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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


Pomegranate juice allegedly linked to heightened neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

University of Pittsburgh and Purdue University researchers have purportedly found that pomegranate juice (PJ) heightened neurodegeneration in an


FDA to allow use of hydrogen peroxide in modified whey
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule that amends its food additive regulations to allow hydrogen peroxide to be used as an "antimicrobial agent in the manufacture of modified whey by ultrafiltration methods


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


New study compares salt-reduction strategies, urges product reformulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

A recent study examining national salt-reduction strategies around the world has concluded that such programs are "likely to be one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways of improving public health


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


FDA declines to change mercury action levels for fish
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently denied a citizen petition seeking to replace "the FDA action level of 1.0 parts per million (ppm


Alice Lichtenstein, David Ludwig, “Bring back home economics education,” Journal of the American Medical Association, May 11, 2010
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2010

Tufts University Professor Alice Lichtenstein and Harvard Medical School Professor David Ludwig team up in this commentary to advocate bringing back home economics to school classrooms as a way to combat the country's childhood obesity epidemic


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