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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


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


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


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


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


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


American academy of pediatrics calls for “media diet”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a policy statement calling on doctors to review patient media use and work with parents to


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


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


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