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New Study Reevaluates Effect of Fat Intake on Cholesterol and Heart Disease Risk
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

A study reevaluating "the traditional diet-heart hypothesis" concludes that replacing dietary saturated fat with vegetable oils lowers serum


Salt Institute Disputes Sodium Recommendations in Federal Dietary Guidelines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

The Salt Institute has penned an April 11, 2016, letter asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services


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


Energy drink makers target new demographic
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2013

Although the typical energy drink user is reportedly young and male, a recent news source indicates that a new demographic is emerging as a top


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


FDA issues final rule on mica-based pearlescent pigments in distilled spirits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule allowing "the safe use of mica-based pearlescent pigments prepared from titanium


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


Researchers examine effect of advergames on children’s food intake
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

Researchers with the University of Amsterdam's School of Communication Research and Radboud University's Behavioral Science Institute have published


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