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Senators urge Nickelodeon to stop showing junk food ads
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

In a letter sent to Nickelodeon and its parent company Viacom, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.), Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), and


Rudd Center seeks to redefine “child-directed advertising”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has published a study urging a broader definition of "child-directed" TV advertising than the one currently


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 ad criticizes Nickelodeon for airing “junk” food commercials
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has targeted Nickelodeon and parent company Viacom, Inc. with a full-page "wanted" ad in the


Youth sports legislation calls for energy drink guidelines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2014

Recent legislation (S.B. 2718) introduced by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has called for energy drink


Outdoor food advertising allegedly linked to obesity risk
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

A recent study has reportedly identified "a relationship between the percentage of outdoor food advertising and overweightobesity." Lenard Lesser


D.C. Circuit upholds false ad claims against POM Wonderful
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) order that found POM Wonderful's advertising to be misleading for


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


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