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- The Week in Weed: December 8, 2023
Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we have an update on Ohio, where legislators are re-writing the cannabis initiative language. We check in on Alabama, to see how medical marijuana licensing is going. Then, we travel overseas to Germany, where...
- German controls highlight poultry meat, olive, and allergen issues
Germany has revealed results from several control programs looking at poultry meat, olives, raw milk cheese, and squid. As part of 2022 zoonoses monitoring, Campylobacter and Salmonella were detected more often in fattening ducks than in broiler chickens. It was the first time ducks had been included in testing, according to the Federal Office of...
- German Data Protection Authorities Publish Paper on Cloud-Based Digital Health Applications
Digital health apps are increasingly used in practice. They raise various questions under regulatory and data protection and data security laws. On November 6, 2023, the German Conference of the Independent Data Protection Supervisory Authorities (Datenschutzkonferenz, DSK), a national body which brings together Germany’s federal and regional data protection authorities, issued a paper about the...
- Police arrest suspect in drug-laced champagne case
A man has been arrested as part of an investigation into champagne contaminated with ecstasy that was linked to one death in 2022. Eight people, aged 33 to 52, fell sick in mid-February 2022 in Weiden, Germany, and one died. There were also four illnesses in the Netherlands. At the time, food agencies across Europe issued...
- German Government pursues new Pharma Strategy with significant Reform Ideas
The German government is discussing a new Pharma Strategy with a number of reforms to improve the conditions for the pharmaceutical industry in Germany. Recently, the “Strategy Paper 4.0 – Improving the General Conditions for the Pharmaceutical Sector in Germany” (original title: Strategiepapier 4.0: Verbesserung der Rahmenbedingungen für den Pharmabereich in Deutschland – Handlungskonzepte für...
- Guest Post: Eye on Litigation Risk Insurance
In the following guest post, Burkhard Fassbach and Frank Hülsberg take a look at alternative litigation risk insurance products. These products allow insurance buyers to manage risks arising from known litigation. Frank is a Chartered Accountant and Tax Advisor in Dusseldorf, Partner and Member of the Executive Board at ADKL AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft in Germany and...
- Wolters Kluwer Releases 2023 Future Ready Lawyer Report
The 2023 Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Future Ready Lawyer Survey Report includes insights from 700 legal professionals across the U.S. and nine European countries – namely Germany, the Netherlands, UK, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, and Hungary. The survey shows noteworthy differences between the countries surveyed. The report documents the broad awareness of Generative...
- PFAS Restriction Proposal
To curb an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway jointly proposed a restriction proposal to ban over 10,000 Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) commonly designated as “forever chemicals” under Article 68 of the REACH regulation. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) initiated a public consultation to allow...
- Germany records rise in outbreaks in 2022
Germany has reported an increase in outbreaks and people sick in them. In 2022, the Robert Koch-Institut (RKI) and Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) received slightly more reports of foodborne outbreaks than in the previous year, according to a recent report. A total of 211 outbreaks were recorded. At least 1,488...
- McGeorge Abroad: EducationUSA in Germany
In this video, hear from student Jakob Regenfelder as he discusses EducationUSA’s LLM Fairs. Clémence Kucera, Assistant Dean of Graduate, Online, and International Programs at McGeorge School of Law, will be traveling to Frankfurt, Germany on November 4, 2023 and Cologne, Germany on November 6, 2023 to recruit prospective students at EducationUSA. Register for upcoming...
- Geckos use nanotechnology?
A gecko’s amazing ability to cling to walls and ceilings is an ability that scientists have studied for decades. Recent research suggests that the gecko’s abilities owe to 200 nm adhesive hairs on the gecko’s feet. While the traditional definition of nanotechnology requires that the material be...
- German Social Networks Signed Code of Conduct
On March 11, 2009, the operators of Germany’s leading social networks, which include “schuelerVZ,” “studiVZ,” “lokalisten” and “wer-kennt-wen,” signed a 17-page Code of Conduct by the Association for Voluntary Self-Regulation of Multimedia Service Providers (the “Code”) in order to protect...
- Best in Law Blogs : LexBlog Network : August 31, 2010
While some have wondered if it’s necessary, the US government has stayed out of privacy matters surrounding Facebook and other social networks. The same can’t be said for Germany, which may restrict employers from using Facebook in recruiting. Peter Vogel comments on the story today. Total posts on ...
- E. coli O104, stx2 positive and eae negative (an E. coli other than O157), strikes Germany
I have learned that the E. coli outbreak in Germany, that has killed at least three and sickened some 400, dozens with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, has been caused at least in part by an E. coli other than O157, specifically E. coli O104, stx2 positive and eae negative. I wonder if this German...
- Germany E. coli Outbreak One of Largest on Record
While health authorities in Germany and neighboring countries deal with an outbreak of toxic E.coli, epidemiologists and doctors around the world are monitoring developments in Europe with especially keen interest. Much remains unknown about the outbreak, but this much is clear: It is a very, very...
- Germany Outbreak Puts Spotlight on Raw Produce
As uncertainty continues over the source of Germany’s E. coli outbreak, which as of Thursday had sickened 1,600 people and killed 18, one clear question emerges: If the food source turns out to be cucumbers, tomatoes or lettuce, so far the prime suspects, was it handled according to accepted food...
- FDA: No Recent German Sprouts to U.S.
As the mysterious E. coli outbreak continues to unfold in Germany, U.S. public health officials are boosting surveillance of produce from Germany and Spain. Fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce remain suspects for the cause of the outbreak, but over the weekend authorities in Germany added local...
- Are Sprouts Safe?
With the confusing back-and-forth claims and retractions about bean sprouts being the possible culprit in the tragic E. coli outbreak in Germany, it’s not surprising that some people are wondering if they should be eating sprouts at all. For sprout growers, the ironic timing of having sprouts land...
- E. coli O104:H4 – 38 Dead, 824 with HUS, 3351 Ill – Massachusetts, Michigan, and Wisconsin with 5
According to the European Food Safety authority, 821 HUS cases, including 24 deaths, and 2,530 non-HUS cases, including 13 deaths, have been reported. Germany reports two new HUS cases and 17 new non-HUS STEC cases. Germany also reports a new HUS death. In Luxembourg, one STEC case developed HUS....
- Death of Arizona Man Possibly Tied To German Sprouts E. coli Outbreak
The death of an Arizona man who traveled to Germany recently may be linked to the huge E. coli O104:H4 sprouts outbreak, according to CDC officials investigating his death. As reported by JoNel Aleccia at MSNBC.com: The man, who was older than 65, died in mid-June, according to Arizona health...