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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


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


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


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.”


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


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


Testing lab owner sentenced to prison for falsifying results
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

The owner of an environmental testing laboratory in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, has reportedly been sentenced by a federal court to nine months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that resulted in reporting false water test results


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


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