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2019-10-07

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  • Requiem for a Cookie: The Beginning of the End for Current AdTech Models

    Last week while Americans were preoccupied with carving turkey and baking pies, the privacy world was aflutter with a string of developments in Europe that may drastically affect the future of worldwide website usage and global advertising technology as we currently know it. In short, “tracking” users may quickly become a customary relic of the...

  • E. coli in lamb and flour prompts warning in Germany

    Findings of E. coli in lamb and flour has triggered a warning from German authorities. Basic rules of kitchen hygiene, such as using different cutting boards for raw meat and vegetables, should be followed. Proper cooking is one of the best ways to avoid food poisoning from E. coli. As part of zoonosis monitoring in...

  • New German Government plans significant changes with Impact on the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Food Sectorkoy

    Following the federal election in September 2021, Germany will soon be led by a new three-party coalition, the so-called “traffic light coalition”, composed of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Liberal Democrats (FDP) and the Green Party (Die Grünen). This new federal government led by the new chancellor Olaf Scholz from the Social Democrats will...

  • New German Government plans significant changes with Impact on the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Food Sector

    Following the federal election in September 2021, Germany will soon be led by a new three-party coalition, the so-called “traffic light coalition”, composed of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Liberal Democrats (FDP) and the Green Party (Die Grünen). This new federal government led by the new chancellor Olaf Scholz from the Social Democrats will...

  • Stricter COVID-19 rules at German workplaces

    In Germany the “Epidemic Situation of National Significance” ends on November 25, 2021.  As a result, the German legislature has amended several COVID-19 related laws, such as the German Infection Protection Act (Infektionsschutzgesetz – IfSG), in order to continue certain protective measures. The amended regulations (BT-Drs. 20/15 and BT-Drs. 20/78) aim to provide for a...

  • Survey finds most Germans think food is safe

    The majority of people think food is safe in Germany and that safety is getting better, according to a survey. More than half of survey respondents rated food as safe or very safe. This is more than for other product categories such as children’s toys, body care products or clothing. More than 40 percent said...

  • Der Hogan Lovells Datenschutz Blog zieht um

    Wir werden künftig alle unsere weltweiten Inhalte auf unserer zentralen Wissensplattform Engage veröffentlichen. Am 15. November 2021 geht dort unsere „Germany“-Seite live. Wir freuen uns, wenn Sie uns künftig dort besuchen.

  • Public Citizen Tests Piercing Online Anonymity

    Anti-vaxxer RFK Jr.’s feelings were hurt when it was asserted that the audience at a rally in Germany at which he spoke, run by a group called Querdenken, weren’t just “very fine people,” but neo-Nazis. It was fairly widely reported, including the usual suspects like the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. The rally...

  • Warning after counterfeit Nestlé coffee found in Germany

    A counterfeit version of Nestlé branded coffee has been found on sale in Germany and may contain foreign objects. Nestlé Deutschland reported the product was packaged in a glass jar that looked like an old version of Nescafé Gold. There are also concerns it may contain broken glass and plastic. The food firm said it...

  • COVID a factor as foodborne illness declines in Germany

    The number of foodborne infections in Germany declined in 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic likely affecting the figures, according to a report. The Infectious Disease Epidemiology Annual Report provides a summary and assessment of notifications of diseases reported to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). Another report has already shown the drop in reported foodborne outbreaks...

Featured documents

  • Salmonella cases fall in Germany, risk agency reports

    The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment says statistics reveal that, for the first time, incidents of the disease caused by the foodborne pathogen fell below that of those cause by Campylobacter germs last year....

  • Third Circuit interprets Act 312

     In Germany v. ConocoPhillips Co., 2007-1145 (La. App. 3 Cir. 3/5/08), — So. 2d –,  the Third Circuit upheld the trial court’s ruling that under Act 312 a single trial of all issues should be held prior to referring a case to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (“LDNR”) for the...

  • Germany’s BfR Recommends Manufacturers Not Use Nanoscale Silver Ions in Consumer Products

    On June 10, 2010, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) issued a press release entitled “Nanosilver has no place in food, textiles or cosmetics,” which states “BfR currently advises against using nanoscale silver ions in consumer products.” According to BfR, manufacturers of consumer...

  • Employment Laws Around the Globe Webinar Series

    Join Squire, Sanders on Wednesday, May 18 at 10-11 a.m. EDT (4-5 p.m. CET) for a webinar, “Starting a Business in Germany: Facts Employers Need to Know.”  Martin Falke from our Berlin office and Alexander Lorenz from our Frankfurt office will discuss employment laws in Germany as part of a series...

  • Spanish Cucumbers Linked to 600 E. coli Illnesses and 5 Deaths in Germany

    According to Reuters and German News (in English), cucumbers from Spain have been identified as a source of the deadly E. coli outbreak gripping Germany, health officials announced an hour ago. Three of four contaminated cucumbers analyzed by the Hamburg Institute for Hygiene and the Environment...

  • Europe's E. coli Outbreak Continues to Grow

    HAMBURG, Germany — Officials at the University Hospital in Gronigen, Netherlands got a call Tuesday from the Bremen hospital — just over the border in Germany — asking if they’d be willing to take on extra patients in the event Bremen cannot accommodate its growing number of hemolytic uremic...

  • Sprouts and Bacteria: It's the Growing Conditions

    Who would’ve guessed sprouts?  Who would have predicted that Germany’s E. coli outbreak, already one of the worst food poisoning epidemics in recent times, might be connected to a food that is virtually a cliché for health foods and vegetarians? Actually, that might have been the guess of anybody...

  • E. coli Outbreak Damaging Lives, Economy in EU

    In what is becoming a haunting refrain of statistics connected to the E. coli outbreak in Germany, here are Tuesday’s updated figures: 24 dead (up 2 from the day before), more than 2,400 sick and 642 case patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a deadly complication of E. coli poisoning....

  • Sprout Seeds likely source of 3330 Illnesses and 36 Deaths in E. coli Outbreak

    As of today, new numbers in E. coli O104:H4 outbreak – Robert Koch Institute and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control – E. coli in Germany – 3228 Ill, 781 with HUS and 35 Dead. 102 Ill, 39 HUS in 14 other countries (including U.S.) and 1 death in Sweden.  These numbers have......

  • Germany: Recent Developments in Major Bribe Cases

    Second former Siemens board member charged According to reports in several newspapers, Munich prosecutors indicted a former Siemens Manager in connection with the Siemens bribery scandal. Multiple sources allege the affected person to be former Siemens board member Uriel Sharef. He would be the...

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