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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


ASA upholds complaints against “superfood” claims of chia and flax seeds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has upheld four complaints challenging whether a TV ad for Bioglan "superfood" chia and flax seeds


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


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


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


Study finding health benefits of omega-3s had significant flaws, researchers say
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

A recent review has reportedly identified several flaws in the widely cited 1970s study which found that diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids could help


Mother’s diet before conception can allegedly modify child’s DNA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

Researchers have reportedly found that nutrient levels in a pregnant woman's diet before conception can permanently affect how the child's genes


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


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