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Health Canada finalizes Risk Assessment Framework for the Consumer Product Safety Program

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2015

As previously reported at the consultation stage, Health Canada has completed its process of developing a Risk Assessment Framework (the Framework

Food report 2015

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2015

Since the middle of the last decade, the competitive environment for Canadian food manufacturing and agriculture has changed dramatically

Health Canada allows a new health claim for protein-rich soy foods

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 20 2015

Health Canada has recently concluded that the scientific evidence exists to support a claim about soy protein and the lowering of blood cholesterol

Cause and effect: the evidentiary threshold required to certify a product liability class action

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 17 2015

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently clarified the evidentiary threshold that plaintiffs must satisfy at the certification stage in the

A change of pace for product liability class actions: certification denied in two recent cases

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 16 2015

Oft-referred to as "quintessential class actions", the majority of product liability actions that have sought certification as class proceedings in

B.C. Court confirms plaintiffs must provide workable causation methodology to certify product liability class proceedings

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2015

In Charlton v. Abbott Laboratories, Ltd., 2015 BCCA 26 (Charlton), the British Columbia Court of Appeal clarified the evidentiary threshold

Two important updates from CFIA

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 25 2015

Earlier this month, CFIA asked industry associations to circulate a letter advising of CFIA’s new process for issuing public warnings for food

Consultation on new consumer health products framework ends Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 25 2015

Health Canada released details on a proposed new regulatory framework for consumer health products (“CHPs”) that will include non-prescription drugs

Bill C-17: protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) is now law

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 25 2015

The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law) (“Vanessa’s Law”) received Royal Assent on Nov. 6, 2014 and is now law. Vanessa’s Law

British Columbia Court of Appeal overturns certification of pharmaceutical class action

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 20 2015

In a decision released January 22, 2015, the B.C. Court of Appeal unanimously overturned an order certifying a class proceeding against the