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Health Canada Approves GE Salmon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2016

Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have determined that AquAdvantage Salmon "is as safe and nutritious for humans and livestock as


Canadian Senate Committee Advocates Soda Tax in “Groundbreaking” Obesity Report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2016

The Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has issued a “groundbreaking” report on obesity that calls for a tax


Alberta Court Approves CAN$4-Million Settlement in Tainted Beef Lawsuit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • February 26 2016

An Alberta court has reportedly approved a settlement agreement in a class action stemming from an E. Coli outbreak that resulted in the recall of


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


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


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


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