Tag Archives: Testing

Privacy Commissioner of Canada on Genetic Testing

Molecular medicine and medical genetics are at the forefront of new and emerging health technologies. With these new techniques and discoveries come new challenges for the law, especially on the privacy front. Earlier this year, I referenced Bills S-201 and 127 … Continue reading

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Conference: Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflict: Testing the Adequacy of International Law

On November 7, 2011, T.M.C. Asser Instituut will host a conference on "Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflict: Testing the Adequacy of International Law." The preliminary program is here. Here's the idea: The protection of the environment during armed … Continue reading

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Dangerous Drugs – Why can't testing be done BEFORE profits?

Your blood needs to clot, but it is a delicate balance. Insufficient clotting leads to excessive bleeding and too much clotting leads to obstructed blood flow, pulmonary embolism and strokes. So, it is understandable that the Food & Drug Administration … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania state court preliminarily enjoins school district from enforcing random student drug testing policy

M.K. v. Delaware Valley Sch. Dist., No. 11-434 (Pa. Ct. Comm. Pl. Jul. 21, 2011), is an interesting case. There, a Pennsylvania lower court issued a preliminary injunction barring Delaware Valley School District (DVSD) from enforcing its random drug testing… … Continue reading

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Congratulations Cargill, Testing for Salmonella and Recalling Turkey are better than Shipping and Sickening

On September 11 and the crack of dawn, Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a Springdale, Ark. establishment, recalled approximately 185,000 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a strain of Salmonella Heidelberg. The products subject to recall include: … Continue reading

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