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Public interest groups sue FDA over animal drug approvals
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

The Center for Food Safety and two other public interest organizations have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA


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


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


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


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.”


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


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