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CSIRO uses RFI sensors to track flight of the honey bee

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 17 2014

The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) has reportedly launched a new research initiative designed to

Advertising Standards Board upholds two complaints over cereal bar commercials

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 12 2013

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has announced that the Australian Advertising Standards Board (ASB) has upheld its complaints alleging that TV

Australian court rules “free to roam” chicken producer claims false

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 12 2013

A federal court in Australia has determined that processors advertising their chickens as "free to roam" on packaging and in advertisements and

Australian health organizations campaign against sugary drinks

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 25 2013

Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia have issued recommendations about the sale and availability of

OPC releases report on self-regulatory marketing in Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 16 2012

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has sent a report to Australian officials on the country’s current self-regulatory system for food marketing, which OPC has described as “seriously flawed”

Australian agency calls for nanotubes to be classified as hazardous

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Safe Work Australia, a government agency lacking regulatory authority, has recommended that multi-walled and single-walled carbon nanotubes be classified as hazardous unless they can be shown, on a case-by-case basis with toxicological or other data, to merit a different classification

Australian health experts urge “junk food” regulations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Two health experts who recently appeared on Australia’s ABC Lateline have reportedly called for additional government regulation to help combat rising obesity levels

Studies claim food and beverage youth marketing in Australia fails ad regs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 19 2012

Researchers with the New South Wales Cancer Council and University of Adelaide have assessed food and beverage TV advertisements broadcast in five major Australian cities during children’s programming from September 1 to October 31, 2010, and found a total of 951 breaches of both mandatory and voluntary regulations

Australian Medical Association tackles alcohol marketing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has released a 60-page report in conjunction with its National Summit on Alcohol Marketing to Young People that accuses industry of targeting children with new media tactics as well as alcohol-flavored food and cosmetic products

Rudd Center study examines obesity-related health messaging

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

Researchers with Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity have published a study purportedly assessing the effectiveness of “major obesity public health campaigns from the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.”