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BPA to rejoin harmful chemicals list in California
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

A California state court has lifted an injunction that barred bisphenol A (BPA) from placement on the list of reproductive toxicants mandated under


Peru imposes 10-year ban on GMO foods
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Peru
  • December 7 2012

Peru has passed a law that prohibits genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from being imported, produced or used anywhere within the country for the next 10 years


Danish councils establish database to identify products containing nanomaterials
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Denmark
  • December 7 2012

The Danish Consumer Council and Danish Ecological Council, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, have reportedly developed a database intended to help consumers identify products that may contain nanomaterials


EPA proposes adding ortho-nitrotoluene to EPCRA reporting requirements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a proposed rule that would add ortho-nitrotoluene to the list of chemicals subject to


Apples top EWG list of most contaminated produce for fourth year
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued its 2014 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce, which ranks pesticide contamination in "48


Pew report points to gaps in FDA toxicity data for food additives
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2013

The Pew Charitable Trusts' Food Additive Project has published a paper in Reproductive Toxicology claiming that gaps in the toxicity data for food


Lipsticks found in manila contain toxic chemicals
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2013

Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition has reportedly found lipsticks containing excessive levels of hazardous chemicals, including arsenic, lead


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


Senators urge EPA to prioritize safety research for flame retardants in consumer products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

Democratic U.S. senators have called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to "prioritize and conduct risk assessments on additional


California initiates voter petition seeking mandatory labeling on biotech foods
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

A group of environmentalists is reportedly seeking to qualify a voter initiative in California that would require special labels on foods containing genetically engineered (GE) ingredients