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TV pitchman freed from jail, could face perjury charges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau, who has twice been sued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making unsubstantiated claims about his weight loss book


Court approves class certification in fraud suit against Olive Oil Co.
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

A federal court in New York has certified a consumer-fraud class action against Kangadis Food Inc., dba The Gourmet Factory, alleging that the


FTC holds workshop on native advertising in digital media
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently hosted a workshop on digital native advertising as part its effort to ensure that "consumers can identify


Mother’s diet before conception can allegedly modify child’s DNA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

Researchers have reportedly found that nutrient levels in a pregnant woman's diet before conception can permanently affect how the child's genes


Food activist targets Gatorade ad in New York AG complaint
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2014

Food activist and blogger Nancy Huehnergarth has reportedly filed a complaint with the New York attorney general (AG) over a purportedly deceptive


Facebook’s decision to relax privacy rules for teenagers under fire
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2013

Led by the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), a coalition of public health, media, youth, and consumer advocacy groups has written a letter to the


Powdered alcohol garners media interest
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

After the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) reportedly granted and then rescinded labeling approval for a powdered alcohol product


4-MEI action filed against PepsiCo
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2014

A California resident has filed a putative statewide class action against PepsiCo, Inc., alleging that the company “touts Pepsi One as follows‘Full


Study finding health benefits of omega-3s had significant flaws, researchers say
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

A recent review has reportedly identified several flaws in the widely cited 1970s study which found that diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids could help


New Yorker sues Snooki and dietary supplement company
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

A New York resident has filed a putative class action against a company and individuals, including reality TV star and media personality Nicole