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France Bans Plastic Cups, Cutlery
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, France
  • September 16 2016

France has reportedly passed a ban on plastic cups, knives, forks and plates as part of an ecological initiative, Energy Transition for Green Growth


Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Legal Bulletin: August 2016
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • China, USA
  • September 5 2016

FDA Continues Deluge of Warning Letters to Cosmetic and Dietary Supplement Manufactur


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


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'


European Industry Associations Publishing Environmental Guidelines for Essential Oil Producers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • July 28 2016

European industry associations are publishing new guidelines to assist essential oil producers in determining the environmental effects of their


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


Court Vacates Organic Fertilizer Rule for APA Violation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

A California federal court has invalidated an amended section of the Organic Foods Production Act that allowed organic producers to use compost


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


Mellman Group Survey Tracks Knowledge and Sentiment of PCP Consumers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2016

A survey of 800 "likely 2016 general election voters nationwide" conducted by The Mellman Group in association with the Environmental Working Group


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