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Australian public health coalition advocates national tax on SSBs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • November 14 2014

Calling Berkeley, California, voters' recent passage of a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) a "victory for the health of


CSIRO uses RFI sensors to track flight of the honey bee
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • January 17 2014

The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) has reportedly launched a new research initiative designed to


Rudd Center study examines obesity-related health messaging
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 14 2012

Researchers with Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity have published a study purportedly assessing the effectiveness of “major obesity public health campaigns from the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.”


Extremely obese children removed from parents’ care in Australia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • July 20 2012

According to news sources, human-services authorities in Victoria have sought protection for extremely obese children on at least two occasions in 2012, arguing to children’s court magistrates that they would be unable to lose weight in their parents’ care


Researchers allegedly link new poultry viruses to live-attenuated vaccines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • July 20 2012

University of Melbourne researchers have reportedly demonstrated that viruses from two live-attenuated poultry vaccines have combined in the field to produce new infectious viruses “responsible for widespread disease in Australian commercial poultry flocks.”


Advertising Standards Board upholds two complaints over cereal bar commercials
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • July 12 2013

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has announced that the Australian Advertising Standards Board (ASB) has upheld its complaints alleging that TV


Australian court rules “free to roam” chicken producer claims false
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • July 12 2013

A federal court in Australia has determined that processors advertising their chickens as "free to roam" on packaging and in advertisements and


Coffee-making motions may cause “Barista Elbow”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • May 9 2014

Repeated motions of lifting pitchers, steaming milk and stamping espresso may cause medial epicondylitisgolfer's elbowor other stress


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”


Studies claim food and beverage youth marketing in Australia fails ad regs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • October 19 2012

Researchers with the New South Wales Cancer Council and University of Adelaide have assessed food and beverage TV advertisements broadcast in five major Australian cities during children’s programming from September 1 to October 31, 2010, and found a total of 951 breaches of both mandatory and voluntary regulations