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Food Marketing Workgroup targets lunchables
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

The Food Marketing Workgroup (FMW) has sent a July 16, 2014, letter to Kraft Foods Group, Inc., questioning how the company purportedly markets its


Scientist sues journal for plan to retract Golden Rice study
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

Tufts University Senior Research Scientist Guangwen Tang has reportedly accused the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) of defaming her with its


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


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


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 claims fast food companies not adhering to child marketing pledges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

A recent study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has claimed that fast food TV advertisements directed at children have allegedly failed


Rudd Center report criticizes cereal marketing to youth
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has published a study that criticizes cereal companies for allegedly promoting high-sugar products to


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


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