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Chipotle GMO Proposed Class Action to Continue
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

A Florida federal court has denied Chipotle's motion to dismiss a putative class action alleging the company misrepresents its food as free of


Costco Shrimp Case Dismissed for Lack of Standing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

Wholesale Corp. alleging the company's shrimp was falsely advertised as adherent to a supplier code of conduct on human rights while the product was


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


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


Final approval sought in non-monetary settlement of trans fat claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2011

The parties to putative nationwide class actions alleging that Unilever U.S., Inc. falsely advertised that its margarine spreads, including Country Crock and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, were good for cardiovascular health are seeking final court approval of a non-monetary settlement that will require the company to remove the trans fat from its products


Whiskey maker settles false source claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

Proximo Spirits, Inc. has settled a class action alleging it deceptively marketed Tincup Whiskey as manufactured entirely in Colorado despite part


CDC Issues Latest Numbers on SSB Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the latest statistics on sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption in 23 states


Proposed class action challenges Welch’s fruit snacks health claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

Two consumers have reportedly filed a putative class action against Welch Foods, Inc. and Promotion in Motion Cos. Alleging their Welch's fruit


Photographer Sues Artist Jeff Koons for Infringement of Gin Ad
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

Photographer Mitchel Gray has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Jeff Koons alleging that one of the artist's works infringes on Gray's copyright to


Inko’s Tea contains unnatural ascorbic acid, proposed class action alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A group of plaintiffs has filed a putative class action against Inko's Tea alleging that the company's tea products contain ascorbic acid, "a