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Ohio Supreme Court rejects lead paint lawsuit appeal
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

On June 20, 2007, the Ohio Supreme Court declined to accept Plaintiffs' appeal from an Eighth District Court of Appeals' decision dismissing a suit brought against several paint companies


FDA seeks re-authorization of the Prescription Drug Fee User Act with higher fees
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2007

On June 12, 2007, the Deputy Commissioner for Policy of the FDA appeared before the House of Representatives (Subcommittee on Health) to discuss the reauthorization of the prescription drug user and medical device user fee programs


FDA announces new advisory committee for risk communication
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2007

On June 4, 2007, the FDA announced the formation of a new committee to advise on how to improve communication of the risks and benefits of FDA approved products to the public


Protect against foodborne illness actions
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2007

There has been a dramatic increase in recent years in the number of lawsuits against restaurants and hotels claiming that illnesses were caused by food served by those businesses


U.S. FDA finds consumers continue to buy potentially dangerous drugs over the internet
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2007

On July 2, 2007, the FDA again warned consumers about the dangers of buying medications over the Internet


Chinese take out?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • China, USA
  • July 11 2007

The Food and Drug Administration’s decision in late June to bar entry to several Chinese seafood products confirmed the risks involved with the economy’s increasing reliance upon food and consumer products from China


Europeans and Americans will now share more information about food safety
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 13 2007

In an effort to end the conflict between Europeans and Americans over issues concerning cloned and genetically modified food, the U.S. FDA and the European Food Safety Authority signed an agreement to share more information about the safety of food supply


U.S. House looks to boost side effects monitoring
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2007

A draft bill will be considered by the U.S. House of Representatives that would increase the power of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to monitor the side effects of drugs on the market


Culture at the FDA: speed over safety
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2007

Since Congress helped the FDA and the drug industry reach a deal in 1992 to guarantee drug reviews would be completed within six months to one year for life-saving medicine, it has been reported that the culture at the FDA has shifted toward valuing speed over safety


Court considers governor’s veto of product liability reform legislation
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2007

In December 2006, the Ohio General Assembly approved legislation that clarified that a city’s ability to sue product manufacturers, including paint companies alleged to have contributed to lead poisoning, can only be brought under the Ohio Product Liability Law, permitted consumer to recover $5,000 of noneconomic damages under Ohio’s Consumer Sales Protection Act; and revised Ohio law as it relates to attorney-client privilege