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Study claims bt toxin found in human blood
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2011

Canadian researchers have allegedly detected the presence of Cry1Ab toxin in human blood, raising questions about whether "pesticides associated to genetically modified GM foods (PAGMF)" break down during digestion as previously claimed


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.”


New claims filed: medical monitoring sought for animals from pet food co., foie gras ban challenged, trade secret dispute over beer bottle design, challenge to “guiltless” alcohol beverage trademark
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, Netherlands, USA
  • July 13 2012

A New York resident has filed a putative class action against Diamond Pet Foods and Amazon.com, seeking medical monitoring for pets that consumed recalled Salmonella-tainted pet food


Health Canada says BPA in canned foods poses no risk; Germany advises manufacturers to find alternatives
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, Germany, USA
  • June 11 2010

Health Canada's Bureau of Chemical Safety has released a survey of bisphenol A (BPA) in canned foods that finds low rates of exposure and no risk to public health


Health Canada seeks feedback on potential changes to gluten-free labelling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2010

Health Canada has issued a proposed policy intent that would update current gluten-free labelling guidelines to reduce risks related to the accidental consumption of undeclared gluten and expand choices for consumers following a gluten-free diet


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


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


Health Canada approves stevia for tabletop and food use
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2012

Health Canada has issued a notice of modification adding steviol glycosides derived from the stevia plant to its list of permitted sweeteners


Alleged E. coli injury claims filed in Canada
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • October 5 2012

An Edmonton, Alberta, resident has filed a putative class action against a beef processor with operations in Alberta and Nebraska, alleging that he became severely ill from consuming the company’s beef, which was recalled in September 2012 due to an E. coli outbreak


Canadian health ministers agree to reduce dietary salt standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 17 2010

Canadian health ministers reportedly met in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to discuss several health initiatives, including a plan to reduce the daily recommended intake of sodium to 2,300 mg from 3,400 mg by 2016