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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


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


EWG launches campaign against foods containing propylparaben
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

An Environmental Working Group (EWG) investigation has reportedly concluded that 49 processed snack foods contain propylparaben, a preservative


New York Attorney General proposes ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetic products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

The proposed Microbead-Free Waters Act in the New York Assembly would prohibit the production, manufacture, distribution and sale in New York of any


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


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


Phthalates, BPA allegedly influence thyroid hormones
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

A recent University of Michigan study has reportedly suggested that phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA) could affect thyroid functioning in humans


New York Times covers GE bluegrass controversy
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) recent decision to exempt genetically engineered (GE) Kentucky bluegrass from federal approval has reportedly stirred debate over how the agency regulates biotech crops, with some critics calling the outcome “a blatant end-run around regulatory oversight.”


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


WA ecology department finds toxic chemicals in children’s products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2014

Tests conducted by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) have revealed that although "most" manufacturers are evidently following laws that