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EWG launches new assault against BPA in cans
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a "non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment," has issued


Putative class action alleges damage to Guatemalan environment by Chiquita supplier
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

A consumer has filed a proposed class action in California federal court alleging that Chiquita Brands, Inc. is responsible for the destructive


Amid mounting pressure from environmentalists, California State Assembly passes bill to ban microbeads
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The California State Assembly recently passed legislation (A.B. 888) that would prohibit the use of microbeads in many personal care products as of


USDA seeks nominees to fill NRGAC vacancies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting nominations for five open slots on the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council (NRGAC), a


As you sow threatens Prop. 65 litigation against Soylent
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Environmental group As You Sow has filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the manufacturer of Soylent, a food substitute product, for alleged failure


Microscopic plastics reportedly detected in table salt
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • China
  • November 13 2015

A study examining table salts sold in China has purportedly found that many brands contain microscopic plastic particles such as polyethylene


FDA determines GE salmon safe for consumption, environment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its determination that genetically engineered (GE) salmon produced by AquaBounty


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


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


New York City ban on polystyrene invalidated
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

A New York state court has vacated a New York City prohibition on expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) after a challenge by several food companies