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WHO Report Advocates “Life-Course Approach” to End Childhood Obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • January 29 2016

The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) has issued a January 25, 2016, report that recommends, among


Avon shareholders reject request to “ditch toxic cosmetics”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

According to a Securities and Exchange Commission report, Avon Products, Inc. shareholders have rejected a proposal filed by Green Century Equity


FDA steps up issuance of warning letters to cosmetic and dietary supplement companies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a number of Warning Letters to cosmetic and dietary supplement companies over the last several


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


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


Public Health England Releases Free “Sugar Smart” App
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

With the launch of its Change4Life campaign, Public Health England (PHE) has issued a free barcode-scanning app that displays the sugar content of


Chipotle Targeted in Federal Investigations, Shareholder Suit Filed in New York Federal Court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Chipotle Mexican Grill has reportedly been served with a grand jury subpoena as part of a U.S. Attorney's Office and Food and Drug Administration


Soft drink consumption allegedly linked to global weight gain
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • October 25 2013

A recent study has allegedly concluded that soft drink consumption "is significantly linked to overweight, obesity and diabetes worldwide, including


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


Plain Food Packaging Might Encourage Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Plain food packaging for snack foods decreases purchase intention and brand perception but increases actual consumption among some consumers