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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.”


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


Will plain cigarette packs in Australia lead to similar food-packaging restrictions?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • August 17 2012

In the wake of an Australian High Court ruling validating regulations requiring cigarettes to be sold in plain packages, some commentators are speculating whether other products, such as alcoholic beverages and fast food, will be subject to the same types of restrictions


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


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.”


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


Resolution reached in counterfeit cosmetics claims in Australia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • January 24 2014

According to a news source, Australia's Federal Court has approved a settle- ment that will require Target Australia to pay Estée Lauder $1


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