food law

  • From farm gate to dinner plate

    From farm gate to dinner plate

    Apr 1, 2019

    Ron Doering remembers the first time he heard the words food and law together. It was 1996 and more than a year since he’d stepped into the role of assistant deputy minister at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, tasked with reviewing how Canada carried out food inspection and food-related activities.

  • New ways to learn

    Apr 1, 2019

    Reading case law is such a big part of legal education but many lawyers advise on issues that have never been litigated. Our cover story on food law is such an example.

  • Leaving a trace

    Leaving a trace

    Feb 4, 2019

    Recent high-profile cases of E. coli discovered in romaine lettuce, red and green leaf lettuce and cauliflower — resulting in illness and even fatalities in several Canadian provinces and U.S. states — underscore the necessity and timeliness of the updated Safe Food for Canadians Regulations that came into effect Jan. 15.

  • Class actions for exaggerated health claims on the rise: report

    Aug 7, 2014