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Vitamin supplements can be medical treatment, Eighth Circuit says

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The Eighth Circuit has sided with Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada in a lawsuit alleging that the insurance company improperly denied the plaintiff

Canadian regulator considers barring pharma gifts to physicians

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2014

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, said to be the largest medical regulator in Canada, has proposed a policy addressing physicians'

UBC researchers receive $7.2 million to develop pulmonary disease test

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 12 2013

Two University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers have received CAN$7.2 million (US$6.8 million) to develop a test that will identify patients at

Canada takes steps to approve GM salmon

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

Environment Canada has published a significant new activity notice that will allow AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. to produce genetically modified (GM

Universities abroad experiment with no-fee licensing to drive biotech partnerships

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

Universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United Kingdom have reportedly embraced a 2010 Glasgow University initiative under which companies

Public health researchers advocate food marketing regulations to curb obesity in Canada

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 8 2013

A recent article published in the Journal of Public Policy has recommended "a national regulatory system prohibiting commercial marketing of foods

Ontario report calls for changes in food environment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 8 2013

A panel commissioned by Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has issued a March 2013 report outlining a three-part strategy designed to

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

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

New claims filed: medical monitoring sought for animals from pet food co., foie gras ban challenged, trade secret dispute over beer bottle design, challenge to “guiltless” alcohol beverage trademark

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

A New York resident has filed a putative class action against Diamond Pet Foods and Amazon.com, seeking medical monitoring for pets that consumed recalled Salmonella-tainted pet food