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Labelling of raw milk cheese
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • September 12 2016

The science keeps piling up. It is not safe to consume raw milk and its products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced


3D-printed food when will the laws take shape?
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • September 12 2016

3D printing is the new buzz technology being used to replicate human tissues, fighter jet parts, and human prosthetics. The technology is also


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


La cybersécurité et les dispositifs médicaux : les données médicales électroniques augmentent le risque de litige en responsabilité du fait du produit pour les fabricants d’appareils médicaux
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 3 2016

La valeur des renseignements médicaux personnels volés est de dix à vingt fois plus importante qu’un numéro de carte de crédit volé1. Alors que


More than a speed bump, less than a trial: authorization of class actions for secondary market liability under Québec securities legislation
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

On April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court released its unanimous decision inTheratechnologies Inc. v 121851 Canada Inc., 2015 SCC 18. The decision deals


Appeal allowed - 17 April 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 20 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal (2013 QCCA 1256) dated July 17, 2013, affirming a decision of Blanchard J. (2012 QCCS 699


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


Security, sabotage and privacy: legal concerns for medical device makers
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 28 2011

Implantable medical devices (IMDs), including pacemakers, neurotransmitters and drug pumps, use embedded computer technology and radios to monitor and treat certain chronic diseases


Health Canada adopts final guidance document for Schedule A and Section 3 of the Food and Drugs Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 14 2011

Health Canada has finalized its revised draft Guidance Document "Schedule A and Section 3 to the Food and Drugs Act" effective October 19, 2010


The raw milk debate
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 10 2010

There is a broad scientific consensus that any supposed benefit of consuming raw milk is far outweighed by the clear and serious public health risks of its consumption