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USDA seeks nominees to fill NRGAC vacancies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting nominations for five open slots on the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council (NRGAC), a


As you sow threatens Prop. 65 litigation against Soylent
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Environmental group As You Sow has filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the manufacturer of Soylent, a food substitute product, for alleged failure


California to update MADL for lead
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

In response to a petition for administrative rulemaking filed by the Center for Environmental Health, the California Environmental Protection


Ninth Circuit upholds dismissal of challenge to shark fin law
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's ruling dismissing a challenge to California's law criminalizing the sale or


Federal court invalidates Maui’s ban on GMOs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

A Hawaii federal court has ruled that a Maui ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is preempted by the Plant Protection Act and therefore


EU Parliament to vote on draft law to ban cloned animals in food
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • June 19 2015

The Environment and Agriculture committees of the European Parliament have approved a draft bill that would ban the cloning of all farm animals


Advocacy groups seek to ban eight substances under Delaney Clause
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A June 10, 2015, petition filed by consumer and environmental groups asks the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the following synthetic


EWG launches new assault against BPA in cans
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a "non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment," has issued


Environmental groups release Canada’s environmental assessment of GM salmon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 29 2015

The Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch and Friends of the Earth (FOE) have authored a May 28, 2015, letter to the U.S. Food and Drug


Sustainability groups highlight water risks for food and beverage sector
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

Two new reports from nonprofit advocacy organizations highlight global water risks and urge food and beverage companies to adopt more robust water