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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


Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Legal Bulletin: November 2016
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 30 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured orders against 29 defendants whom it claims deceptively marketed and billed consumers for skin care


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


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.”


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

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


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


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

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


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


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


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