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Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 631
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • April 10 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced an extension to its comment periods for information on the use of genome editing


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.”


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 Updates Search Capabilities of the Natural Health Products Database
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 28 2016

As part of its website migration to Canada.ca, Health Canada has updated the Licensed Natural Health Products Database (LNHPD). Under Canada's


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


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


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


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


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