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Lawsuit challenging national organic program guidance on pesticides to continue
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

A California federal court has denied the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by environmental


Proposed changes to California’s Prop. 65 could expand warning label requirements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

After two years of debate, the California Environmental Protection Agency's (CalEPA's) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assess- ment may soon


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


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


Recent agreements to settle disputes: contaminated GE rice lawsuits, dairy pricing and false pet food ads
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

Bayer CropScience has agreed to pay up to $750 million to settle the claims of rice farmers who allege that the company’s genetically engineered (GE) rice contaminated their conventional crops and led to market losses when some countries closed their borders to U.S


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


CalEPA launches new effort to list styrene under Prop. 65
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced its intent to list styrene as


Food groups claim Aquabounty fined for environmental violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Food & Water Watch and the Center for Food Safety (CFS) have reported that AquaBounty Technologies has been fined US$9,500 for violating


USDA approves GE potato for market
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has approved for commercial planting a new variety


Prop. 65 lead testing can use average exposures, appeals court confirms
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

A California appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling against plaintiff Environmental Law Foundation (ELF), which alleged that the products