On Friday, August 15, 2014, Judge Gerald McHugh of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania let stand several counterclaims that IMS Health Inc. (IMS) made against Symphony Health Solutions Corp. (Symphony) in connection with related to allegations that Symphony had poached IMS employees to steal trade secrets.
I’m heartened by the fact that so many people are finally talking about food and nutrition security.
Can eating the wrong type of fish put you at higher risk for mercury exposure? That’s the question posed in the latest special food safety report published Wednesday from Consumer Reports, the publishing arm of the nonprofit Consumers Union.
Health officials in Austin, TX, have alerted the public about possible Hepatitis A exposure at a Whataburger restaurant in central Austin after a restaurant employee at the 2800 Guadalupe St. location was diagnosed with the virus.
In 45 days, hydrocodone combination products (“HCPs”) will be Schedule II controlled substances. This means that by early October, manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacies, prescribers, and everyone in the drugs’ supply chains will have to be in compliance with the more restrictive regulatory requirements applicable to Schedule II drugs.
On July 31, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a final guidance entitled “In Vitro Companion Diagnostic Devices: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff” (the Final Guidance).
Two of our lawyers from our Chicago office attended the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Town Hall Meeting in Chicago yesterday. This is a report from that Town Hall meeting.
A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted FedEx Corporation, FedEx Express, and FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. (collectively, “FedEx”) for its role in distributing controlled substances and prescription drugs for illegal internet pharmacies.
Few places are dirtier than the checkstand conveyor belts at your local supermarket. Going round and round, year after year, conveyor belts may look clean, but they are actually a breeding ground for unwanted bacteria. Shoppers place billions of products on these contaminated belts, exposing foods — and families — to potentially harmful pathogens.
With back-to-school season right around the corner, the U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to make sure that parents keep their kids’ lunches safe.