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Recent court developments: BPA, Nutella and Alaskan fishing regulations litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

A multidistrict litigation court in Missouri has denied motions for class certification in 24 transferred cases against companies that make baby bottles and sippy cups allegedly containing bisphenol A (BPA


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


Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Legal Bulletin: May 2017
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit detectable levels


EWG launches campaign against foods containing propylparaben
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

An Environmental Working Group (EWG) investigation has reportedly concluded that 49 processed snack foods contain propylparaben, a preservative


CalEPA launches new effort to list styrene under Prop. 65
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced its intent to list styrene as


EWG launches new assault against BPA in cans
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a "non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment," has issued


French MEP feeds foie gras furor
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France, USA
  • October 19 2012

French MEP Francoise Castex has reportedly condemned California’s statewide ban on the production and sale of any product that is “the result of force-feeding a bird for the purpose of enlarging its liver beyond normal size,” calling the prohibition on foie gras “a battle for Europe.”


OEHHA extends comment period on potential Prop. 65 chemicals
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2012

California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has extended the comment period for several chemicals, including benzophenone, a chemical used in plastic packaging as a UV blocker, that the agency is considering adding to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer (Prop. 65) under the Labor Code mechanism


Food & Water Watch report critical of GE products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

A new Food & Water Watch report claims that the “genetic engineering GE of crops and animals for human consumption is not the silver bullet approach for feeding a growing population that the agribusiness and biotechnology industries claim it is."


Prenatal pesticide exposure allegedly tied to attention problems in young children
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

A recent study has alleged a relationship between prenatal exposure to certain widely used pesticides and an increased risk of attention problems in preschool-age kids