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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


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


Cooked meats allegedly linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

A new study has concluded that advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs), which occur in heat-processed meat and animal products, can cause brain changes


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


Mother Jones dismisses new BPA findings, citing industry ties
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

Food writer Tom Philpott has authored a March 13, 2013, Mother Jones article taking issue with a meta-analysis of bisphenol A (BPA) studies that


Putative class claims curtailed in coconut water consumer-fraud action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

A federal court in California has granted in part the summary judgment motion filed by a coconut water company facing allegations that it overstates the magnesium and sodium content of its “O.N.E.” product and falsely claims that it is a good source of electrolytes


Claudia Kalb, “Culture of Corpulence,” Newsweek, March 22, 2010
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

This article invokes public-health campaigns of the past, including measures taken to increase seat belt use and stop drunk driving, to call for "big-think solutions" to the nation's obesity problems


Guardian Author Takes on Nutritional Establishment in “The Sugar Conspiracy”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

In this April 7, 2016, article about changing dietary recommendations and rising obesity rates, Ian Leslie resurrects the forgotten work of John


Mammary Gland Tumors Allegedly Linked to Sucrose Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

An animal study examining the purported link between high sucrose intake and the development of mammary gland tumors has attributed the effect in


CSPI Executive Director pens article linking “Big Food” and “Big Tobacco”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

“Food is not tobacco But the public health community is concerned about both diet and tobacco use for a very good reason,” writes Center for Science