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Ontario report calls for changes in food environment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2013

A panel commissioned by Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has issued a March 2013 report outlining a three-part strategy designed to


Universities abroad experiment with no-fee licensing to drive biotech partnerships
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Canada
  • May 16 2013

Universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United Kingdom have reportedly embraced a 2010 Glasgow University initiative under which companies


Canada takes steps to approve GM salmon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 6 2013

Environment Canada has published a significant new activity notice that will allow AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. to produce genetically modified (GM


Vitamin supplements can be medical treatment, Eighth Circuit says
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 7 2014

The Eighth Circuit has sided with Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada in a lawsuit alleging that the insurance company improperly denied the plaintiff


UBC researchers receive $7.2 million to develop pulmonary disease test
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2013

Two University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers have received CAN$7.2 million (US$6.8 million) to develop a test that will identify patients at


Public health researchers advocate food marketing regulations to curb obesity in Canada
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2013

A recent article published in the Journal of Public Policy has recommended "a national regulatory system prohibiting commercial marketing of foods


New drug law in Canada
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 17 2014

With a tip of the cap to our old friend, Peter Pliszka, north of border: Earlier this month, the so-called Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act


Health Canada outlines new energy drink rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2011

Health Canada recently announced new measures that would reclassify energy drinks as food instead of a natural health product (NHP), thus requiring each can to bear a nutritional facts table


Canadian regulator considers barring pharma gifts to physicians
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 3 2014

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, said to be the largest medical regulator in Canada, has proposed a policy addressing physicians'


Health Canada releases voluntary sodium guidelines for processed foods
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • June 15 2012

Health Canada recently issued “Guidance for the Food Industry on Reducing Sodium in Processed Foods” as part of its effort “to help Canadians achieve the average sodium intake goal of 2300 mg per day by 2016.”