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Court allows “no sugar added” claims to proceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2014

A federal court in California has denied the motion to dismiss putative class claims that Mott's LLP deceives consumers by placing "No sugar Added"


Court gives preliminary nod to Barbara’s Bakery GM-ingredient settlement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

A federal court in California has issued an order preliminarily certifying a nationwide class for settlement purposes and approved the class


Court imposes food safety rulemaking deadline on FDA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

Finding the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed "target timeframes" "an inadequate response to the request that the parties submit a


Suit against safeway for failure to warn of food recalls may proceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2014

A federal court in California has determined that a consumer case alleging that safeway was negligent for failing to notify customers of food recalls


Class action filed against FDA-targeted companies over “0 g trans fat” claim
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

A New York resident has filed a false-advertising class action in a California federal court against the companies that make certain ice cream products labeled with the statement "0 g trans fat."


Some claims dismissed in dispute over supply-chain insurance coverage
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

A federal court in California has dismissed without prejudice some of the claims filed by a food supplier in a dispute over insurance coverage in food-contamination litigation


Soup maker sued for salt and fat content
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

A New York resident has sued Campbell Soup Co. alleging that its “Less Sodium” and “Healthy Request” tomato soups are falsely advertised because they contain the same levels of salt and fat as the company’s “regular” tomato soup


Eighth Circuit finds some poultry processing facility losses not covered by insurance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that certain business expense claims and a personal property claim made by a poultry processor for damages sustained during a break in electrical service caused by an ice storm were not covered by the processor's insurance policy


Colombians sue Chiquita in U.S. court for alleged terror campaign
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

Nearly 1,000 unnamed plaintiffs, who claim to be family members of individuals purportedly killed by terrorist organizations in Colombia's Urabá region, have sued Chiquita Brands International, Inc., alleging that throughout the 1990s and at least until 2004, the company “funded, armed, and otherwise supported” these organizations “to produce bananas in an environment free from labor opposition and social disturbances.”


Complaint filed against walnut seller for omega-3 health claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2010

A New York resident has filed a putative class action against Diamond Foods, Inc. in a California federal court alleging that the company labeled its walnuts with false claims that “consumption of the omega-3 fatty acids in walnuts promotes heart health and lowers the risk of coronary heart disease.”