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USDA terminates National Leafy Green Marketing Agreement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has terminated proceedings on a proposed marketing agreement that sought to regulate the handling of fresh


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


Trader Joe’s agrees to settle “all natural” false ad claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

A federal court in California has preliminarily approved a $3.375 million settlement of class-action claims that Trader Joe's misled consumers


CSPI report asserts food and beverage options in checkout aisles promote obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2014

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report claiming that candy, energy bars, chips, and cookies constitute 90 percent


Gerber Probiotics false advertising putative class action can continue
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2014

A New Jersey federal court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that Gerber falsely advertises some of its products as providing immune system


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


TTB issues industry circular on social media advertising of alcohol beverages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

The U.S. Treasury Department's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued guidance to industry on the "Use of Social Media in the


ASA dismisses complaint against cereal ads shown in cinema
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 9 2014

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed a complaint alleging that a cereal advertisement shown at the beginning of a "U-rated"


EFSA’s ephedra opinion considered a significant step
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • December 6 2013

In what is reportedly considered a significant step forward in European Union botanical regulation, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has