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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


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


Federal court upholds some claims in BOOST Kid Essentials putative class actions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2011

A federal court in New Jersey has determined that Pennsylvania and California residents may pursue claims against New Jersey-based Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition, Inc. in consolidated putative class actions alleging that the company’s BOOST Kid Essentials beverage did not provide its advertised health benefits for children


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


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


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


Fashion Co. Sues Former NFL Player for Use of “Ferragamo”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. has filed a lawsuit against Ferragamo Winery and Vince Ferragamo, a former Los Angeles Rams and Green Bay Packers


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


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


NAD refers “Danish” cookie controversy to FDA, FTC
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

The National Advertising Division (NAD), an investigative unit of the U.S. advertising industry's system of self-regulation, has referred to the U.S