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Australian oversight agency reviewing goods with caffeine and oxedrine

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

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

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

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

OPC releases report on self-regulatory marketing in Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • 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

Studies claim food and beverage youth marketing in Australia fails ad regs

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

Researchers with the New South Wales Cancer Council and University of Adelaide have assessed food and beverage TV advertisements broadcast in five major Australian cities during children’s programming from September 1 to October 31, 2010, and found a total of 951 breaches of both mandatory and voluntary regulations

Australian Medical Association tackles alcohol marketing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has released a 60-page report in conjunction with its National Summit on Alcohol Marketing to Young People that accuses industry of targeting children with new media tactics as well as alcohol-flavored food and cosmetic products

Rudd Center study examines obesity-related health messaging

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

Researchers with Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity have published a study purportedly assessing the effectiveness of “major obesity public health campaigns from the United States, the United Kingdom 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

Biotech Life Sciences trade mission to Australia announced

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • 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