Prop 65, California’s right-to-know law that requires a clear and reasonable warning for chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm, finds that coffee does not require a cancer warning. […] Read More >>
On May 23, 2018, Health Canada published two new Adverse Reactions Guidance Documents for Marketed Health Products (including Natural Health Products or NHPs) and their reporting. Both come into effect immediately. […] Read More >>
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has released updated guidance on the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) and its associated regulations. Included in the release is a step-by-step […] Read More >>
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) reaches across the entire food industry, not just conventional foods. Stakeholders and consumers rarely think of dietary supplements as foods, even though they are […] Read More >>
Since the implementation of the Natural Health Product Regulations (NHPR) on January 1, 2004 a number of products in food formats supplemented with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbal and bioactive […] Read More >>
Last summer, Health Canada implemented the Plain Language Labelling criteria for non-prescription products and has mandated that by June 30, 2021, all products must be compliant at the retail level. […] Read More >>
Food and animal safety is an integral part of protecting people and animals throughout all steps of the supply chain. Applying these directives throughout transportation is no different. On March […] Read More >>
In early January 2018, the Advertising Standards Canada (ASC), the non-profit industry group that provides guidance to industry and Health Canada on acceptable marketing claims, provided an update to the […] Read More >>
The actual benefits of gluten-free foods remains a hot food safety topic, and continues to be the subject of controversy and debate. On one side are those, including medical professionals, […] Read More >>
In January 2018, the Food Institute hosted a webinar discussing lawsuits that food and beverage manufacturers were being subjected to. These lawsuits were being served to manufacturers of all sizes, […] Read More >>
On February 14th, 2018, the NNHPD held a one-day technical session in Ottawa seeking input from the Health Products Associations’ members about updates to the Natural Health Products’ Management of […] Read More >>
On November 21, 2017, Health Canada released a consultation document titled “Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis”. The purpose of this consultation document was to solicit public input and […] Read More >>
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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