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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


ASA upholds complaints against “superfood” claims of chia and flax seeds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has upheld four complaints challenging whether a TV ad for Bioglan "superfood" chia and flax seeds


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


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


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


Enjoining GM alfalfa deregulation went too far according to U.S. Supreme Court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2010

In a 7-1 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has determined that a district court erred in enjoining the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) from even partially deregulating Monsanto’s Roundup Ready alfalfa while the agency takes steps to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA


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


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


JAMA commentaries focus on energy drinks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently highlighted energy drinks in its December 19, 2012, online issue, where two


Dietician organization riddled with “big food” support, new report alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

Food activist and attorney Michele Simon has issued a report that explores the relationship between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and