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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


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


Tito’s “Handmade” Vodka label targeted again in proposed class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

A consumer has filed a lawsuit against Fifth Generation, Inc. alleging that its Tito’s Handmade Vodka is not “handmade” as claimed on the label


Taco Bell Drive-Thru Discriminates Against Hearing-Impaired, Lawsuit Alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

A deaf consumer has filed a lawsuit against Taco Bell Corp. and two franchisees alleging the company discriminated against her by refusing to allow


FTC and USDA Examine Consumer Perceptions of “Organic” Non-Agricultural Products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have released an August 10, 2016, joint report examining consumers'


Slave Labor Suit Against Nestlé Dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

A California federal court has dismissed a putative class action alleging Nestlé USA Inc. violates state laws about notifying consumers of products


Nestlé files supply chain lawsuit in Lean Cuisine recall
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2010

Nestlé Prepared Foods Co. has filed a complaint against the suppliers of ingredients for its Lean Cuisine frozen meals, which it was apparently forced to recall when it learned that some of the meals were contaminated with foreign, hard blue plastic pieces


Quaker Oats Maple Suit Transferred to California
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

A New Jersey federal court has transferred to California a lawsuit alleging that The Quaker Oats Co. misleads consumers with the packaging of its


Study Claims Carrageenan Causes No Adverse Effects
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

A study commissioned by the International Food Additives Council (IFAC) has claimed that when used as a gelling or thickening agent in foods


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