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The rules of engagement: Responding to CFIA
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

Food companies doing business in Canada find themselves interacting with regulators more than ever before and there are inevitably times when food


Coming soon to Canadian medical device manufacturers? “Failure to train" cases south of the border
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • December 21 2016

Medical device manufacturers (“MDMs”) often have to defend against novel theories of liability put forward by plaintiff counsel. The most recent


Labelling of genetically modified foods
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • September 12 2016

On July 29, 2016, President Obama signed controversial Bill 764 creating a federal labelling standard in the United States for food made with


Cybersecurity and medical devices: Electronic medical data increases product liability risk for medical device manufacturers
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • May 3 2016

The value of stolen personal health information is ten to twenty times greater than a stolen credit card number.1 As the health-care industry


Coming soon to Canadian medical device manufacturers? "Failure to train" cases south of the border
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • October 21 2014

Medical device manufacturers (“MDMs”) often have to defend against novel theories of liability put forward by plaintiff counsel. The most recent


Uncertainty and food safety investigations Part I
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, European Union
  • November 21 2011

It’s not easy being a food safety investigator in the face of deep uncertainty.


U.S. President Obama appoints Commissioner of the FDA and creates a new Food Safety Working Group
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA
  • April 7 2009

In his March 14, 2009 weekly address, President Obama announced appointments to the FDA and the creation of a new Food Safety Group.


FDA opens overseas office in China
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, China
  • December 16 2008

In response to recent problems in the safety of foods and other products imported into the U.S.A. from China - e.g. poisonous pet food and melamine-tainted dairy products - the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened its first overseas office in China.


Proposed legislation to regulate over-the-counter drug advertisements
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA
  • November 16 2007

New legislation has been introduced in response to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory on banning over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine.


New Drug Safety Bill in the US
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA
  • October 4 2007

President Bush signed a Drug Safety Bill giving the FDA more money and new powers to police potentially serious side effects of marketed prescription drugs.