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Monster Energy faces lawsuit over potentially lethal ingredient ECGC
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

A putative class action filed in a California state court claims that Monster Rehab, a green tea and energy drink, contains unknown amounts of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ECGC), “an extremely dangerous and potentially lethal ingredient,” and that the company fails to warn consumers of its potential hepatotoxic side effects


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 637
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

The Seattle City Council has approved a tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) proposed by the city’s mayor


Frito-Lay to settle wage-and-hour class action for $1.6 million
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

Subject to court approval, Frito-Lay will pay $1.6 million to settle wage-and-hour claims filed on behalf of current and former employees who deliver


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 635
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will host public meetings to hear


Wendy’s Data Breach Class Action Dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

A Florida federal court has dismissed a putative class action against The Wendy's Co. alleging the company failed to adequately secure its customers'


Five guys’ “Kosher Style” hot dog may violate Washington law, blogger argues
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

The sale of hot dogs described as "Kosher Style" by Five Guys Enterprises LLC may violate a Washington State law that describes what food products


Pelman v. McDonald’s Corp.: no class certification for obese teens
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2010

A judge from the U.S. Court of International Trade, sitting by designation in a New York federal district court, has determined that the obesity-related claims filed in 2002 against McDonald’s Corp. cannot be pursued as a class action


Hospital walks back study linking aspartame to leukemia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWM) has reportedly walked back a recent study claiming to link aspartame with an increased risk of leukemia, non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and other blood-related cancers


Carrot producer sues over failure of sanitizer product
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

Alleging damages in excess of $50 million, a company that processes and sells baby carrots, along with its liability insurers, has sued the maker of a product that was promised to increase vegetable shelf-life, alleging that carrots treated with the sanitizer "suffered elevated yeast growth and severely premature spoilage as compared to plaintiff's historical experience and carrots processed using chlorine dioxide at the same time."


Labeling dispute over “milk protein concentrate” in yogurt dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

A California appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling dismissing a putative class action alleging that Safeway misbranded its Lucerne brand