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  • Oysters recalled in Canada over Salmonella concerns

    Oyster Kings Inc. is recalling certain oysters from the marketplace because of possible Salmonella contamination. This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results. The recalled products have been sold in Ontario and Quebec, Canada, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. These products may have been sold clerk-served...

  • Salad products recalled across Canada over contamination from plastic pieces

    Vegpro International Inc. is recalling various brands of salad products because of pieces of plastic in the product. According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled products were distributed in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Brand Product Size UPC Codes Compliments Baby Arugula 142 g...

  • Subs recalled in British Columbia because of Listeria concerns

    CLS Catering Services Ltd. is recalling Fresh and Local brand turkey and bacon sub sandwiches from the marketplace because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Canada, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Recalled Products: Brand Product Size UPC Codes Fresh and Local Turkey, Bacon Sub 205...

  • Bill C-27: Proposed legislation to regulate artificial intelligence and strengthen privacy law in Canada

    By Dan Daniele Bill C-27, the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022 seeks to bring “safety and trust” to the forefront of Canada’s evolving digital sphere, according to  the Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Francois-Philippe Champagne, who introduced this bill on June 16, 2022. Bill C-27 promises to update and strengthen Canadian privacy law, govern...

  • Enoki mushrooms recalled in Canada after testing finds Listeria

    Kam Ding Investment Ltd. is recalling K-Fresh Fresh Produce Enoki Mushrooms because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Canada, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. Recalled Products: Brand Product Size...

  • The Bill C-11 Hearings Are Back, Part Four: The Risks of a Trade Challenge and Tariff Retaliation

    The first three posts in this series on Bill C-11 have focused on the risks of regulating user content, the risks to Canadian creators, and the risks of increased consumer costs and less competition. Today’s post identifies another risk with the bill: the prospect of a trade challenge under the CUSMA that could lead to...

  • Medical: Additional OT assessment.

    Moss v Coghill [2022] NSWSC 1224 (on AUSTLII). This interlocutory application by a defendant sought orders that the plaintiff submit to a medical examination by a second occupational therapist so as to update the occupational therapy evidence, as after examination by the first occupational therapist the plaintiff had relocated to Canada. The Court made such...

  • State Securities Regulators Oppose Federal Digital Asset Bill

    In recent months, members of Congress have introduced a wide variety of bills seeking to create a new federal regulatory regime for digital assets. NASAA, which is an umbrella organization for state and provincial securities regulators in the US, Canada and Mexico, recently submitted a letter to Congress critical of one such bill that lays out a series of arguments more broadly against federal action.

  • Misleading on Bill C-11: Why Did the CRTC Sit on the Radio-Canada Decision For Nearly Eight Months?

    Days after Bill C-11 passed in the House of Commons, the CRTC released its decision involving Radio-Canada and the use of the N-word in a broadcast. The decision sparked an outcry in Quebec and raised concerns that the Commission did not feel constrained by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in its decision. Indeed, given...

  • Litigation Recall Report: Nationwide Lawsuit Follows 4moms Recall of MamaRoo Baby Swing and RockaRoo Baby Rockers

    New parents have their hands full. Baby bouncy seats and swings offer busy caregivers a way to put an infant down but still allow him or her to see and interact with the surrounding environment. But recent recalls have led parents to think twice before going hands free. On August 15, 2022, 4moms and the...

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  • Trade Shows

    A few years ago, I interviewed a lawyer in Canada for our Law Practice Management Review: The Audio Magazine for Busy Attorneys. His experience suggests that with the appropriate goal and market target, you can succeed. It is not however without its challenges. As my wife is fond of telling me,...

  • Combined Testing Methods May Rapidly Detect Hepatitis A in Strawberry and Green Onion Rinses

    Public release date: 15-Sep-2005 Contact: Carrie Patterson cpattersonasmusa.org 202-942-9389 American Society for Microbiology Two testing methods combined may be able to rapidly identify hepatitis A contamination in strawberries and green onions say researchers from Canada. Their findings appear...

  • WHOIS Changes on the Horizon?

    Several attorneys from Sheppard Mullin attended the International Trademark Association Annual Meeting from May 7 through May 10, 2006 in Toronto, Canada. This year’s meeting focused on cross-border protection, licensing, and registration of trademarks and service marks, with particular attention...

  • O Canada! Class Action Fairness Act Removal and Relation Back

    Schillinger v. 360Networks USA, Inc., No. 06-138-GPM, 2006 WL 1388876 (S.D. Ill. May 18, 2006).  In a case that will surely cause a firestorm of controversy about the security of our border with Canada, relation back (and not national security) was the topic du jour in this Southern District of...

  • Last two days to save on Skype

    The Internet telephone service Skype is offering a great deal — but it ends tomorrow. The deal is a full year of unlimited calling to any phone in the U.S. and Canada for $14.95. After Jan. 31, the price goes up to $29.95. Plus it includes an hour of free international calling and coupons for......

  • Section 273 Case Stayed in Favor of First-Filed Canadian Suit In Light of Petitioner’s Possible Ulterior Motive in Seeking Dissolution

    In Xpress Management , Inc. v. Hot Wings International, Inc., (Del. Ch., May 30, 2007), read opinion here, the Chancery Court addressed a claim for dissolution of a joint venture pursuant to DGCL Section 273 in light of a prior-filed case in Canada involving similar issues with the same parties....

  • Lettuce from Salinas part of Dole product recalled for E. coli contamination

    Dole Fresh Vegetables president Eric Schwartz has confirmed that the romaine and green leaf lettuce in its Hearts Delight salad mix was produced locally in the Salinas Valley and mixed with butter lettuce from Ohio and romaine from growers in Colorado. The lettuces were processed at Dole’s plant in ...

  • Steve Matthews on the state of Canada’s legal blogosphere [LexBlog Q & A]

    This isn’t our first time featuring Stem Legal’s Steve Matthews as a guest for the LexBlog Q & A; back in February, he stopped by and chatted with us about search engine optimization and how it works (or doesn’t). Today, the Vancouver-based SEO specialist is back, talking about Canadian law blogs....

  • Connors Looks At Whether Or Not To Keep Castleberry’s

    The Connors Brothers Income Fund, based in Canada, was not ready to say last week if it would keep its Augusta, GA canning factory for Castleberry’s brands. Botulism poisoning in its chili cause forced the plant to shut down a year ago. Since its been back up and running, Connors said its was “stabl...

  • Harvey’s Restaurant in North Bay Linked To E. Coli Outbreak

    Canada has seen more of its fair share of food-borne illness in recent months, especially with the Maple Leaf listeria outbreak that has killed 20.   Now its got a full-blown E. coli outbreak on its hands as well. Ontario’s North Bay Parry Sound Health District today is reporting its: …caseload of...

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