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 >>
Today, the president of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) released the Association’s official position on cannabis legalization and the classification of phytocannabinoids as drugs through their addition to Health […] Read More >>
    VIDEO Looking for marketing and sales support from people who live and breathe your business and industry? Here’s Ian Batt, dicentra Marketing Manager, on our specialized support for […] Read More >>
At dicentra, we get many requests for assistance with new product development and formulation changes. Developing a new product or adjusting a formulation can be one of the most satisfying […] Read More >>
In May of this year, the Bill S-5 received Royal Assent for Canada’s new Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation (TVPA). With this update, all vaping products that are not subject to […] Read More >>
Prop 65, California’s right-to-know law that requires clear and reasonable warning for chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm, finds that coffee does not require a cancer warning. What […] Read More >>
  | Canada’s SFCR announced, Prop 65, C-45 passed, animal products, CBD as NHP |   Prop 65 affects most product categories. Ask us how we can help you craft […] Read More >>
Safe Food for Canadians Regulations under SFCA come into force on January 15, 2019.   On June 13, 2018, the Minister of Health announced the publication of the final Safe […] Read More >>
On May 23rd 2018, Health Canada published two new Adverse Reactions Guidance Documents for Marketed Health Products (including Natural Health Products or NHPs) and their reporting. Both come into effect […] Read More >>
The global veterinary and animal equipment market is growing with an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.0% in this 2015 to 2020 time period. This growth is largely […] Read More >>
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has released updated guidance on the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) and its associated regulations. Included in the release is a step-by-step […] Read More >>
  Canada’s Cannabis Act covers legal, quality-controlled access to cannabis for adults in Canada for medical and recreational uses. Dr. Karol Wojewnik, Vice President of Business Development—Life Sciences discusses how […] Read More >>
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) reaches across the entire food industry, not just conventional foods. Stakeholders and consumers rarely think of dietary supplements as foods, even though they are […] Read More >>
Since the implementation of the Natural Health Product Regulations (NHPR) on January 1, 2004 a number of products in food formats supplemented with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbal and bioactive […] Read More >>
On April 11, 2018, Ontario announced the first four locations for cannabis retail stores, provincially run by the LCBO and the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), while other provinces had made […] Read More >>
Regulation of Cannabis in Canada From November 21, 2017 to January 20, 2018, Health Canada launched a 60-day public consultation period for the proposed approach to the regulation of cannabis […] Read More >>
New quarter, new look. Exciting changes are happening here at dicentra, including a newly expanded team. We have also elevated our Canadian cannabis operations into a formal division that will truly help you […] Read More >>