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Celebrity UK chef sues Chipotle over ramen-noodle chain-restaurant concept
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2013

Chef Kyle Connaughton, who has "been employed by some of the most prestigious restaurants in the world," co-authored books and co-presented on United


New York City approves serving-size limits on sugary beverages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

The New York City Board of Health has adopted Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s recommendation to establish a maximum serving size of 16 ounces for sugar-sweetened, non-alcoholic drinks sold at local food establishments


Philadelphia seeks exemption from preemption for menu labeling ordinance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently opened a docket pertaining to a petition filed by Philadelphia seeking to exempt from preemption a menu labeling ordinance that requires chain restaurants and retail food facilities in the city to provide calorie, fat and sodium information for the food and beverage products they sell


Putative class claims Chipotle misleads consumers about pinto beans
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2011

A Jewish California resident who claims to be a vegetarian has filed a putative class action against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., alleging that the company failed to adequately warn consumers that its pinto beans are prepared with or contain bacon or pork


House bill would amend new menu nutrition disclosure requirements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

Representative John Carter (R-Texas) has introduced a bill (H.R. 6174) that would change the nutrition disclosure requirements for chain restaurants and other food outlets enacted in the Affordable Care Act that was recently upheld as constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court


Batali and Bastianich settle wage claims for $5.25 million
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

Restaurateurs Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich have apparently agreed to settle for $5.25 million wage-related claims in a class action filed by waitstaff at their New York City restaurants including Babbo, Bar Jamon, Casa Mono, Del Posto, Esca, Lupa, Otto, and Tarry Lodge


Chipotle claims Kroger chicken product infringes and dilutes its trademark
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., which operates 1,250 “fast-casual” restaurants throughout the United States, has sued The Kroger Co. in Colorado federal court, alleging that the grocery store chain has infringed the CHIPOTLE trademark by using the descriptor on its spicy fried chicken take-out products


Pizza chains oppose menu labeling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2012

A group of national pizza chains has reportedly formed a new coalition to combat proposed menu labeling regulations that would require companies with 20 or more food outlets to post calorie information on menus and menu boards


FTC announces plan to study food, beverage marketing targeted to kids
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced its intention to issue compulsory process orders to 48 food and beverage manufacturers, distributors, marketers, and quick service restaurant companies for information on their marketing activities and expenditures targeted toward children and adolescents


Waffle house worker claims owner falsely reported that minimum wage was paid
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

A former employee of an Olathe, Kansas, waffle venue has brought a collective action against his employer alleging that it reported inaccurate tip earnings so that it would appear that his total earnings were compliant with the federal minimum wage