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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


Pomegranate juice allegedly linked to heightened neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

University of Pittsburgh and Purdue University researchers have purportedly found that pomegranate juice (PJ) heightened neurodegeneration in an


Ben & Jerry’s agrees to discontinue “All Natural” claims; litigation ensues
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2010

Two days after the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) announced that Ben & Jerry's had agreed to phase out claims that its ice creams and frozen yogurts were "All Natural," when some product ingredients are processed, a putative class action was filed in a California federal court against the company seeking money damages for false advertising and an injunction to stop the company from making such claims


Lawsuit claims Kix cereal isn’t “all natural”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2011

Contending that the genetically modified (GM) corn in General Mills’ Kix Crispy Corn Puffs and Honey Kix Crispy Corn Puffs cereals renders their “All Natural Corn” representations false and misleading, a California resident has filed a putative class action against the company in state court


Ad Board Recommends Kellogg Adjust Fruit Snacks Packaging
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

The Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) has advised Kellogg Co. to revise the packaging for Fruit Flavored Snacks, recommending against


Bud Light “Caucus” Super Bowl Ad Not Lewd, Beer Institute Review Finds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

Following a consumer complaint, the Beer Institute has reviewed Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC's Super Bowl ad featuring comedians Seth Rogen and Amy


Who is the most interesting man in the world?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

The Mexican brewer that makes Dos Equis beer and has advertised it with a distinctive campaign since 2007 has brought a trademark and copyright


“Anti-Aging” Gin Discontinued After Ad Board Inquiry
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

Bompas & Parr has reportedly discontinued its "Anti-AGin Gin" after the National Advertising Division requested substantiation for claims that the


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


PETA Suit Against Whole Foods Dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

A California federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) alleging Whole Foods Market Inc