The definition of blood pressure and its associated guidelines have recently been updated in the United States. Previously, high blood pressure was defined by the threshold blood pressure […] Read More >>
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DR. MOHAMMAD KHALID, PH.D., B.SC.(HONS) Dr. Khalid is the leading GMP expert at dicentra. He helps dicentra’s clients reach compliance with the FDA GMP Rule for Dietary Supplements (21 CFR […] 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 >>
August 28, 2012 A Quick Note…. There have been a number of significant developments on the regulatory front for dietary supplements in the United States lately. For example, dietary supplement […] Read More >>
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By: Rupika Malhotra, MSc Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate, dicentra Inc. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association demonstrates findings which indicate that along with […] Read More >>
Schedule F Revisions Published The long-awaited Schedule F revisions have been published in Canada Gazette II. Amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations have been made to 10 naturally sourced […] Read More >>
John Holtmann was born on May 24th, 1950, the youngest of Heinrich and Johanna Holtmann’s eight children. He grew up on a dairy farm in Rosser, Manitoba, and would want […] Read More >>
By: Ashleigh Hampton, MSc December 5, 2011 Previous reports of resveratrol have suggested that resveratrol undergoes extensive metabolism, thus resulting in a low bioavailability of the parent compound (As reviewed […] Read More >>
GMP Training Makes Good Business Sense If, based on my years of experience, I had to list the primary root causes for non-conformances in GMP regulated facilities, lack of proper […] Read More >>
Clara di Tella, BSc, Pharm. QA Regulatory Affairs Specialist, dicentra Inc. On November 24, 2011 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations […] 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>