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 make […] 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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During the past 24 hours, media across Canada are reporting on the reversal of the recent US border ban policy that barred Canadians engaged in the legal cannabis industry from […] Read More >>
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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>