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UK judicial review of official Veterinarian over beef carcase: food standards agency victory
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2015

On 2 July, the Administrative Court ruled in the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA’s) favour over a decision by an FSA veterinary contractor based at a


Food, farming and land quarterly - summer 2015
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The Tenant Farmers Associations (“TFA”) is campaigning to encourage longer term Farm Business Tenancies. It argues that as farming is a long term


European pharmaceuticals & healthcare newsletter - April 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France, Hungary, Italy, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

This is a rare example of a major product liability dispute being referred to the European Court of Justice ("ECJ"). The two issues to be decided by


From the fridge into the fire
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2015

When a product liability claim is brought under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA), what are the elements that have to be proved, who has to prove


What does product mean in a product liability policy?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 2 2015

In Aspen Insurance UK Limited v Adana Construction Limited 2015 EWCA Civ 176, the Court of Appeal considered the meaning of a "Product" under the


UK food chain update - horse meat, food crime and a chance for suppliers to have their say
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2015

The first prosecution brought as a result of the 2013 horse meat scandal concluded on Monday 23 March. Peter Boddy, an abattoir owner, was fined £8


Food safety lawyer welcomes successful horse meat scandal prosecution
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2015

The boss of a Yorkshire abattoir has been fined £8000 after admitting at Southwark Crown Court that he failed to comply with food regulations


Infringement of second medical use patents
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Germany, United Kingdom
  • March 4 2015

With the increase in off-label prescribing in Europe, some argue that the carve-outs used by generic firms (see "Skinny labelling and the blue box


Hufford & Samsung - a hidden gem for product liability claimants?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2015

The Technology & Construction Court's decision in Hufford v. Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd was handed down in September 2014 to little or no fanfare


Manufacturing matters - Winter 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • China, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2015

In a landmark judgment the Court of Appeal has held there is no automatic right to costs protection for litigants in private law environmental