Health claims are integral to the success of Natural Health Products (NHPs) here in Canada, providing products with a competitive edge in the marketplace and consumers with the information needed […] Read More >>
Health Canada has recently announced the initiation of the Stop Illegal Marketing of Drugs and Devices (SIM-DD) program. Health Canada’s introduction of this particular program is part of its contribution […] Read More >>
This year I had the opportunity of attending DX3 – Canada’s Biggest Retail Marketing & Technology Event, and my main objective was to capture the main “talking points” and share […] Read More >>
Summary: Supplemented Foods and Caffeinated Energy Drinks (CEDs) are a growing market in Canada. Primarily products in this category are ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages, Beverages mixes/concentrates or CEDs, however TMA applications […] Read More >>
On February 11 2019, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced that the regulatory framework for dietary supplements is expected to change. It has been determined that changes are necessary due […] Read More >>
There is an undeniable truth that Artificial Intelligence, which we will refer to simply as AI, is the next frontier for the healthcare industry. Several sources have already pegged the […] Read More >>
FDA issues new Guidance Documents for Nutrition and Supplement Facts Tables The FDA announced in the Federal Register on November 5, 2018, the availability of an updated guidance for industry […] Read More >>
  The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) was published in June 2018 in Canada Gazette, Part II 1. Now that 2019 is just around the corner, it’s time to […] Read More >>
On November 5, an announcement in the Federal Register revealed new FDA guidance documents for industry with respect to Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels. The update was in response to comments […] Read More >>
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Deadline for GTE Attestation: November 14, 2018 It has been almost a year since the safety review of green tea extract was released by Health Canada, and November 14 is […] Read More >>
In July of this year, the FDA announced new innovative approaches that demonstrate safety and efficacy for nonprescription drug products while expanding consumer access to more products. These innovative approaches […] Read More >>
  Not on our email list? Sign up here and receive our monthly journal delivered right to your inbox.           VIDEO: turning challenges into opportunities at CHFA […] Read More >>
In this report—27 monograph updates + a notice of extended licence processing timelines from Health Canada   1. Green Tea Extract Monograph Update   In November 2017, the NNHPD made revisions […] Read More >>
Last weekend’s CHFA East 2018 started with two days of conferences with conversations surrounding dozens of regulatory, scientific and business topics related to Canada’s natural products industry. dicentra was proud […] Read More >>
Amazon has just announced requirements requiring total compliance with Health Canada’s regulations for all non-prescription drugs, supplements, and natural health products (NHPs) sold in Canada through their platform. The Amazon […] Read More >>
    Not on our email list? Sign up here and receive our monthly journal delivered right to your inbox.     VIDEO: meet our senior team Leteasha Gorham, William Morkel, […] Read More >>
ISO Prepares for FDA’s Proposed Overhaul of Medical Device Quality System Regulation   Late in February 2018, the FDA announced that as part of global harmonization efforts around quality management […] Read More >>
On August 17, the industry comment period for the FDA’s Medical Device Safety Action Plan closed. Back in April of this year, the FDA announced the new Plan, which is […] Read More >>
Failing to conduct proper regulatory due diligence can be likened to failing to conduct a proper home inspection when purchasing a home. We have all heard of home buyers who […] Read More >>