report on nanomaterial regulation


Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”