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McCormick Black-Pepper Slack-Fill Suit to Continue
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2016

A D.C. federal court has denied McCormick & Co.'s motion to dismiss a competitor's lawsuit alleging the company's black-pepper packaging contains too


NLRB judge finds fast-food Facebook post encouraged harassment of union supporter
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) administrative law judge has determined that the owner of 10 Jimmy John’s fast-food restaurants in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area violated federal law during a labor dispute by, among other matters, posting a pro-union employee’s phone number on its Facebook page and suggesting that members text the employee to “let him know how they feel.”


USDA Finds American Egg Board Engaged in “Inappropriate Conduct” Against Hampton Creek
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has completed a report reviewing nine allegations of misconduct


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


Consumers File TCPA Lawsuit Against Subway
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2016

Two consumers have filed a lawsuit against Subway Sandwich Shops Inc. and T-Mobile USA Inc. alleging the companies sent unsolicited text messages


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


Rudd Center report criticizes cereal marketing to youth
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has published a study that criticizes cereal companies for allegedly promoting high-sugar products to


Rudd Center seeks to redefine “child-directed advertising”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has published a study urging a broader definition of "child-directed" TV advertising than the one currently


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


Claims trimmed in case against Bigelow for allegedly inflating health benefits of tea
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

A California federal court has dismissed fraud claims against R.C. Bigelow in a putative class action accusing the company of advertising that its