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Enjoining GM alfalfa deregulation went too far according to U.S. Supreme Court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2010

In a 7-1 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has determined that a district court erred in enjoining the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) from even partially deregulating Monsanto’s Roundup Ready alfalfa while the agency takes steps to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA


OEHHA Takes Emergency Measure on Prop. 65 Warnings for BPA Exposure
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed an emergency action to


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


Environmental groups release Canada’s environmental assessment of GM salmon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 29 2015

The Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch and Friends of the Earth (FOE) have authored a May 28, 2015, letter to the U.S. Food and Drug


CalEPA extends comment period on proposal to list styrene under Prop. 65
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has extended the comment period about


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


New York City ban on polystyrene invalidated
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

A New York state court has vacated a New York City prohibition on expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) after a challenge by several food companies


Golden Rice study criticized on ethical grounds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • China, USA
  • September 14 2012

A recently published study involving transgenic rice has reportedly drawn criticism from Greenpeace China, which has accused U.S. researchers of using Chinese children “as guinea pigs in a genetically engineered ‘Golden Rice’ trial.”


Dole targeted with “greenwashing” class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

A putative class action alleging that Dole Food Co. misleads consumers by claiming it is an environmentally friendly and socially responsible company despite purportedly purchasing bananas from growers using pesticides in Guatemala has reportedly been filed in a California federal court


French MEP feeds foie gras furor
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France, USA
  • October 19 2012

French MEP Francoise Castex has reportedly condemned California’s statewide ban on the production and sale of any product that is “the result of force-feeding a bird for the purpose of enlarging its liver beyond normal size,” calling the prohibition on foie gras “a battle for Europe.”