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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


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


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


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


Law profs contend nutrition guidelines for food marketed to children pass 1st Amendment muster
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

A number of law professors, including anti-tobacco activist and Public Health Advocacy Institute President Richard Daynard, have written to the heads of four federal agencies, in their role as the Interagency Working Group on Food Marketed to Children, to support the group’s proposed nutrition principles for food marketed directly to children ages 2-17


Consumer interests seek FTC investigation of digital youth marketing; Doritos targeted
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

Several consumer advocacy organizations have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) based on a report that “identifies, analyzes, and documents a set of digital marketing practices that pose particular threats to children and youth, especially when used to promote foods that are high in fat, sugars, and salt, which are known to contribute to child and adolescent obesity.”


Non-profit sues Nestlé alleging deceptive advertising of children’s nutrition drink
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

The National Consumers League has filed a consumer fraud action in a Washington, D.C. court against Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition, Inc., alleging that the company falsely advertises its BOOST Kid Essentials drinks as products that can strengthen children’s immune systems and aid their digestive systems


Recent court developments: BPA, Nutella and Alaskan fishing regulations litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

A multidistrict litigation court in Missouri has denied motions for class certification in 24 transferred cases against companies that make baby bottles and sippy cups allegedly containing bisphenol A (BPA


FTC obtains preliminary injunction against internet marketers making acai berry health claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken action against companies that sell acai berry supplements, "colon cleansers" and other products online by featuring false Oprah Winfrey and Rachael Ray endorsements and illegally billing customer credit cards


FTC false claims hearing against POM Wonderful underway
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

An administrative law judge has apparently begun hearing a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint alleging that POM Wonderful LLC makes false and unsubstantiated claims that its pomegranate juice products will prevent or treat "heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction