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Putative class challenges “100 natural” labeling on GM foods
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

A California resident has filed a putative class action against General Mills, Inc. alleging that two of its frozen vegetable "steamers" products are


Prop. 65 suit filed against Clif Bar & Co. for lead in food products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

The Environmental Research Center, which frequently files lawsuits to enforce California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986


Federal court dismisses misbranding claims against 7-Eleven
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2013

A federal court in California has dismissed with prejudice the breach of warranty claims made by a putative class as to purportedly "misbranded food


JPML denies transfer in cosmetics marketing and sales litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has denied the request of defendant cosmetics companies in putative class actions pending in


JPML centralizes 5-Hour ENERGY lawsuits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JMPL) has transferred nine actions pending in eight federal courts against Innovation Ventures, LLC


FDA seeks more time to promulgate two food safety regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has filed a motion for reconsideration or stay of a court order establishing rulemaking deadlines under


Court grants narrow class certification in “all natural” suits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

A federal court in California has granted motions to certify California classes of consumers in two separate consumer-fraud lawsuits involving the


Quaker Oats class-action settlement finalized, phos to be removed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

In consolidated actions pending since 2010, a federal court in California has entered a final order approving a class-action settlement that will


Court considers insurance coverage for Listeria contamination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2010

A federal court in Ohio has determined that, for the most part, an "all-risk" insurance policy excludes from coverage the losses sustained by a meat processor whose products were contaminated with Listeria during processing


Court orders Dole to pay documentary filmmakers’ legal fees
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2010

A California court has reportedly ordered Dole Food Co. to pay about $200,000 in legal fees and costs to Swedish filmmakers whom the company sued for defamation, alleging that their documentary about the lawyer who sued Dole on behalf of Nicaraguan banana plantation workers exposed to the pesticide DBCP implied that the company caused their deaths