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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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