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Preliminary approval sought for settlement of class claims against Organix maker
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

Without admitting wrongdoing, the company that makes a line of hair and skin care products under the Organix brand and advertises them as


Appeals court rejects NYC size limits on sugary drinks; mayor plans appeal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

Applying separation-of-power principles that defeated a state administrative body's effort to regulate smoking in public places, Boreali v. Axelrod


Migrant farmworkers seek damages for alleged forced labor and debt peonage
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

Four migrant farmworkers have filed suit against farm labor contractors who allegedly “recruited undocumented field workers in Mexico and the United States to work on farms (‘growers’) and relied on a pattern of threats, violence, harassment, and indebtedness to force Plaintiffs and other migrant farmworkers to perform grueling, back-breaking manual labor as Defendants transported the workers between several states including Florida, Illinois,Georgia, Mississippi, and New York.”


Wine maker and beer brewer dispute right to BOW TIE marks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

A California winery has filed a complaint against Anheuser-Busch, LLC seeking a declaration that the winery has not infringed any of the brewer’s protectable trademark rights and that the winery’s use of the BOW TIE word mark and Bow Tie slogan to sell its wine “does not constitute unfair competition.”


Industry interests abandon appeal of adverse ruling on Prop. 65 listing of 4-MEI
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

Industry interests that lost their challenge to the listing of 4-MEI as a chemical known to California to cause cancer have abandoned the appeal they filed before the Third District Court of Appeals in February 2012


Prop. 65 enforcement action focuses on products with cocamide DEA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

The Center for Environmental Health (CEH), a frequent Proposition 65 (Prop. 65) enforcement plaintiff, has filed a lawsuit against several producers


South Dakota Supreme Court allows “slime” suit to proceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

According to news sources, the South Dakota Supreme Court has denied the defendants' petition seeking review and dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Beef


Peanut Co. executive seeks to exclude victim-impact testimony at trial
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

Stewart Parnell, former president of the Peanut Corp. of America (PCA), linked to a 2008-2009 nationwide Salmonella outbreak that allegedly killed


Court gives preliminary approval to settlement of discrimination case againstUSDA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

A federal court in the District of Columbia has issued an order granting preliminary approval of a settlement agreement involving a class of African- American farmers who "submitted late-filing requests under Section 5(g) of the Pigford v. Glickman Consent Decree on or after October 13, 1999, and on or before June 18, 2008,” but had not yet obtained a determination on the merits of their discrimination complaints


DOJ settles antitrust claims against Dean foods
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2011

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement with Dean Foods Co. over antitrust concerns about its acquisition of the Foremost Farms USA Coop