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Class action stayed and Prop. 65 action settled in Pepsi 4-MEI disputes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

A California state court has approved the settlement agreement in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) alleging that


Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”


CalEPA Solicits Info About Nickel, PFOA and PFOS for Potential Listing Under Prop. 65
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s (CalEPA’s) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced the development


Court dismisses challenge to OEHHA’s listing of 4-MEI as carcinogen under Prop. 65
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2011

A California court has determined that California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) complied with the law in determining that 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI), a chemical present in many common foods and beverages, is a carcinogen known to the state to cause cancer


Industry takes aim at draft UCSF report on nanomaterial regulation in California
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2010

Concerned about regulatory coordination issues, the omission of new environmental data and an apparent failure to recognize collaborative stakeholder efforts, nanotech industry interests have reportedly urged CalEPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and researchers with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to revise a draft April 2010 report on nanomaterial regulation


ICIJ report: something smells fishy about bluefin tuna market
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2010

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) recently published the results of a seven-month foray into the Atlantic bluefin tuna trade, claiming that widespread corruption at all levels has decimated the species


OEHHA considers adding soy sauce ingredients to Prop. 65 list
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced a meeting of its Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) on September 21-22, 2010, to consider whether to list 1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol (1,3 DCP) and 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) under Proposition 65 (Prop. 65


Researchers find BPA in cash register receipt paper
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

Two recently released studies have purportedly found high concentrations of bisphenol A (BPA) in the thermal paper used by many retailers to print cash register receipts


“Zombie” parasite turns bees into buzzing dead
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

Researchers have reportedly identified a new threat to North American honeybees after discovering evidence of a parasitic “zombie” fly infestation in some bee populations


Certified organic beef ranchers sue government for herbicide spraying
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

Alleging that a government contractor sprayed an herbicide on their property as part of transmission-line maintenance, the owners of a state-certified organic beef farm in Skagit County, Washington, have sued the U.S. government and the contractor for damages incurred by the contamination of their property