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Monster Energy faces lawsuit over potentially lethal ingredient ECGC
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

A putative class action filed in a California state court claims that Monster Rehab, a green tea and energy drink, contains unknown amounts of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ECGC), “an extremely dangerous and potentially lethal ingredient,” and that the company fails to warn consumers of its potential hepatotoxic side effects


Spate of consumer-fraud lawsuits filed against Kellogg over “real fruit” claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

Three putative class action lawsuits have been filed against Kellogg Co. in a California federal court alleging that the company misleads consumers


Florida diner claims restaurant’s negligence led to artichoke-induced injury
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2010

A Florida man has sued a Houston's restaurant and its manager for failing to train servers to explain to patrons how to eat grilled artichokes, contending that their negligence led to his hospitalization and exploratory bowel surgery


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


When gruyère cheese is not made in Gruyère, is it still gruyère cheese?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

A Wisconsin-based cheese maker has reportedly agreed, under pressure from its Swiss parent and the Swiss gruyère industry, to cease using the word “gruyère” in labeling and promoting its Grand Cru Gruyère cheese


Federal court awards punitive damages against asbestos contractor
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

A federal court in Ohio has entered a $1.3-million default judgment against an asbestos remediation contractor for improper disposal of asbestos and fraud


Lawsuit Challenges Use of Trans Fat in Kellogg’s Mother’s Cookies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

A consumer has filed a putative class action against Kellogg Co. alleging the company produces Mother’s Cookies with partially hydrogenated oil


Methylmercury strict liability claims to proceed against Bumble Bee
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

A federal court in New York has refused to dismiss claims alleging that Bumble Bee Foods is strictly liable for and was negligent in failing to warn


Slave Labor Suit Against Nestlé Dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

A California federal court has dismissed a putative class action alleging Nestlé USA Inc. violates state laws about notifying consumers of products


Tito’s “Handmade” Vodka label targeted again in proposed class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

A consumer has filed a lawsuit against Fifth Generation, Inc. alleging that its Tito’s Handmade Vodka is not “handmade” as claimed on the label