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WTO finds that COOL is simply not COOL, and house of representative agrees
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • July 2 2015

The most recent chapter in the dispute over U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) requirements for meat products resulted in a loss for the United


Improved access to gluten-free foods: good news for those who are gluten intolerant, bad news for those who don’t actually know what gluten is
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

Many Canadians, including those who suffer from Celiac Disease, are unable to consume gluten due to the damage it causes to the inner lining of their


Menu calorie labelling now law in Ontario
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

The Making Healthy Choices Act ( the "Act") received Royal Assent on May 28, 2015 and will come into force on Jan. 1, 2017. Moving forward, chain


More oil for a slippery slope: Quebec Court of Appeal authorizes class action against the vehicle manufacturer KIA
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

On June 12th, in Martel c. KIA Canada inc. (2015 QCCA 1033), the Quebec Court of Appeal reversed a ruling of the Superior Court which had refused to


Consumer protection and misrepresentation: hurdles for in-store sales
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

Establishing a common misrepresentation can be a high hurdle to class action certification for misrepresentation claims where multiple


The Canadian Food and Drugs Act: a complete code
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2015

In Harrison v Afexa Life Sciences Inc the British Columbia Supreme Court has confirmed that the Food and Drugs Act constitutes a complete code


Health Canada pushes forward with nutrition labelling changes
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2015

On June 13, 2015, the Government of Canada published proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) that, if adopted, would significantly


Food, dietary supplement & cosmetics regulatory update volume II, issue 13
  • Jones Day
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • June 24 2015

Last week, FDA finalized its determination that partially hydrogenated oils ("PHOs") are not "generally recognized as safe" ("GRAS") for use in human


Health Canada proposes changes to the List of Recognized Standards for medical devices
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • June 16 2015

Changes affecting the approval of medical devices are coming. On May 6, 2015, Health Canada released a draft List of Recognized Standards for medical


Canadian Plain Language Labelling requirements take effect for drug products
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 16 2015

The Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Labelling, Packaging and Brand Names of Drugs for Human Use) - more commonly known as the