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OEHHA Adds Furfuryl Alcohol to Prop. 65 List
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced the addition of furfuryl


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 632
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 28 2017

A Massachusetts house bill proposing a one- and two-cent tax per fluid ounce of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) has been withdrawn during a state


Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Legal Bulletin: May 2017
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit detectable levels


New lawsuits filed: “natural” orange juice, mislabeled butter, city vs. state in trans fat dispute, lack of FDA action on nanotechnology petition
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

Putative class actions have been filed in New Jersey and California federal courts against Tropicana Products, Inc., alleging that the company misleads consumers by labeling and marketing its orange juice as “100 pure and natural,” when it actually “undergoes extensive processing which includes the addition of aromas and flavors.”


OEHHA finalizes Prop. 65 listings for ethanol in alcoholic beverages, salted fish
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently finalized its decision to add ethanol in alcoholic beverages and Chinese-style salted fish to the state's list of carcinogenic chemicals


Toxic chemicals allegedly found in beauty products in India
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, USA
  • February 7 2014

A study conducted by the Pollution Monitoring Lab (PML) at India's Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has reportedly found excessive levels of


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


Center for Food Safety criticizes USDA Bioag Committee’s co-existence stance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2012

The Center for Food Safety has issued a paper critical of the draft report prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21), which was scheduled to meet August 27-28, 2012, to discuss the draft


Advocacy non-profits call for FDA to address antibiotics in animal feed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

A coalition of non-profit advocacy organizations has filed a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), alleging that the agency has unreasonably delayed action on several of its petitions relating to the use of antibiotics in animal feed


California initiates voter petition seeking mandatory labeling on GE foods
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2012

A group of environmentalists is reportedly seeking to qualify a voter initiative in California that would require special labels on foods containing genetically engineered (GE) ingredients