The pathway to market governing the assessment of novel food authorizations in the United Kingdom has recently changed and this could affect your regulatory responsibilities. Prior to Brexit, the European […] Read More >>
  Aspartame, also known as E 951, is an artificial sweetener that has been approved for use in foods and beverages in the European Union (EU), and as a flavour […] Read More >>
By Arwen Brooks Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Assistant With the explosion of the natural health product and functional food industry, and the subsequent rules and regulations that have been […] Read More >>
By: Rupika Malhotra, MSc – Food, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate February 13, 2012 With the introduction of any new set of guidelines, regulations or changes impacting any sector of […] Read More >>
By: Arwen Brooks – Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Assistant February 6, 2012 BSE – a crisis in Europe and worldwide In the past two decades, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) […] Read More >>
Health Canada Natural Health Products Directorate – NHPD NHPD Releases its Status of Applications Quarterly Report: Quarter 1 NHYPD has received 62201 PLA from Jan 1, 2004 to June […] Read More >>
  Health Canada CFIA NHPD Competition Bureau 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 >> 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 16, 2011 Omega-3 scientists oppose EFSA ALA claim An omega-3 researcher has written to the European Commission demanding a recent European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)-approved claim for omega-3 […] Read More >>
May 6, 2011 SANTA ANA, Calif.—USP Dietary Supplement Verification Program (DSVP) verified Omega-3 30% Fish Oil Softgels from Robinson Pharma Inc., allowing the company to use the USP Verified Mark […] Read More >> May 10, 2011 EFSA publishes first practical guidance for assessing nano applications in food & feed The European Food Safety Authority has today published a guidance document for the […] Read More >> Denmark clamps down on glucosamine products By Shane Starling, 02-May-2011 The Danish Medicines Agency (DMA) has issued a warning against illegal glucosamine medicines being sold on a Danish website […] Read More >> Health claims beyond EFSA and the Commission: enter the European Parliament 17 April 2011 **Comment piece by Nathalie Wood, Food Regulation and Policy Manager, EAS Last month’s near-death of […] Read More >> EFSA rolls out re-organisation programme to meet demands, optimise resources May 2, 2011 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has begun rolling out its re-organisation programme, making best use […] Read More >> EFSA’s NDA Panel[1] has published the outcome of the evaluations of a fourth series of ‘general function’ health claims[2] proposed for use on food products. The 442 claims assessed […] Read More >> EFSA assesses the safety of food irradiation EFSA’s experts conclude that there are no microbiological risks for the consumer linked to the use of food irradiation. The practice of […] Read More >> Food Sweeteners: EFSA’s Panel on Food additives and nutrient sources added to food (ANS) will discuss two recent studies on artificial sweeteners at its next meeting on 1-3 February […] Read More >>