On April 29, 2024, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule amending the regulations for in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) to include laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) explicitly. Effective […] Read More >>
On May 17, 2024, Health Canada published the Interim Order Concerning the Sale of Certain Natural Health Products Containing Ephedrine or Pseudoephedrine. This order introduces specific condition-of-sale regulations for natural […] Read More >>
Health Canada continues its commitment to updating and revising its monographs, releasing Batch 3 for consultation. This represents another crucial step in ensuring the accuracy and applicability of information provided […] Read More >>
On April 24, 2024, Health Canada published amendments to the Cosmetics Regulations in Canada. These amendments, detailed in the Cosmetic Regulations under the Food and Drugs Act, signify important changes […] Read More >>
In Canada, infant formulas and human milk fortifiers are regulated under the Food and Drug Regulations, Part B, Division 25 (B.25.019). Health Canada defines infant foods as food to be […] Read More >>
Health Canada’s ongoing efforts to update and revise its monographs continue with the release of Batch 2 for consultation. This marks another significant step in ensuring the accuracy and relevance […] Read More >>
Today, we bring crucial information regarding changes from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) that impact cosmetic product facility registration and cosmetic product listing in the United States. These changes, outlined […] Read More >>
The FDA has issued a significant recall alert concerning Nutramigen, a product manufactured by Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition. This product was positive for Cronobacter sakazakii, leading the FDA to inspect the […] Read More >>
The Canadian Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) have established regulations for Food for Special Dietary use (FSDU) as well as food for infants, covered under Divisions 24 and 25 of […] Read More >>
On June 22, 2023, Bill C-47 received Royal Assent, introducing amendments to the Food and Drugs Act (FDA) concerning Natural Health Products (NHPs). These amendments extend the enforcement power of […] Read More >>
This is a reminder to all importers wishing to certify food products under the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) for fiscal year (FY) 2024 that the VQIP Application due date […] Read More >>
On March 6, 2023, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a new directory of ingredients used in dietary supplements. The directory will be a “one-stop shop” for ingredient information […] Read More >>
On July 15, 2020, the next scheduled compliance date for the Safe Food for Canadians Act & Regulations came into effect for businesses in the manufactured food sector. The compliance […] Read More >>
STAY ALERT AND AWARE OF PENDING CHANGES THAT MAY IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS How does the Food Safety Modernization Act affect your business? What do the latest guidance documents say? What are […] Read More >>