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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


High Court Upholds EU Ban on Animal Testing to Prove Safety of Cosmetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

The High Court of Justice (England and Wales) has upheld an EU ban on the sale of cosmetics products tested on animals. The ban has been in place


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


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


DMAA cleared as cause of soldiers’ deaths
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2013

A safety review panel formed by the U.S. Army and Department of Defense (DOD) has issued a report which concludes that although DMAA (1


Landmark Texas Supreme Court decision: learned intermediary doctrine applies in prescription drug cases, no DTC exception
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2012

Addressing the issue squarely for the first time, the Texas Supreme Court has unanimously adopted the learned intermediary doctrine in the prescription drug context thereby confirming that manufacturers are only obligated to warn doctors of the risks of prescription medicines


Putative class claims curtailed in coconut water consumer-fraud action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

A federal court in California has granted in part the summary judgment motion filed by a coconut water company facing allegations that it overstates the magnesium and sodium content of its “O.N.E.” product and falsely claims that it is a good source of electrolytes