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Court Vacates Organic Fertilizer Rule for APA Violation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

A California federal court has invalidated an amended section of the Organic Foods Production Act that allowed organic producers to use compost


French Court Overturns Ban on GMO Maize; Later Ban Still in Effect
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France
  • April 22 2016

France’s highest administrative court, the Conseil d’État, has reportedly invalidated a 2014 decree banning Monsanto’s MON810 maize, a genetically


Philippine High Court Bans GMO Imports
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Philippines
  • December 18 2015

The Philippine Supreme Court has reportedly invalidated a 2002 governmental regulation allowing the import of genetically modified organisms (GMOs


Clean Air Act Rehearing Request Denied in Whiskey Fungus Suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a request for an en banc rehearing in a lawsuit alleging that the distilleries of two Diageo Americas


Lawsuit challenging national organic program guidance on pesticides to continue
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

A California federal court has denied the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by environmental


Class action stayed and Prop. 65 action settled in Pepsi 4-MEI disputes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

A California state court has approved the settlement agreement in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) alleging that


New York City ban on polystyrene invalidated
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

A New York state court has vacated a New York City prohibition on expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) after a challenge by several food companies


Court of appeals rejects nuisance class
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2015

The Eighth Circuit recently reversed class certification in a recent environmental case. See Smith v. ConocoPhillips Pipe Line Co., No. 14-2191 (8th


Center for Food Safety sues USDA for ignoring FOIA requests about GE crops
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service


Ninth Circuit upholds dismissal of challenge to shark fin law
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's ruling dismissing a challenge to California's law criminalizing the sale or