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Hospital walks back study linking aspartame to leukemia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWM) has reportedly walked back a recent study claiming to link aspartame with an increased risk of leukemia, non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and other blood-related cancers


Food & Beverage Litigation Update - Issue 642
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 28 2017

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has reportedly indicated the EU will issue guidelines discouraging


Another Outbreak Prompts Norovirus Lawsuits Against Chipotle
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

Two consumers have filed lawsuits alleging they contracted norovirus after eating at one of Chipotle Mexican Grill's locations. Hogan v. Chipotle


FDA issues final rule on mica-based pearlescent pigments in distilled spirits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule allowing "the safe use of mica-based pearlescent pigments prepared from titanium


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 641
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) salmon and independent


Cooked meats allegedly linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

A new study has concluded that advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs), which occur in heat-processed meat and animal products, can cause brain changes


Does consumer awareness of food addiction affect eating behavior?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

Raising concerns about how the media portrays the concept of food addiction, a new study questions whether endorsement of this model "may cause


Lawsuit Filed in Papaya Salmonella Outbreak
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

A New Jersey man has filed a lawsuit against a produce supplier for its role in a Salmonella Kiambu outbreak in 12 states linked to Mexican papayas


Harvard study links walnut consumption to reduced risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

A recent study has reportedly found that "frequent intake of walnuts was associated with a lower risk of incident type 2 diabetes in women." An Pan


Study questions alleged link between junk food in schools and childhood obesity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

A recent study attempting “to isolate the causal effect of junk food availability on children’s food consumption and body mass index (BMI)” has concluded that access to competitive foods in schools “does not significantly increase BMI or obesity among this fifth-grade cohort despite the increased likelihood of in-school junk food purchases.”