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By Rupika Malhotra, MSc Food, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate Recently, the Food Directorate and the Natural Health Products Directorate have made announcements with regards to new categorization of certain […] Read More >>
By: Rupika Malhotra, MSc – Food, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate February 13, 2012 With the introduction of any new set of guidelines, regulations or changes impacting any sector of […] Read More >>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Health Canada Announces Proposed New Approach to Regulating Caffeinated Energy Drinks Toronto, Canada, October 11, 2011 – On October 6, Canadian Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced a […] Read More >>
Clara di Tella, BSc, Pharm QA Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Dicentra The United States Food and Drug Administration along with regulatory agencies from 80 other countries have completed the International Internet […] Read More >>
Ashleigh Hampton, MSc Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate, Dicentra There have been some challenges faced while assessing the therapeutic effects of resveratrol in humans. Phase 1 clinical trials have reported […] Read More >>
William Morkel, BSc Senior Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Dicentra From late September to mid October the NHPD will be holding information sessions in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Halifax […] Read More >>
News Release To All ABC Members and Members of the Herb and Medicinal Plant Community: It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of our […] Read More >>
Manushvi Chadha, BPharm, RA Cert Regulatory Associate, Dicentra The FDA recognizes that the production of FDA-regulated products has gone international, with more globalization on the way. Not only wholly manufactured […] Read More >>
Increased Life Expectancy With Vitamin D? Christopher P.F. Marinangeli, PhD, RD Scientific Regulatory Associate, Dicentra Inc. Everyone is talking about vitamin D – in the nutrition world anyway. Nutritional scientists, […] Read More >>
Prepared by: Christopher P.F. Marinangeli PhD, RD Oil of oregano, derived from species of Origanum spp., is a popular natural health product that is acclaimed for its ability to reduce […] Read More >>
Drugs in Supplements? New Site Keeps Industry Informed on Tainted Products Sold as Supplements Lydia Hunziker, BComm Manager of Communications and Client Services, Dicentra When consumers purchase a natural health […] Read More >>
Health Canada Natural Health Products Directorate – NHPD http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/index-eng.php NHPD Releases its Status of Applications Quarterly Report: Quarter 1 NHYPD has received 62201 PLA from Jan 1, 2004 to June […] Read More >>
Novel Food Approval: EU Approves Rooster Comb Extract (RCE) Rupika Malhotra, MSc Regulatory Associate, Dicentra In recent years, several novel and arguably eccentric food ingredients have made their way into […] Read More >>
Health Canada Looking to Regulate Vitamin-Enhanced Products Arwen Brooks Research and Regulatory Assistant, Dicentra Inc. Despite Health Canada’s widespread regulation of the Natural Health Product industry, there are products being […] Read More >>
Health Canada Update: Non-Medicinal Ingredient Labeling for Nonprescription Drug Products Clara di Tella, BSc, Pharm QA Regulatory Affairs Specialist Health Canada has released a notice to inform drug manufacturers/sponsors of […] Read More >>
By Candice Cryne, MSc. July 15, 2011 As medical science and technology advances, so does the average life expectancy. However, this increase in life expectancy comes with a greater risk […] Read More >>
  Dicentra has recently made a $100.00 contribution to the Direct Selling Education Foundation of Canada (DSEF). The DSEF supports research and education programs that are expanding knowledge and understanding […] Read More >>
By:Ashleigh Hampton, MSc June 30, 2011 In August of 2010, Health Canada issued a notice to natural health product license applicants to provide clarification on the requirements for traditional claim […] Read More >>
http://www.nutraingredients.com/ June 16, 2011 EU ‘agreement’ may outlaw cholesterol labelling Optional cholesterol labelling of food products may soon be banned in the European Union if a draft regulation on food […] Read More >>
http://www.crnusa.org June 2, 2011 CRN Submits Comments Concerning Regulatory Cooperation Between the U.S. and the E.U. That Would Help Eliminate or Reduce Unnecessary Divergences in Regulation and in Standards Used […] Read More >>