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CRS Issues Nanotechnology Policy Primer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

A new report from the public policy research arm of the U.S. Congress provides an overview of federal research and development (R & D) in


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


Settlement in Pepsi 4-MEI Suit Preliminarily Approved
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

A California federal court has granted preliminary approval for a settlement agreement in a lawsuit alleging PepsiCo products contain levels of


Diageo to Begin Listing Nutritional Information on Johnnie Walker
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

Diageo will reportedly provide nutritional information on its alcohol product packaging, beginning with Johnnie Walker Red Label. Changes to


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


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


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


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


Michael Moss, “while warning about fat, US pushes cheese sales,” the New York Times, November 6, 2010
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2010

"Americans now eat an average of 33 pounds of cheese a year, nearly triple the 1970 rate," writes New York Times investigative reporter Michael Moss in this article about Dairy Management Inc