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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


ASA censures alcohol ads paired with child-friendly YouTube videos
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 25 2014

The U.K. Advertising standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint claiming that alcohol ads were shown during YouTube videos intended for


NYT raises concerns over real life and online tracking
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

A pair of recent articles in The New York Times has raised questions about the tracking and surveillance practices used by marketers to gather


Ninth Circuit withdraws opinion upending settlement of false advertising
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has withdrawn its previous opinion reversing an order that approved the settlement of class claims against Kellogg Co., although it has reached the same conclusion in its new opinion


Meat processor sues ABC news for $1.2 billion over “pink slime” reports
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

Beef Products Inc. (BPI) has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News, Diane Sawyer and two former U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) employees, among others, claiming that they “knowingly and intentionally published nearly 200 false and disparaging statements regarding the company and its product, lean finely textured beef (LFTB).”


Markey requests FTC investigation of energy-drink claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

U.S. Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) has written a November 30, 2012, letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Jon Leibowitz asking the agency to investigate advertising claims made by energy-drink manufacturers


Putative class claims Nature Valley “100 natural” products are not all natural
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

New York and New Jersey residents have filed a putative nationwide class action with two statewide subclasses against General Mills, Inc. in a Minnesota federal court, alleging that the company has violated federal and state consumer fraud laws by marketing its Nature Valley snack bars as “100 Natural” when they contain high-fructose corn syrup and other non-natural ingredients


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


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


New “Buycott” app draws media attention
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

A new mobile application that allows consumers to learn more about the company and manufacturing process behind a specific product has attracted