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Bittman condemns Beyoncé’s marketing deal with Pepsi
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

According to New York Times food commentator Mark Bittman, Beyoncé Knowles has joined a list of celebrities who have entered endorsement deals


CSPI report asserts food and beverage options in checkout aisles promote obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2014

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report claiming that candy, energy bars, chips, and cookies constitute 90 percent


Markey requests FTC investigation of energy-drink claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

U.S. Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) has written a November 30, 2012, letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Jon Leibowitz asking the agency to investigate advertising claims made by energy-drink manufacturers


Food fight for Nickelodeon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

In the ongoing battle over whether the government should regulate food ads targeting children, the Food Marketing Workgroup (FMW), a coalition of more than 80 health groups and nutritionists, is putting pressure on Nickelodeon and its parent company, Viacom, to adopt nutrition guidelines for foods marketed to children, particularly foods that license Nickelodeon characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer


Court orders attorney to cease Facebook criticism of halal fraud settlement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

A Michigan court has reportedly entered an order specifying what will appear on the Facebook page of the attorney who filed a complaint seeking


Pomegranate juice allegedly linked to heightened neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

University of Pittsburgh and Purdue University researchers have purportedly found that pomegranate juice (PJ) heightened neurodegeneration in an


Rudd Center study targets food and beverage ads on children’s websites
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity has published a paper criticizing the use of food and beverage advertising on Websites


New UK campaign asserts that “sugar is the new tobacco”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 10 2014

A group of international health experts has launched a new campaign intended to reduce the amount of sugar in processed foods and beverages sold in


Study claims fast food companies not adhering to child marketing pledges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

A recent study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has claimed that fast food TV advertisements directed at children have allegedly failed


Rudd Center report criticizes cereal marketing to youth
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has published a study that criticizes cereal companies for allegedly promoting high-sugar products to