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Heinz frozen tater tots and fries contain trans fats, putative class action alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

A consumer has filed a putative class action against H.J. Heinz Co. alleging that the company's frozen microwave French fries and tater tots contain


U.S. Senate agriculture Committee to hold hearing on avian flu pandemic and its impacts
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

Following a request from Iowa Senators Joni Ernst (R) and Chuck Grassley (R), the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will


Tufts study allegedly links SSBs to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Analyzing data from more than 2,500 participants enrolled in a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute study, Tufts University researchers have


FDA revokes GRAS status of partially hydrogenated oils
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a determination revoking the generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status of partially


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


Public health attorney publishes report condemning ASN’s ties with industry
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

"In order to bolster its credibility, reflect objective science that has the public's best interest in mind, and hold the food industry more


HFCS makers sued for causing teen’s type 2 diabetes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

The parent of a 14-year-old with type 2 diabetes has sued several companies that make high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), alleging that the substance is


Petitioners ask FDA to regulate use of antibiotics in distillers grains
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

Two agricultural organizations have filed a citizen petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to ban the use of antibiotics in


CSPI threatens litigation against Plum Organics and Gerber over allegedly deceptive trade practices
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has threatened to bring lawsuits against Plum Organics and Gerber Products Co. for allegedly


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