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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'


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


OEHHA Proposes Extension of Emergency Measure Governing BPA Disclosure
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed initiating a regular


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


Amid mounting pressure from environmentalists, California State Assembly passes bill to ban microbeads
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The California State Assembly recently passed legislation (A.B. 888) that would prohibit the use of microbeads in many personal care products as of


OEHHA proposes reforms to Prop. 65 warnings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has scheduled an April 14, 2014, public workshop to discuss "a possible


Microbead Legislation Remains a Hot Topic for the PCP Sector
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2016

While the U.S. Congress reached an agreement on federal microbead legislationthe Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 (Microbead Act) which was signed


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


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


USDA seeks nominees to fill NRGAC vacancies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting nominations for five open slots on the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council (NRGAC), a