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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


Pelman v. McDonald’s Corp.: no class certification for obese teens
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2010

A judge from the U.S. Court of International Trade, sitting by designation in a New York federal district court, has determined that the obesity-related claims filed in 2002 against McDonald’s Corp. cannot be pursued as a class action


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


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


Prop. 65 lawsuit seeks warnings for acrylamide in coffee
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

The Metzger Law Group has filed a lawsuit under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Prop. 65) on behalf of the Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT), seeking an order to require coffee makers and retailers to warn consumers that coffee contains acrylamide, a chemical known to the state to cause cancer


Too Much Sugar in Dole Fruit Products, Plaintiff Alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2016

A consumer has filed a putative class action against Dole Packaged Foods, LLC alleging the company's products contain too much added sugar to be


American academy of pediatrics calls for “media diet”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a policy statement calling on doctors to review patient media use and work with parents to


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


OEHHA Adds Furfuryl Alcohol to Prop. 65 List
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced the addition of furfuryl