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"Organic" Agave Nectar Contains High Fructose Corn Syrup, Proposed Class Action Alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

A consumer has filed a putative class action alleging that American Sugar Refining mislabeled its agave syrup as "organic" because it contains


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


GMO Putative Class Action Targets Boar’s Head
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2017

A consumer has filed a projected class action alleging Boar's Head Provisions Co. Inc. misleadingly markets its cheeses as "natural" despite


Food & Beverage Litigation Update - Issue 647
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

Implementing an Executive Order titled "Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs," the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened


Court Approves Quorn Settlement Requiring New Labels and Warning
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

A federal court has approved the settlement agreement in a class action against Quorn Foods, which has agreed to warn consumers that its products


Kefir Projected Class Action Survives Motion to Dismiss
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

A federal court has denied Lifeway Foods' motion to dismiss a putative class action alleging the company fraudulently marketed its kefir beverage as


USDA Releases GMO Electronic Disclosure Study
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

Following a Center for Food Safety lawsuit seeking information on requirements in the 2016 Federal Bioengineered Food Safety Disclosure Standards Act


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


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


Advocacy Group Sues To Compel USDA To Proceed With GMO Disclosure Act
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2017

The Center for Food Safety has filed a lawsuit seeking to compel the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to proceed with the studies and public