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Food advertising to kids deemed “inherently misleading”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2012

In an article titled “Government Can Regulate Food Advertising to Children Because Cognitive Research Shows That It Is Inherently Misleading,” two attorneys and a communications professor assert that the First Amendment is no bar to the regulation of “junk food” ads targeting children younger than 12 because they lack the ability to understand the advertisers’ intent


Federal agencies target dietary supplement manufacturers and distributors
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • China, USA
  • November 20 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have announced the latest developments in civil and criminal actions


Impact of SSB taxes on employment disputed in new study
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

Researchers with the University of Illinois, Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy have published a study allegedly concluding that


Activists seek lower ractopamine limits in meat
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) are petitioning the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an


Abbott Labs Organic Formula Claims Preempted, Court Holds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

A New York federal court has dismissed a lawsuit against Abbott Laboratories Inc. alleging the company’s Similac Advance infant Formula is sold


Presence of Citric Acid at Heart of Putative Class Action Challenging Vivaloe’s “Natural” and Preservative-Free Claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

A consumer has filed a putative class action alleging Outernational Brands, Inc. mislabels its Vivaloe aloe-vera beverages as "All Natural" and


Federal court finds Colorado coal plant violated MACT standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A federal court in Colorado has determined that a coal-fired power plant violated Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulatory regime changed as a result of challenges to EPA regulations


Ninth Circuit holds agencies cannot amend rules through court settlements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated a consent decree that provided a remedy in a challenge to the Northwest Forest Plan (NFP), a forest


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


California court dismisses banana plantation lawsuit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

A California Superior Court has reportedly dismissed a lawsuit filed by nearly 3,000 Philippine banana plantation workers who claimed that exposure to the pesticide 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) more than 30 years ago caused physical and mental injury including sterility, testicular atrophy, miscarriages, and cancer