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Avian influenza (H7N9) deemed “one of the most lethal” by WHO leader
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • April 26 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released the results of its preliminary investigation into a new strain of avian influenza A (H7N9


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


Codex adopts new food safety and nutrition standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • July 12 2013

The Codex Alimentarius has announced new food safety and nutrition standards that strive to "protect the health of consumers worldwide." The


WHO report champions stricter regulations for food marketing to children
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • June 21 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a new report, "Marketing of foods high in fat, salt and sugar to children," that calls the


WHO issues antimicrobial resistance report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • May 2 2014

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first global report on antimicrobial resistance, warning that the threat has spread to every


Codex meeting to focus on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, Global
  • September 12 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration have scheduled an October 28, 2014, public meeting in Washington, D.C., to


Celebrity endorsements blamed for kids’ “junk” food choices
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global, USA
  • March 15 2013

A University of Liverpool study contends that "celebrity endorsement of a food product encourages children to eat more of the endorsed product." The


Certain diets allegedly linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • September 27 2013

A recent study has reportedly claimed that diets high in calories and animal fat are associated with increased rates of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in


Credit Suisse issues report on sugar consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • September 27 2013

Credit Suisse's Research Institute has issued a September 2013 report titled Sugar Consumption at a Crossroads that examines the world sweetener


Rome Framework for Action and Declaration on Nutrition adopted
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • November 21 2014

According to a joint World Health Organization (WHO)Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) news release, the ministers and senior officials of 170