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Australian public health coalition advocates national tax on SSBs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • November 14 2014

Calling Berkeley, California, voters' recent passage of a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) a "victory for the health of


Australian court finds human gene mutation to be patentable
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • September 11 2014

A full panel of the Federal Court of Australia has upheld its earlier ruling that an isolated but naturally occurring nucleic acid, BRCA1, can be


Australia considers gamma butyrolactone risks in cosmetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • September 11 2014

Australia's Department of Health has closed the comment period on a proposal to amend the entry of gamma butyrolactone in the Standard for the


Coffee-making motions may cause “Barista Elbow”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • May 9 2014

Repeated motions of lifting pitchers, steaming milk and stamping espresso may cause medial epicondylitisgolfer's elbowor other stress


Australian oversight agency reviewing goods with caffeine and oxedrine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • October 18 2013

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia's Department of Health has issued a monitoring communication to advise consumers and health


Universities abroad experiment with no-fee licensing to drive biotech partnerships
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, Australia, Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 16 2013

Universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United Kingdom have reportedly embraced a 2010 Glasgow University initiative under which companies


Australian health organizations campaign against sugary drinks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • January 25 2013

Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia have issued recommendations about the sale and availability of


OPC releases report on self-regulatory marketing in Australia
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • November 16 2012

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has sent a report to Australian officials on the country’s current self-regulatory system for food marketing, which OPC has described as “seriously flawed”


Australian health experts urge “junk food” regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • November 2 2012

Two health experts who recently appeared on Australia’s ABC Lateline have reportedly called for additional government regulation to help combat rising obesity levels


Studies claim food and beverage youth marketing in Australia fails ad regs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia
  • October 19 2012

Researchers with the New South Wales Cancer Council and University of Adelaide have assessed food and beverage TV advertisements broadcast in five major Australian cities during children’s programming from September 1 to October 31, 2010, and found a total of 951 breaches of both mandatory and voluntary regulations