Advertising Standards Canada prepares revised guideline for claims that can be made on marketed health products with new guidance for medical devices and vaccines. On September 23, 2016 the Advertising […] Read More >>
If you are at all involved in the manufacturing and/or sale of Natural Health Products, you no doubt have heard of Health Canada’s proposal concerning the Regulation of Self-Care Products […] Read More >>
On September 8, Health Canada’s Food Directorate issued a call for scientific data and information on Cyclospora cayetanensis on fresh leafy vegetables. Cyclospora cayetanensis is a microorganism that causes disease […] Read More >>
August 08, 2016 Marketed Health Products Directorate provides Summary Safety Review for Alpha Lipoic Acid. In an effort to increase transparency and consumer safety, Health Canada’s Marketed Health Products Directorate […] Read More >>
June 13, 2016 Canadian Food Inspection Agency updates the Industry Labelling Tool on Allergen-Free, Gluten-Free and Precautionary Statements. With the rising popularity of Gluten-Free foods and the proposed increase in […] 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 >>
To date there are 350 Product Licence Applications (PLAs) outstanding that should have Temporary Marketing Authorization (TMA) applications in queue at Health Canada. As of September 30, 2012 regulatory […] Read More >>
August 28, 2012 A Quick Note…. There have been a number of significant developments on the regulatory front for dietary supplements in the United States lately. For example, dietary supplement […] Read More >>
By: Ashleigh Hampton, MSc Manager, Scientific Affairs Supporting evidence is required by both the Canadian and American regulatory bodies to substantiate marketed health claims. Health Canada reviews the evidence to […] Read More >>
By Rupika Malhotra, MSc Food, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate Recently, the Food Directorate and the Natural Health Products Directorate have made announcements with regards to new categorization of certain […] Read More >>
The purpose of this message is to provide you with an overview of the transition of products at the food-natural health products interface to the food regulatory framework. Background Some […] Read More >>
By Sorcha Kellett, BSc Regulatory Scientific Affairs Assistant Oil of Oregano (Origanum vulgare leaf extract) has been used traditionally for its health and medicinal benefits including improvement of immune function […] Read More >>
By Manushvi Chadha, BPharm, RA Cert NHP, Cosmetic and Drug Regulatory Affairs Associate All water-based, ready-to-consume caffeinated energy drink products containing caffeine are now deemed foods, though it is to […] Read More >>
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