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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


SSB taxes and Food Marketing among topics at upcoming childhood obesity conference
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Public health advocates from around the United States will convene in San Diego, California, on June 29-July 2, 2015, for the 8th Biennial Childhood


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


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


Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal of Libel Claim Against TV Station for D’Lites Report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

A New York state appellate court has affirmed a lower court’s ruling dismissing a lawsuit against a local Fox TV station that investigated and


Baltimore Considers SSB Health Warnings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby (D) has introduced legislation that would require health warnings for sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in


Putative class action challenges Gerber’s infant formula immunity benefits claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Two plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against Gerber Products Co. alleging that the company misrepresented its Gerber Good Start infant Formula by


D.C. Circuit upholds false ad claims against POM Wonderful
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) order that found POM Wonderful's advertising to be misleading for


Former NYC Health Commissioner pens viewpoint on media’s role in altering consumer behaviors
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

Former New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, who now leads The Public Good Projects, has authored a viewpoint in JAMA Internal Medicine


CDC Issues Latest Numbers on SSB Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the latest statistics on sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption in 23 states