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Environmental groups release Canada’s environmental assessment of GM salmon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 29 2015

The Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch and Friends of the Earth (FOE) have authored a May 28, 2015, letter to the U.S. Food and Drug


Mechanically tenderized beef labeling takes effect in Canada
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 29 2014

Health Canada has announced the implementation of new rules requiring mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) products to be labeled as such. Effective


CFIA adopts monetary penalties for meat safety violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2014

The Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced new administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) for businesses that fail to meet the requirements


Health Canada revises nutrition labels to emphasize added sugars
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2014

Health Canada has proposed nutrition labeling changes as part of an ongoing effort to make food and beverage labels easier for consumers to read


AquaBounty seeks approval to sell GM fish in Canada
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 14 2014

The company that has developed a genetically modified (GM) salmon has reportedly filed an application with Health Canada seeking its approval to


Lead content of brewed teas target of new study
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 6 2013

Canadian researchers have warned that many off-the-shelf brewed teas purport- edly contain lead in excess of levels considered safe for pregnant and


Canada seeks information on phthalates for priority assessment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 19 2013

Environment Canada has issued a notice directing manufacturers and importers to provide information about their use of phthalates in food and


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


Safe Food for Canadians Act consolidates CFIA oversight
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2012

Canadian Governor General David Johnson has approved through royal assent the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA), which aims to improve food safety by focusing on unsafe practices, import surveillance and food traceability


Canadian victims of contaminated beef file class action claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2012

Two British Columbia residents have reportedly filed individual and putative class action suits against the Canadian meat processor that was forced to recall 1,800 ground beef products in an E. coli contamination outbreak that involved retail chains in the United States and Canada