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Successful pre-certification summary trial in pharmaceutical product liability case

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 21 2014

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently dismissed claims against two defendants in a proposed class action, prior to certification, citing a lack

Canadian nutrition facts information: clearer and sweeter than ever?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 18 2014

On July 14, 2014, Canada's Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, as part of Canada's Food Labelling Modernization Initiative, announced a consultation

“No-wash” poultry labelling: coming soon to a chicken near you?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

According to Health Canada, more than 4 million Canadians suffer from food poisoning every year. While most cases are minor with no permanent ill

Five drivers of litigation and steps to minimize the risk

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 16 2014

The things we eat and drink can harm us as well as help us, a simple fact that has long made the food and beverage products industry a target for

Industry news

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 16 2014

Health Canada has finalized new plain language labelling regulations, which have been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II: Regulations Amending

Niagara region winery wins battle over “icewine”

  • SIM. IP Practice
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  • Canada
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  • July 11 2014

Canada is one of the world’s largest producers of icewine, a sweet dessert wine that is produced from grapes naturally frozen on the Vine and picked

B.C. Court dismisses proposed class action against generic manufacturers of fentanyl patch

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 8 2014

On June 20, 2014, Justice Bracken of the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a proposed class action against two generic manufacturers of

Federal government passes proposed changes to product liability legislation

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 7 2014

As previously reported, the 2014 Federal Budget implementation act, Bill C-31 (the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1) included a number of

Food labelling class actions: the “all natural” battle rages on

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 3 2014

The recent deluge of "all natural" class actions, about which we wrote in a previous post, continues to plague food and beverage manufacturers south

Amendment to the BC Recycling Regulation impacts small businesses and franchisees

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 30 2014

In our March 2014 Bulletin entitled "New BC Recycling Requirements for Paper Products Coming into Force Soon", we reviewed the new obligations