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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


Australia and New Zealand to form joint drug, medical-device regulatory agency
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 30 2011

The Australian and New Zealand governments have reportedly developed a five-year plan to create a joint agency that will regulate medicines, medical devices and new medical interventions, such as cellular therapy


Cancer Council Australia releases position statement on alcohol consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • May 6 2011

The Cancer Council Australia (CCA) Alcohol Working Group has published a position statement in the May 2011 Medical Journal of Australia, claiming that alcohol use causes cancer and that any level of consumption "increases the risk of developing an alcohol-related cancer


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


Australian agency calls for nanotubes to be classified as hazardous
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • November 2 2012

Safe Work Australia, a government agency lacking regulatory authority, has recommended that multi-walled and single-walled carbon nanotubes be classified as hazardous unless they can be shown, on a case-by-case basis with toxicological or other data, to merit a different classification


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


OPC releases report on self-regulatory marketing in Australia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • 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”


U.s. legal commentators consider whether justice is served by putting experts together in a “hot tub”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • September 16 2010

As courts around the world continue to grapple with the complex technical and scientific issues raised in toxic tort and product liability lawsuits, some U.S. commentators have recently looked to Australia where the “concurrent evidence procedure,” also known as “hot tubbing,” may provide a cost-effective and efficient way for factfinders to sort through the challenging expert witness battles that often confront them


CPSC enters MOU with Australia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • January 20 2011

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help reduce the risks of injuries and fatalities associated with consumer products common in the United States and Australia


Australian senators introduce legislation on GM labeling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • November 19 2010

According to a news source, senators representing the Independent and Australian Greens parties have introduced legislation that would require food products to be labeled if they contain genetically modified (GM) material, regardless of amount or how it came to be incorporated in the product