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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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'