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Upcoming (r)evolution in school shops – what can food producers offer children in Polish schools?
After more than two years of discussions, the Food Safety and Nutrition Amendment Act concerning children’s nutrition at schools was enacted on 28 November 2014. The new law, which comes into force on 1 September 2015, aims to eliminate unhealthy food from school shops and prohibit the promotion of unhealthy foods within educational institutions.
Upcoming (r)evolution in school shops – what can food producers offer children in Polish schools?
New rules for access to clinical reports
The European Medicines Agency has adopted a policy of proactive publication of reports from clinical trials. The rule of transparency of clinical results is to be implemented starting 1 January 2015, and the first publications should coincide with entry into force of the EU’s new Clinical Trials Regulation, scheduled for 28 May 2016. What will the new rules mean in practice?
New rules for access to clinical reports
The new EU data protection framework and medical research
The EU’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation has raised issues about the impact that new privacy protections may have on how clinical trials are conducted and information about patients is used for research purposes. Sylwia Paszek of Wardyński & Partners discussed concerns about the draft regulation in an interview by Simon Fuller.
The new EU data protection framework and medical research
An educated consumer is a huge asset for any firm
An interview with Katarzyna Wójcicka, chair of the Expert Council of the Polish Council for Supplements and Nutritional Foods (KRSiO), and Joanna Krakowiak, chair of the Ethics Committee of KRSiO and legal adviser in the Life Science and Regulatory Practice of Wardyński & Partners.
An educated consumer is a huge asset for any firm
Should the registration documentation for medicines be public?
A dispute over the documentation to the medicine Esbriet shows how much controversy is stirred up by the disclosure of registration documents for medicines to third parties. How to balance the interests of innovative pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers of cheaper generics, and doctors who seek full knowledge of the safety and efficacy of the drugs they prescribe?
Should the registration documentation for medicines be public?
Myths and facts about innovations in the foods sector
The dynamic growth in market share of functional foods calls for a critical review of myths that have arisen around R&D projects in the food sector.
Myths and facts about innovations in the foods sector
No more junk food at schools in Poland?
The Polish parliament is currently discussing draft amendments to the Law on Food Safety and Nutrition which aims to eliminate unhealthy food from school shops and to prohibit all forms of promotion of unhealthy foods within educational institutions.
No more junk food at schools in Poland?
Market leader: can there be more than one?
In times of fierce market competition, it is becoming increasingly attractive to construct advertising campaigns that contain superlatives, in particular regarding market leadership.
Market leader: can there be more than one?
Prof. Jan Lubiński: We won’t go far without innovation
An interview with Prof. Jan Lubiński, geneticist and researcher into the role of microelements in prevention of cancer, founder and CEO of Read-Gene SA, and member of the Council of the National Centre for Research and Development.
Prof. Jan Lubiński: We won’t go far without innovation
When is offering a litre of juice an unfair market practice?
On 11 February 2014 the Warsaw Regional Court issued a long-awaited ruling demonstrating the current approach of the Polish courts to the sensitive issue of how to designate promotional prices for goods.
When is offering a litre of juice an unfair market practice?
Sugar-free? Not so simple
The practice of food labelling inspectors prevents consumers from making informed choices—effectively working against the policy of promoting healthy eating.
Sugar-free? Not so simple
Another attempt to tighten the food inspection system
Every now and then a scandal breaks out involving Polish food products—most recently the use of industrial salts, as well as horsemeat in beef. In such cases, the authorities announce that they will take stern action.
Another attempt to tighten the food inspection system