New Webinar Series from dicentra – Overcoming Regulatory Hurdles with Foods & Health Products

June 12, 2014 By


Overcoming Regulatory Hurdles with Foods & Health Products:

Bringing New Products, Ingredients and Technologies to the Canadian Market

How do we differentiate ourselves in a marketplace saturated with me-too products? One approach is to launch something new and exciting. However, this comes with painful challenges at the regulatory front. It can be very frustrating trying to introduce a novel ingredient or product into the marketplace when Health Canada seems to prefer companies to stick with the tried and true.

Training Options

Attend Live Online Training Only

June 18, Wednesday 1:00PM ET

$299 CAD One dial-in

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Access Recorded Version

Unlimited access for 3 months

$349 CAD

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This webinar focuses on the current Canadian regulatory environment for foods and natural health products (NHPs), outlining the challenges and solutions in bringing to market novel ingredients, products and technologies.

Areas Covered in the Webinar

  • Health Canada’s regulation of foods and NHPs
  • How unique or new ingredients are managed by Health Canada in the food and NHP areas
  • Limitations in health claims applicable to foods and NHPs
  • Risks and opportunities involved in introducing novel items to the market
  • Strategies that can be used to address requirements for novel products and ingredients
  • Difference between novel food submissions, food health claim submissions, master files
  • Strengths and weaknesses of different levels of clinical trials and expert opinion reports
  • Challenges and solutions to introducing enhancements to established products (technologies)
  • Requirements for differentiating your product and using comparison claims
  • Clinical trial process and what costs can be expected
  • Mutual Recognition Agreements between Health Canada and other regulatory bodies
  • How to leverage regulatory rulings from other jurisdictions
  • How an approval in Canada applies to other jurisdictions and global expansion

Who Will Benefit

  • Executives, senior staff and corporate strategists
  • Regulatory and quality affair professionals
  • Consultants and research analysts
  • Companies wishing to do business in Canada
  • Importers and exporters
  • Investment analysts and venture capitalists