Rupika Malhotra, MSc Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate, Dicentra With recent developments and proposed changes to energy drink regulations in Canada, questions on taxation of health harming foods have come […] Read More >>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Health Canada Announces Proposed New Approach to Regulating Caffeinated Energy Drinks Toronto, Canada, October 11, 2011 – On October 6, Canadian Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced a […] Read More >>
Prepared by: Christopher P.F. Marinangeli PhD, RD Oil of oregano, derived from species of Origanum spp., is a popular natural health product that is acclaimed for its ability to reduce […] 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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  The term ‘natural health product’ calls to mind ideas of safe and harmonious remedies that do not carry the kind of adverse effects that we have come to expect […] Read More >>
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php Salvia divinorum This week the government announced its proposed intention to include Salvia divinorum and salvinorin A, as controlled substances. A Notice to Interested Parties outlining Health Canada’s proposal Read More >>
Recent Changes: NHPD Ingredients Database and Ingredient Issue Forms The NHPD introduced the Natural Health Products Ingredients Database earlier this year. At present, the database contains: Medicinal ingredients Non-medicinal ingredients […] Read More >>
The Sale of Unlicensed Natural Health Products, Exemption Numbers, and You! Natural Health Products (Unprocessed Product Licence Applications) Regulations The regulatory solution many have been waiting for may be on […] Read More >>
The Debate Surrounding the Sale of Unapproved Natural Health Products Continues Despite Health Canada adopting a risk-based enforcement policy until at least March 31 in acknowledgment of the Product License […] Read More >>