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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


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


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


Sodium Working Group in Canada issues report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 6 2010

The Canadian Sodium Working Group (SWG) has released a report detailing a three-pronged strategy that aims to reduce the public's salt consumption


Quebec establishes new venture capital fund to invest in biotech research
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2011

Quebec's Charest administration has reportedly launched the third of three new venture capital funds to provide more than $41 million for investment in biotechnology research


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 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 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


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


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