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Tufts study allegedly links SSBs to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Analyzing data from more than 2,500 participants enrolled in a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute study, Tufts University researchers have


U.S. Senate agriculture Committee to hold hearing on avian flu pandemic and its impacts
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

Following a request from Iowa Senators Joni Ernst (R) and Chuck Grassley (R), the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will


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


Prop. 65 lawsuit seeks warnings for acrylamide in coffee
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

The Metzger Law Group has filed a lawsuit under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Prop. 65) on behalf of the Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT), seeking an order to require coffee makers and retailers to warn consumers that coffee contains acrylamide, a chemical known to the state to cause cancer


Energy drink makers target new demographic
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2013

Although the typical energy drink user is reportedly young and male, a recent news source indicates that a new demographic is emerging as a top


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


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


Petitioners ask FDA to regulate use of antibiotics in distillers grains
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

Two agricultural organizations have filed a citizen petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to ban the use of antibiotics in


Dietician organization riddled with “big food” support, new report alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

Food activist and attorney Michele Simon has issued a report that explores the relationship between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and


Does consumer awareness of food addiction affect eating behavior?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

Raising concerns about how the media portrays the concept of food addiction, a new study questions whether endorsement of this model "may cause