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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


Rudd CenterRWJF examine athletes’ food endorsements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2013

Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently conducted a study concluding that


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


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


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


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


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


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