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Congress Passes GMO Labeling Bill
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

The U.S Congress has passed legislation (S.764) requiring food and beverage manufacturers to disclose the use of ingredients made with genetically


FDA Argues Time Frame for Perchlorate Decision is Reasonable
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has filed an opposition to a petition for a writ of mandamus seeking a response to several consumer


Hospital walks back study linking aspartame to leukemia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWM) has reportedly walked back a recent study claiming to link aspartame with an increased risk of leukemia, non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and other blood-related cancers


Pelman v. McDonald’s Corp.: no class certification for obese teens
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2010

A judge from the U.S. Court of International Trade, sitting by designation in a New York federal district court, has determined that the obesity-related claims filed in 2002 against McDonald’s Corp. cannot be pursued as a class action


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


NIOSH to target Maritime Safety issues
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has launched a Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies. The new program will


New Meta-Analysis Targets Health Effects of Butter Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

A meta-analysis examining the effect of dairy fats on health has identified "a small positive association between butter consumption and all-cause


Advocacy Group Seeks Files in FDA “Soy Milk” Definition
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2016

The Good Food Institute (GFI) has filed a lawsuit seeking to compel the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to disclose records "related to FDA's


Does consumer awareness of food addiction affect eating behavior?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

Raising concerns about how the media portrays the concept of food addiction, a new study questions whether endorsement of this model "may cause


ATNI report ranks food and beverage companies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The first edition of a global "Access to Nutrition Index," evaluates the "nutritionrelated commitments, performance and disclosure practices of 25 of