Novel Food Approval: EU Approves Rooster Comb Extract (RCE) Rupika Malhotra, MSc Regulatory Associate, Dicentra In recent years, several novel and arguably eccentric food ingredients have made their way into […] Read More >>
Health Canada Looking to Regulate Vitamin-Enhanced Products Arwen Brooks Research and Regulatory Assistant, Dicentra Inc. Despite Health Canada’s widespread regulation of the Natural Health Product industry, there are products being […] Read More >>
Health Canada Update: Non-Medicinal Ingredient Labeling for Nonprescription Drug Products Clara di Tella, BSc, Pharm QA Regulatory Affairs Specialist Health Canada has released a notice to inform drug manufacturers/sponsors of […] 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 >>
  Dicentra has recently made a $100.00 contribution to the Direct Selling Education Foundation of Canada (DSEF). The DSEF supports research and education programs that are expanding knowledge and understanding […] Read More >>
By:Ashleigh Hampton, MSc June 30, 2011 In August of 2010, Health Canada issued a notice to natural health product license applicants to provide clarification on the requirements for traditional claim […] Read More >> June 16, 2011 EU ‘agreement’ may outlaw cholesterol labelling Optional cholesterol labelling of food products may soon be banned in the European Union if a draft regulation on food […] Read More >> June 2, 2011 CRN Submits Comments Concerning Regulatory Cooperation Between the U.S. and the E.U. That Would Help Eliminate or Reduce Unnecessary Divergences in Regulation and in Standards Used […] Read More >> June 23, 2011 Upcoming NDI Guidance May Clarify FDA’s Expectations WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statement from Natural Products Association (NPA) Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Cara Welch, Ph.D., [&hellip Read More >> June 22, 2011 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying the public about the possible presence of a plasticizer called diethylhexyl-phthalate (DEHP) in certain food and beverages Read More >> June 20, 2011 Mandatory Reporting – Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (S.C. 2010, c. 21) Read More >>
Dicentra, as a very proud member of the American Herbal Product Association (AHPA) has just donated $500.00 in support of a revision on the Botanical Safety Handbook (BSH). The Botanical […] Read More >>
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  Patients diagnosed with metabolic syndrome demonstrate a cluster of clinical abnormalities including elevated fasting blood glucose levels, triglyceride levels and blood pressure as well as reduced levels of circulation […] Read More >> May 27, 2011 Rejected health claims may remain usable for extended periods after confirmation from the European Commission that rejected article 13.5 claims can gain an extended life if […] Read More >> May 30, 2011 EFSA gives positive opinion on blood cholesterols claim The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that a cause and effect relationship has been established between […] Read More >> NPF Notifies FTC, FDA of Non-Compliant Ads WASHINGTON –The Natural Products Foundation (NPF) alerted FTC and FDA of 13 non-compliant advertisers that have failed to amend marketing materials after […] Read More >> May 20, 2011 NPA Calls for Clarity and Action on Baked Goods Mislabeled as Dietary Supplements Statement from Natural Products Association (NPA) Executive Director and CEO John Gay over […] Read More >> May 24, 2011 EFSA launches updated guidance for food and feed risk assessment of GM plants The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published updated guidance for the risk […] Read More >> May 20, 2011 Food and Drug Regulations – Project # 1431 – Schedule F Amendment The purpose of this Notice of Intent (NOI) is to provide an opportunity to […] Read More >>