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WHO seeks comments on childhood obesity report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • March 20 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an Interim Report that seeks to identify policy options for mitigating the risk of childhood obesity


WHO places obesity in the spotlight
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global
  • May 23 2014

As the World Health Assembly opened its 67th session in Geneva, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan reportedly expressed


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


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


WHOEU warns that overweight children becoming a “new norm”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • February 28 2014

The World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe (WHOEU) reportedly warned attendees of a February 25-26, 2014, health conference held by


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


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


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


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