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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


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


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


FDA determines GE salmon safe for consumption, environment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its determination that genetically engineered (GE) salmon produced by AquaBounty


Center for Food Safety sues USDA for ignoring FOIA requests about GE crops
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service


Putative class action alleges damage to Guatemalan environment by Chiquita supplier
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

A consumer has filed a proposed class action in California federal court alleging that Chiquita Brands, Inc. is responsible for the destructive


EWG launches new assault against BPA in cans
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a "non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment," has issued


BPA to rejoin harmful chemicals list in California
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

A California state court has lifted an injunction that barred bisphenol A (BPA) from placement on the list of reproductive toxicants mandated under