On July 20, 2022, Health Canada published amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR), introducing new regulations for supplemented foods as a category. These new regulations continue to protect […] Read More >>
Health Canada has announced December 14, 2022, as the new date for when the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) updated food labelling regulations (which came into effect on December 14, […] Read More >>
Supplemented Foods and Caffeinated Energy Drinks (CEDs) is a growing market within Canada. Primarily products in this category are ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages, Beverages mixes/concentrates or CED. However, temporary marketing authorization […] Read More >>
FDA Issues New Guidance Documents for Nutrition and Supplements The FDA has updated the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels. The update was in response to comments received on the draft […] Read More >>
Prop 65, California’s right-to-know law that requires a clear and reasonable warning for chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm, finds that coffee does not require a cancer warning. […] Read More >>
Service(s) related to this article: Food & Beverages and Product Development & Label Compliance Health Canada has released a notice of proposal describing the regulation of prohibiting the use of […] Read More >>
Big Changes Around the Corner for All Foods in Canada Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations and Licensing Requirements The most significant change in the history of Canadian Food and Drug […] Read More >>
FDA proposes radical changes to Nutrition Facts label to aid consumers. Proposal currently under consultation, so no changes are required yet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing […] Read More >>
On May 1, 2013 the CFIA announced that they will no longer be conducting food label reviews, as part of their mandatory pre-market registration, for certain meat and processed products. […] Read More >>
March 26, 2013: dicentra conducted its first webinar of 2013. Critical American and Canadian updates including FDA’s proposed rules to amend cGMPs for food facilities under FSMA, the FDA’s Draft […] Read More >>
The deletion of “magnesium salts of fatty acids” from the Codex International Numbering System (INS) had been proposed at the 42nd Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives, 2010. […] Read More >>
4-Methylimidazole is a substance found in caramel colouring that is manufactured using ammonia or ammonia sulphate in the production process. In addition to its presence in some soft drinks, 4-methylimidazole […] Read More >>
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