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Food Addiction Beliefs Drive Support for Obesity-Related Initiatives
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

New research reportedly suggests that belief in food addiction translates into support for obesity-related policies, “even when accounting for the


Pelman v. McDonald’s Corp.: no class certification for obese teens
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2010

A judge from the U.S. Court of International Trade, sitting by designation in a New York federal district court, has determined that the obesity-related claims filed in 2002 against McDonald’s Corp. cannot be pursued as a class action


New study questions BPA link to preterm births
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

A study examining increased preterm birth rates in the United States has found "little evidence of a relationship been BPA bisphenol A and


Chipotle Targeted in Federal Investigations, Shareholder Suit Filed in New York Federal Court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Chipotle Mexican Grill has reportedly been served with a grand jury subpoena as part of a U.S. Attorney's Office and Food and Drug Administration


Claudia Kalb, “Culture of Corpulence,” Newsweek, March 22, 2010
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

This article invokes public-health campaigns of the past, including measures taken to increase seat belt use and stop drunk driving, to call for "big-think solutions" to the nation's obesity problems


Cooked meats allegedly linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

A new study has concluded that advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs), which occur in heat-processed meat and animal products, can cause brain changes


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


Plain Food Packaging Might Encourage Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Plain food packaging for snack foods decreases purchase intention and brand perception but increases actual consumption among some consumers


FDA issues final rule on mica-based pearlescent pigments in distilled spirits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule allowing "the safe use of mica-based pearlescent pigments prepared from titanium


Daniela Perdomo, “Big soda wants to keep America fat: here’s how to fight back,” Alternet, May 21, 2010
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2010

AlterNet staff writer and editor Daniela Perdomo takes a look in this article at the money that the beverage industry is purportedly spending to oppose federal and state efforts to impose a tax on soft drinks