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CSPI threatens litigation against Plum Organics and Gerber over allegedly deceptive trade practices
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has threatened to bring lawsuits against Plum Organics and Gerber Products Co. for allegedly


RWJF study: industry takes “baby steps” in curtailing food marketing to children
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

A study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Healthy Eating Research Program claims that a decrease in TV food advertisements directed to


Trans fat putative class actions filed against General Mills, Nestle
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

A California man has filed purported class actions against Nestle USA Inc. and General Mills Inc. claiming that both companies use trans fat in their


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


Red Bull false advertising settlement approved
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

A New York federal court has reportedly approved an agreement between Red Bull GmbH and a class of consumers, settling allegations that Red Bull


California prosecutors target chocolate bunnies for deceptive advertising
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

District attorneys in California's Yolo, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties have reportedly filed a lawsuit in state court alleging that R.F. Palmer


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


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


Second putative class action alleging unsafe arsenic levels in California wine filed in Louisiana
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

A consumer has filed a putative class action in Louisiana federal court against several California wineries alleging that their products contain


Olive oil purity claims target company owners
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

After Kangadis Food Inc. filed for bankruptcy claiming that putative class litigation challenging its alleged misleading olive oil representations