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Food Addiction Beliefs Drive Support for Obesity-Related Initiatives
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

New research reportedly suggests that belief in food addiction translates into support for obesity-related policies, “even when accounting for the


Florida District Courts Of Appeal Certify Conflict As To Whether Referral Sources Are A Legitimate Business Interest To Support Restrictive Covenants
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

Recently the Fourth and Fifth District Courts of Appeal took conflicting stances as to whether referral sources can be a legitimate business interest


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


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


Missouri Court of Appeals prohibits fact-finding, reverses denial of certification in asbestos medical-monitoring suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

In a decision emphasizing the continuing viability of medical-monitoring class actions, the Missouri Court of Appeals clarified plaintiffs' burden of


Following Aubin v. Union Carbide, Will Complex Medical Device Manufacturers Face an Uphill Battle in Defending Against Strict Liability Design Defect Claims in Florida?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

In Florida, there are two tests that a jury may apply in determining whether a product is defectively designed under a strict liability theory: the


New study questions BPA link to preterm births
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

A study examining increased preterm birth rates in the United States has found "little evidence of a relationship been BPA bisphenol A and


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