We have received notice that the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) will initiate a new policy with respect to post-licence audit failures. The NNHPD implemented a new […] Read More >>
SPECIAL ALERT November 10, 2015 As part of its ongoing post-licencing audit program, Health Canada has raised concerns with products that contain both caffeine and any ingredients that could possibly […] Read More >>
The Food Directorate of Health Canada has released a report “Summary of Health Canada’s Assessment of Health Claim about Vegetables and Fruit and Heart Disease”.  The report discusses the consumption […] Read More >>
Companies marketing dietary supplements aim to make claims for their products in order to help successfully market their products/product lines. As such, claims being made for dietary supplements are a […] 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 >>
Toronto, On (PRWEB) August 13, 2015 dicentra, located in Toronto Canada, has now joined the elite group of organizations who are licenced under SQFI to perform certification audits for food […] Read More >>
  Health Canada issues revised guidance and updated Homeopathic monograph for homeopathic medicines for cough, cold, flu for children under 12. Homeopathic Monograph Revisions: Homeopathic Immunity Misconceptions In late 2014, […] Read More >>
  Health Canada requires that industry conduct due diligence on their consumer products through safety assessments and labelling to ensure that do not pose harm to consumers. Under Canada Consumer […] Read More >>
  June 2015 – FDA announces Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs) are no longer GRAS. Industry has until June 28, 2018 to remove from products In November 2013, FDA posted a […] Read More >>
  Health Canada lists proposed changes to Nutrition Facts Table in Canada Gazette I, if approved industry will have 5 years for compliance. The Government of Canada is helping to […] Read More >>
Health Canada’s Natural and Non-prescription Health Product Directorate (NNHPD) has confirmed the clinical efficacy of Gelita’s Verisol collagen peptide for improving skin physiology. Please click the link to read more: Verisol […] Read More >>
  USDA’s Process Verified Program verifies facility process of manufacture can ensure products do not contain GMO ingredients. This ground-breaking distinction was achieved by SunOpta’s food manufacturing facility in Hope, […] Read More >>
  FDA releases draft guidance for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program to provide better market access for compliant Importers. Are you aware that on June 6, FDA began asking for comments […] Read More >>
The Canada-Poland Chamber of Commerce of Toronto recognized economic achievements in the Polish-Canadian community at its first annual Excellence Awards Gala on May 23rd. They handed out Awards of Excellence […] Read More >>
  Requirements for a country of origin to be indicated on meat labels for products imported into the US is currently under repeal, as the WTO approves tariffs on US […] Read More >>
Many in the food processing and retail industries are concerned that their existing Food Safety SQF Certification Plans will not be sufficient to meet the new FDA Food Safety Modernization […] Read More >>
On April 17, 2015, CFIA released the next draft of the text of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. This is an extensive document with 165 pages (567 sections) as […] Read More >>
Health Canada’s New Advance Notice of Importation Process Pilot Offers More Convenience and Flexibility to Importers of Drugs, NHPs, and Cosmetics. As regulatory consultants for the U.S. and Canada, dicentra […] Read More >>
  April 29, 2015 Hello valued customer and industry friend, dicentra will be exhibiting at Vitafoods Geneva from May 5-7 at Booth P64. Peter Wojewnik, VP of Business Development, and […] Read More >>
Despite the unrest in Baltimore, dicentra will be at the Food Safety Summit for the next two days to have important meetings with customers, associations and food safety certifying bodies. Read More >>