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Hazardous Products Regulation on lead in kettle solder amended

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 2 2010

Health Canada has amended its Hazardous Products Regulations to reduce the maximum allowable lead levels leached from solder joints inside kettles from 0.05 parts per million to 0.01 parts per million

Alleged E. coli injury claims filed in Canada

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • 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

Quebec establishes new venture capital fund to invest in biotech research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2011

Quebec's Charest administration has reportedly launched the third of three new venture capital funds to provide more than $41 million for investment in biotechnology research

Health Canada says BPA in canned foods poses no risk; Germany advises manufacturers to find alternatives

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Germany, USA
  • -
  • June 11 2010

Health Canada's Bureau of Chemical Safety has released a survey of bisphenol A (BPA) in canned foods that finds low rates of exposure and no risk to public health

Health Canada releases voluntary sodium guidelines for processed foods

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 15 2012

Health Canada recently issued “Guidance for the Food Industry on Reducing Sodium in Processed Foods” as part of its effort “to help Canadians achieve the average sodium intake goal of 2300 mg per day by 2016.”

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

Canada to place BPA on list of toxic substances

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2010

Environment Canada has reportedly announced its intention to placebisphenol A (BPA) on the country's list of toxic substances within eight to10 weeks, thus ending a regulatory process started in April 2008 when thegovernment first banned polycarbonate baby bottles

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

Health Canada strengthens food allergen and gluten source labeling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 18 2011

Canada Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq has announced revisions to food allergen labeling regulations with the aim of reducing the number of food recalls and adverse reactions

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
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  • 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