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Mechanically tenderized beef labeling takes effect in Canada

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 29 2014

Health Canada has announced the implementation of new rules requiring mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) products to be labeled as such. Effective

CFIA adopts monetary penalties for meat safety violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2014

The Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced new administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) for businesses that fail to meet the requirements

Health Canada revises nutrition labels to emphasize added sugars

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Health Canada has proposed nutrition labeling changes as part of an ongoing effort to make food and beverage labels easier for consumers to read

AquaBounty seeks approval to sell GM fish in Canada

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 14 2014

The company that has developed a genetically modified (GM) salmon has reportedly filed an application with Health Canada seeking its approval to

Lead content of brewed teas target of new study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 6 2013

Canadian researchers have warned that many off-the-shelf brewed teas purport- edly contain lead in excess of levels considered safe for pregnant and

Canada seeks information on phthalates for priority assessment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 19 2013

Environment Canada has issued a notice directing manufacturers and importers to provide information about their use of phthalates in food and

Health Canada approves stevia for tabletop and food use

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 7 2012

Health Canada has issued a notice of modification adding steviol glycosides derived from the stevia plant to its list of permitted sweeteners

Safe Food for Canadians Act consolidates CFIA oversight

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 30 2012

Canadian Governor General David Johnson has approved through royal assent the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA), which aims to improve food safety by focusing on unsafe practices, import surveillance and food traceability

Canadian victims of contaminated beef file class action claims

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

Two British Columbia residents have reportedly filed individual and putative class action suits against the Canadian meat processor that was forced to recall 1,800 ground beef products in an E. coli contamination outbreak that involved retail chains in the United States and Canada

Alleged E. coli injury claims filed in Canada

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 5 2012

An Edmonton, Alberta, resident has filed a putative class action against a beef processor with operations in Alberta and Nebraska, alleging that he became severely ill from consuming the company’s beef, which was recalled in September 2012 due to an E. coli outbreak