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Resolution reached in counterfeit cosmetics claims in Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Australia
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  • January 24 2014

According to a news source, Australia's Federal Court has approved a settle- ment that will require Target Australia to pay Estée Lauder $1

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

U.s. legal commentators consider whether justice is served by putting experts together in a “hot tub”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • September 16 2010

As courts around the world continue to grapple with the complex technical and scientific issues raised in toxic tort and product liability lawsuits, some U.S. commentators have recently looked to Australia where the “concurrent evidence procedure,” also known as “hot tubbing,” may provide a cost-effective and efficient way for factfinders to sort through the challenging expert witness battles that often confront them

Australian senators introduce legislation on GM labeling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 19 2010

According to a news source, senators representing the Independent and Australian Greens parties have introduced legislation that would require food products to be labeled if they contain genetically modified (GM) material, regardless of amount or how it came to be incorporated in the product

CPSC enters MOU with Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • January 20 2011

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help reduce the risks of injuries and fatalities associated with consumer products common in the United States and Australia

Australian researchers advocate mandatory sodium limits for processed foods

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

Mandatory sodium limits for processed foods could be 20 times more effective than voluntary reduction measures

Cancer Council Australia releases position statement on alcohol consumption

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 6 2011

The Cancer Council Australia (CCA) Alcohol Working Group has published a position statement in the May 2011 Medical Journal of Australia, claiming that alcohol use causes cancer and that any level of consumption "increases the risk of developing an alcohol-related cancer

Australia and New Zealand to form joint drug, medical-device regulatory agency

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • -
  • June 30 2011

The Australian and New Zealand governments have reportedly developed a five-year plan to create a joint agency that will regulate medicines, medical devices and new medical interventions, such as cellular therapy

Biotech Life Sciences trade mission to Australia announced

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
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  • June 21 2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration and U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service have announced an October 29-November 2, 2012, Biotech Life Sciences trade mission to Australia

Australian court finds KFC liable for injury caused by Salmonella-tainted chicken

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 4 2012

An Australian court has reportedly awarded $8 million to the family of a girl who allegedly ate a Salmonella-contaminated chicken product from a KFC restaurant and became critically ill with organ system failures, septic shock, severe brain injury, and spastic quadriplegia