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Heinz frozen tater tots and fries contain trans fats, putative class action alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

A consumer has filed a putative class action against H.J. Heinz Co. alleging that the company's frozen microwave French fries and tater tots contain


Former NYC Health Commissioner pens viewpoint on media’s role in altering consumer behaviors
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

Former New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, who now leads The Public Good Projects, has authored a viewpoint in JAMA Internal Medicine


CDC Issues Latest Numbers on SSB Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the latest statistics on sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption in 23 states


Baltimore Considers SSB Health Warnings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby (D) has introduced legislation that would require health warnings for sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in


SSB taxes and Food Marketing among topics at upcoming childhood obesity conference
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Public health advocates from around the United States will convene in San Diego, California, on June 29-July 2, 2015, for the 8th Biennial Childhood


Putative class action challenges Gerber’s infant formula immunity benefits claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Two plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against Gerber Products Co. alleging that the company misrepresented its Gerber Good Start infant Formula by


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


Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal of Libel Claim Against TV Station for D’Lites Report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

A New York state appellate court has affirmed a lower court’s ruling dismissing a lawsuit against a local Fox TV station that investigated and


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


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