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Baltimore Considers SSB Health Warnings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby (D) has introduced legislation that would require health warnings for sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in


Public Health England Releases Free “Sugar Smart” App
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

With the launch of its Change4Life campaign, Public Health England (PHE) has issued a free barcode-scanning app that displays the sugar content of


Former NYC Health Commissioner pens viewpoint on media’s role in altering consumer behaviors
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

Former New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, who now leads The Public Good Projects, has authored a viewpoint in JAMA Internal Medicine


FTC refunds $3 million to consumers for cactus juice drink
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Nearly 500,000 consumers will receive refunds totaling almost $3 million after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled charges against dietary


Infused water maker censored by U.K. Advertising Standards Authority
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints filed by the Nightingale Collaboration against Scotland-based Water for Health


Heinz frozen tater tots and fries contain trans fats, putative class action alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

A consumer has filed a putative class action against H.J. Heinz Co. alleging that the company's frozen microwave French fries and tater tots contain


SSB taxes and Food Marketing among topics at upcoming childhood obesity conference
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Public health advocates from around the United States will convene in San Diego, California, on June 29-July 2, 2015, for the 8th Biennial Childhood


Putative class action challenges Gerber’s infant formula immunity benefits claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Two plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against Gerber Products Co. alleging that the company misrepresented its Gerber Good Start infant Formula by


BMA Scotland supports measure to ban alcohol ads at sporting events
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2015

The British Medical Association in Scotland (BMA Scotland) has reportedly backed legislation under consideration by the Scottish Parliament's Health


CSPI threatens litigation against Plum Organics and Gerber over allegedly deceptive trade practices
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has threatened to bring lawsuits against Plum Organics and Gerber Products Co. for allegedly