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France Bans Plastic Cups, Cutlery
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, France
  • September 16 2016

France has reportedly passed a ban on plastic cups, knives, forks and plates as part of an ecological initiative, Energy Transition for Green Growth


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 615
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 26 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the public comment periods for draft guidance "that provides practical, voluntary sodium


WTO Rules Against Russia in EU Pork Ban
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, Russia
  • August 26 2016

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favor of the European Union in a dispute over Russia's 2014 ban on the import of live pigs, fresh pork


EFSA Launches Web-Based Botanicals Compendium
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • July 8 2016

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released a searchable database of botanicals that contain naturally occurring substances of potential


Boston Beer Co. Seeks to Trademark “Brexit”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 8 2016

One day after U.K. Citizens voted to leave the European Union, Samuel Adams brewer Boston Beer Co. filed an application with the U.S. Patent and


EFSA Panel Recommends Further Assessment of Microplastics and Nanoplastics in Food
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 24 2016

Responding to a request from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel for Contaminants


EFSA Launches Study of BPA’s Effect on Immune System
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • June 24 2016

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a new working group "to evaluate new scientific evidence on the potential effects of bisphenol


EC Issues Report on Sports Food Regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • June 17 2016

The European Commission (EC) has published a report finding that foods intended for sportspeople do not require special provisions under the


EFSA Warns of Glycerol-Based Contaminants in Vegetable Oils
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • May 6 2016

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) has issued a scientific opinion assessing the human


European Court Finds EU Stance on Sugar Precludes Glucose Health Claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • March 18 2016

The EU General Court has confirmed a European Commission decision finding that German company Dextro Energy's health claims for its glucose