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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


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


Putative class alleges whole foods products contain GM ingredients
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

Texas and California residents have filed a putative class action against Whole Foods Market Services, Inc. in a Texas federal court, alleging that


FDA issues warning letters about green tea product health claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2010

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified the presidents of the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and Unilever, Inc. warning them that their green tea products are misbranded because they make nutritional or health-related claims in violation of federal law


Izze Drinks Mislead with Preservative-Free and Dietary Guidelines Claims, Consumer Alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

A consumer has filed a purported class action against PepsiCo and subsidiary Izze Beverage Co. alleging Izze carbonated juice drinks are misleadingly


Kashi settles GMO false ad class action for nearly $4 million
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Kashi Co., a unit of Kellogg Co., has agreed to pay up to $3.99 million in a class action alleging that the company advertised its products as "All


Wrongful-death suit alleges Quorn mycoprotein caused fatal allergy reaction
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

The parents of an 11-year-old boy who died in 2013 have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Quorn Foods, Inc. and several distributors alleging


Plaintiff reaches agreement with Skinnygirl in Margarita false advertising suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

Skinnygirl Cocktails, LLC and a consumer have filed a joint stipulation of dismissal in a lawsuit alleging that the company and its reality-TV-star


Putative class action echoes FTC suit against Gerber over allergy reduction claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

Days after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit to enjoin Gerber Products Co. from claiming that its Good Start Gentle infant


MSG False Ad Settlement Denied
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

A California federal court has denied a proposed settlement in a consumer class action alleging Annie Chun's soup products, made by CJ America Inc