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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


FDA refuses to re-classify tooth-whitening products as drugs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a Citizen Petition asking the agency to re-categorize tooth-whitening products as drugs


FDA's regulation of trans fats
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2014

More than 100 years after the advent of artificial trans fats, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken the first step toward banning


Prop. 65 litigation ends in agreements to remove cocamide DEA from products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2014

According to the Center for Environmental Health (CEH), which has sued some 150 personal-care product companies for failing to warn consumers about


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


Nanoparticles in everyday items inhibit fat storage and accelerate aging
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

New research conducted by Stony Brook University scientists reportedly reveals that "pure gold nanoparticles found in everyday items such as personal


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


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


Cosmetic Companies Continue to Receive FDA Warning Letters
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent seven warning letters to cosmetics companies in September 2016, continuing the agency's trend of


Mother Jones dismisses new BPA findings, citing industry ties
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

Food writer Tom Philpott has authored a March 13, 2013, Mother Jones article taking issue with a meta-analysis of bisphenol A (BPA) studies that