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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 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

Dove Hair Care ads pulled in Australia, ASA found ethics breach

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 18 2013

After Australia's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint about a Dove Hair Care ad claiming that "90 of Kiwi women recommend" the

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

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 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

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

Extremely obese children removed from parents’ care in Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 20 2012

According to news sources, human-services authorities in Victoria have sought protection for extremely obese children on at least two occasions in 2012, arguing to children’s court magistrates that they would be unable to lose weight in their parents’ care

Resolution reached in counterfeit cosmetics claims in Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • 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 oversight agency reviewing goods with caffeine and oxedrine

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 18 2013

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia's Department of Health has issued a monitoring communication to advise consumers and health