Howie, Sacks & Henry
In this blog post, I explore some research into the long-term use of baby (talcum) powder and why Johnson & Johnson would prefer if you would focus on its pleasant smell...
In January 2017, draft regulations under the Safe Food For Canadians Act (which was passed in November 2012) were published. The draft Regulations can be found here.
Miller Thomson LLP
Bill 87, the Protecting Patients Act, 2016 (Ontario) ("Bill 87"), passed First Reading on December 8, 2016 and, if passed, will amend or repeal five different statutes...
Howie, Sacks & Henry
We enthusiastically promise ourselves that the New Year will bring a new and improved version of ourselves.
Crowe Soberman LLP
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) allows for several different models in which family physicians may practice.
Although the United States government's attitudes toward cannabis have eased in recent years, the election of President Donald Trump has generated renewed uncertainty....
On January 27, 2017, the European Food Safety Authority ("EFSA") issued a positive opinion on the health claims regarding Vitamin C in infant foods as it relates to protection of DNA, proteins...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
To achieve harmonization with the provisions of EU Regulation no. 1169 of 2011, this current legal frame work will have to undergo an extensive review.
A citizen petition from the Union of Concerned Scientists asks FDA to amend regulations regarding health and nutrient content claims for packaged foods to include a disqualifying level for added sugar.
Last month, FDA issued a draft guidance in the form of questions and answers that addresses questions related to the compliance date, added sugars, and declaration of quantitative amounts of vitamins...
Day Pitney LLP
Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is referred to as Obamacare, it may not be long before the reference changes to Trumpcare since the President has begun to put his fingerprints on the ACA.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), together with 15 other federal Departments and Agencies, issued a final rule to revise and modernize the federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule), the set of federal regulations governing the conduct of clinical research involving human subjects.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Parts I-III of our blog series, Very Opaque to Slightly Transparent: Shedding Light on the Future of Healthcare, we considered the healthcare landscape before implementation of the ACA...
The guidance is intended to help industry comply with the requirements of that regulation with respect to measures that can significantly minimize or prevent the contamination of RTE food with Listeria.
Day Pitney LLP
HIPAA covered entities that suffered "small" data breaches in calendar year 2016 have until March 1, 2017 to report the breach to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services'...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This blog is to highlight some key provisions and changes as MA and Part D plans prepare and finalize comments.
Foley & Lardner
On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Discussion Paper on Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) (LDTs) (Discussion Paper).
Millions of Americans who were able to obtain health insurance as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are waiting to learn the extent to which Congress...