The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a new guidance document to help expand the availability of surgical apparel, including gowns, hoods, and surgical & patient examination gloves, in […] Read More >>
Health Canada has recently released an Interim Order (IO) for the importation and sale of Class-IV medical devices used to diagnose, treat, or prevent COVID-19. **note: An interim order is […] Read More >>
Recent news about an employee testing positive for COVID-19 has prompted the Canadian Federal Inspection Agency (CFIA) to release update guidance about preventing and responding to COVID-19 in meat slaughter […] Read More >>
Health Canada has recently announced a number of actions they’re taking in the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. These actions involve temporary exemptions for the importation of disinfectants/hand sanitizers and […] Read More >>
The COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated an unprecedented public health situation in the United States of America, disrupting supply chains and creating shortages of products aimed at preventing infection. As a […] Read More >>
The team at dicentra has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and has been active in taking the necessary steps to help protect the health and safety of both our […] Read More >>
With the recent announcement that Coronovirus has gone pandemic, consumers are flooding supermarkets, and preparing for indeterminate periods of self-isolation. All the while the marketplace is reeling, seeing demand for […] Read More >>
Companies following the media coverage surrounding Coronavirus may be interested to know that their Broad Spectrum viricides could be eligible to be used as an Expected Claim related to Emerging […] Read More >>
Based on what is currently known about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and similar coronaviruses that cause SARS (Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), the most common […] Read More >>
Be aware that Health Canada is actively testing “Performance Supplements” on the market. Implementation of a quality program in accordance with GMP is the only way to ensure product integrity and avoid enforcement actions. Read More >>
As the regulatory landscape continues to evolve for the nascent CBD-hemp industry in the USA, many have questioned whether cannabidiol (CBD) the non-psychoactive component naturally occurring in hemp is generally […] Read More >>
Novel foods are defined as “foods that have not been historically consumed or have been produced using new processes” and are becoming more common in the food industry. Advances in […] Read More >>
What Investors Look for in Regulatory Due Diligence, and How a Bit of Regulatory Prevention Can Save Time and Money When you buy a used car, it’s a good idea […] Read More >>
Here Are Some Things to Consider Ahead of an SQF Certification First off, congratulations on your decision to take on the challenge of becoming an SQF Certified site. As a […] Read More >>
TORONTO, November 14, 2019 – dicentra, a leading consulting firm and clinical research organization (CRO) serving the natural health products (NHPs), food and dietary supplement industries, has announced that Dr. […] Read More >>
Natural Health Products (NHPs) are widely purchased and used by many Canadians. Consumers have the expectation that natural health products are fit for their purpose and there is a reasonable […] Read More >>
dicentra, the leading contract research organization (CRO) and global consulting firm for life sciences and food industries, is pleased to announce the successful GRAS status achievement for Comet Bio.   […] Read More >>
dicentra Global Certifications (dicentra GC), an ISO 17065 accredited certification body, will be speaking on the panel discussion “Cannabis Edibles: Understanding the Risks and Regulations” at 2019 SQF Conference.   […] Read More >>
Between February and April of 2017, Health Canada inspectors visited 23 domestic Canadian Site Licence holders in order to assess their compliance with the Natural Health Product Good Manufacturing Practices. […] Read More >>
dicentra Global Certifications (dicentra GC), an ISO 17065 accredited certification body based in Toronto, Ontario, has announced a new partnership with World Quality Services (WQS) Group, a key player in […] Read More >>