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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


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


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 622
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

Legislation, Regulations and Standards Sonoma County Passes Ban on GMO Crops Voters in Sonoma County, Calif, have passed by a significant margin - 55


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 623
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

U.S. Surgeon General Tackles Alcohol Misuse in Addiction Report The U.S. Surgeon General has issued a landmark report intended "to address substance


Guardian Author Takes on Nutritional Establishment in “The Sugar Conspiracy”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

In this April 7, 2016, article about changing dietary recommendations and rising obesity rates, Ian Leslie resurrects the forgotten work of John


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


FDA declines to change mercury action levels for fish
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently denied a citizen petition seeking to replace "the FDA action level of 1.0 parts per million (ppm


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


Rudd CenterRWJF examine athletes’ food endorsements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2013

Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently conducted a study concluding that


Rudd Center releases guidelines for portraying obesity in the media
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2014

The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity has issued new guidelines that aim to "educate media representatives on how to appropriately discuss