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 >>
Regardless of whether you are developing a new food or dietary supplement/natural health product (NHP) that you intend to sell in either the United States, or Canada, you must follow […] Read More >>
According to a keynote speech during New Hope Network’s Spark Brand Success event in March of 2021, organic food and beverage sales in the United States rose 13% to $186 […] Read More >>
Labelling of packaged food in Canada has undergone some regulatory changes in the last few years, and there are some proposals for label revisions that have been active for some […] 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 >>
Proposition 65, and what you need to know for your products Proposition 65, Prop 65 for short, is the Californian law requiring companies to warn consumers if they may be […] 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 >>
July 24, 2015 – FDA provides supplemental proposal for changes to the Nutrition Facts panel to require % DV for sugars. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing additional […] 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 >>
CFIAs food labelling modernization process has been proposed to align with Safe Food for Canadians Act and reduce red tape for industry. CFIA has proposed to introduce a new food […] 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 >>
Reprinted from Newhope 360 On Jan. 2, a new set of rules from Health Canada came into effect to limit allowable caffeine in food products. Single-serving beverages may now contain […] Read More >>
Topics covered: Canada: Consultations & Regulatory Initiatives Food Safety & Initiatives United States: Proposition 37 – Genetically Engineered Foods, Labeling, Initiative Statute Energy Drink Controversey Status of Draft NDI Guidance [&helli 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 >>