Food safety has become an important concern for government, with Canada’s Public Health Agency (PHAC) approximating 4 million cases of food borne illnesses annually. Although food safety is a shared […] Read More >>
An article taken from the FDA website concerning sugar substitutes – found in some human foods and dental products that can be poisonous to your dog. Original Article Found On: […] Read More >>
Original Article Found On: I. Introduction This guidance is intended to provide industry with a convenient place to find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about medical foods. The […] Read More >>
In November 2013, Health Canada’s Food Directorate received an application for a therapeutic claim about eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and triglyceride lowering. The information below is a summary […] Read More >>
An Important Update as of April 13, 2016: You may have received a notice from the Food Directorate of Health Canada advising you of 3 options for collecting research data […] Read More >>
During the 1990s there were a series of high profile global food safety crises. From a regulatory point there was a lack of direction, a lack of oversight and a […] Read More >>
Dr. Raj Akilen, PhD, Scientific Regulatory Specialist, has joined dicentra – a safety, quality and regulatory consulting firm operating in Toronto, Ontario. Raj joins dicentra with 10 years of clinical […] Read More >>
In 2002, FDA first issued regulations on providing the process – The Time and Extent Application (TEA), to create a new Over the Counter (OTC) drug monograph, or amend an […] Read More >>
Roselynn Okobia joins dicentra – As part of its ongoing effort in being recognized as the North American leader in food safety consultancy and GFSI certification and in providing guidance […] Read More >>
December 1, 2015, the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) released their latest Site Licensing Guidance Document (Version 3). The most significant change to the guide involves the introduction […] Read More >>
What is HACCP? (A Step-by-Step-Guide) by dicentra We know HACCP has to do with food safety. But what is HACCP (pronounced ‘ha-ssup’) really? What does it mean and what does […] Read More >>
Toronto, ON – dicentra, regarded in the food industry as an expert consulting group on food safety and compliance, is pleased to announce a partnership with Bioenterprise Corporation, the leading […] Read More >>
Meet dicentra in 2016
February 10, 2016 By
dicentra will be participating in various trade show exhibitions and conferences throughout this year. Get the chance to meet us at our booth at the following upcoming 2016 shows: GFTC […] Read More >>
Sign Up for GMP Online Training Now!   Companies that manufacture, package, label, or import dietary supplements or health products for sale in Canada and the U.S. must ensure that their […] Read More >>
Health Canada’s Non-Prescription Drug Monograph Attestation Pilot has just ended, low success rate will result in revisions to the process. Health Canada initiated a Non-prescription drug monograph attestation pilot in […] Read More >>
If you know what Temporary Market Authorization (TMA) means and your company sells Caffeinated Energy Drinks in Canada, get ready to be puzzled. Maybe grab an energy drink to fuel […] Read More >>
STAY ALERT AND AWARE OF PENDING CHANGES THAT MAY IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS How does the Food Safety Modernization Act affect your business? What do the latest guidance documents say? What are […] Read More >>
December 8, 2015 Health Canada releases Policy and Monograph on Medicated Vapour products. Health Canada’s Medicated Vapour Products Classification Decision In December, Health Canada published a notice to the industry […] Read More >>
Wintry Wishes. Here’s to a season filled with warmth, comfort and good cheer In recognition of your generous support, dicentra has made a donation to the Polish Orphans Charity 100% of […] Read More >>
  Testing of herbal dietary supplements using DNA barcoding is a hot topic in 2015. As testing methods have been under scrutiny in 2015 it is wise for a company […] Read More >>