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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


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 618
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

FDA Issues Industry Guidance on "Healthy" Labeling The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened a docket and released industry guidance on


Court refuses to dismiss claims based on “organic” labels
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2014

A federal court in California has determined that a state agency decision not to pursue an investigation into the defendant's alleged violations of


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


EU court allows challenges to proposals for chemical phase-out
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • March 22 2013

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA's) decision to list several substances as "substances of very


Dole targeted with “greenwashing” class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

A putative class action alleging that Dole Food Co. misleads consumers by claiming it is an environmentally friendly and socially responsible company despite purportedly purchasing bananas from growers using pesticides in Guatemala has reportedly been filed in a California federal court


Prop 65 reforms proposed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2013

Our readers know how Prop 65 has created numerous issues for product sellers and created much litigation mischief in the hands of overzealous


Putative class action filed against Organic Milling for allegedly false “100 natural” claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

A plaintiff has accused cereal company Organic Milling of mislabeling its Nutritious Living Hi-Lo brand cereals as "100 natural" despite allegedly


New lawsuits filed: “natural” orange juice, mislabeled butter, city vs. state in trans fat dispute, lack of FDA action on nanotechnology petition
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

Putative class actions have been filed in New Jersey and California federal courts against Tropicana Products, Inc., alleging that the company misleads consumers by labeling and marketing its orange juice as “100 pure and natural,” when it actually “undergoes extensive processing which includes the addition of aromas and flavors.”


Claims rejected: deregulation of GE alfalfa, lead in fruit juice, MDL transfer of “all natural” Skinnygirl Margarita actions, U.S. Supreme Court review of $97.4-million Nicaraguan judgment in banana worker exposure to pesticides
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Nicaragua, USA
  • January 13 2012

According to news sources, the Center for Food Safety, which lost its challenge to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) decision to deregulate without restriction genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa, plans to appeal the matter to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals