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Groups challenge California pesticide-spraying plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

Several organizations, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group and Center for Food Safety as well as the city of


FDA releases draft environmental impact statement for produce rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed rule establishing science-based


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


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


California Governor approves Prop. 65 relief for some small businesses
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed into law a bill (A.B. 227) that imposes a number of restrictions on private parties seeking to enforce the


GMO labeling legislation proceeds in Vermont legislature
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

Vermont's House Agriculture Committee has reportedly passed by an 8-3 vote legislation (H.112) that would require producers to label raw agricultural


Children’s nap mat maker to eliminate fire retardant
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

An activist group announced on April 15, 2013, that it had reached a settlement in a case brought under California's Proposition 65, which requires


EPA approves new pesticide fenpyrazamine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unconditionally approved the antifungal agent fenpyrazamine under the Federal Insecticide


Meat trade groups challenge cool labeling regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

Trade organizations representing the interests of cattle and pork producers and meat processors in Canada and the United States have filed a lawsuit


Environmentalists challenge GM potato trials in Ireland
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • August 31 2012

Following the Irish Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) decision to allow genetically modified (GM) potato trials in County Carlow, a group of environmentalists and organic producers reportedly mounted a legal challenge under the Aarhus Convention which allows environmental legal issues to be pursued under a “non-prohibitively expensive order.”