Taking a survey of the dicentra office, the vast majority of the people said they would opt in for the additional avocado. Like most people, we putatively believed growing up […] Read More >>
In our new culture of food safety, both FDA in the U.S. and CFIA in Canada have shifted roles from “INSPECTOR” to “INVESTIGATOR”. As recalls are increasing, the major shift […] Read More >>
Advertising Standards Canada prepares revised guideline for claims that can be made on marketed health products with new guidance for medical devices and vaccines. On September 23, 2016 the Advertising […] Read More >>
As of August 17 2016, the FDA issued a final ruling on Substances “Generally Recognized as Safe” (GRAS). The original ruling about GRAS Substances was proposed in 1997 with a […] Read More >>
If you are at all involved in the manufacturing and/or sale of Natural Health Products, you no doubt have heard of Health Canada’s proposal concerning the Regulation of Self-Care Products […] Read More >>
On September 8, Health Canada’s Food Directorate issued a call for scientific data and information on Cyclospora cayetanensis on fresh leafy vegetables. Cyclospora cayetanensis is a microorganism that causes disease […] Read More >>
So you have a farm that’s certified under SQF. The question is how will it meet the new Produce Safety Rules (PSR) under FSMA? First of all, you should know […] Read More >>
The need for safe and accurate labelling has become necessary, as certified food claims like non-GMO, Organic and others trend. Moreover, products with certified labelling claims continue to gain strong […] Read More >>
The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) formed a strong framework for the regulation of New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) notifications as a pre-market safety review process. NDI is defined […] Read More >>
The original article is found here. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is charged with oversight over cosmetics. However, unlike other products FDA regulates, such as drugs, foods, and tobacco, the […] Read More >>
The Produce Safety Rule (PSR) requires growers to initially establish a Microbial Water Quality Profile (MWQP) for each untreated surface agricultural water source used during growing activities of covered produce […] Read More >>
On August 24, Health Canada’s Food Directorate issued a Notice of Modification to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides (the active ingredient in stevia leaf extract) as a Sweetener in […] Read More >>
This is an article taken from the official FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. FDA Announces Grant Award for Tribes and Local Food Producers to Enhance Food Safety and […] Read More >>
This is an article taken from the official FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. FDA Extends Certain FSMA Compliance Dates; Issues Draft Guidance The U.S. Food and Drug Administration […] Read More >>
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally formalized the new Nutritional Facts panel for packaged foods. There are six critical changes that the FDA has implemented to help […] Read More >>
This is an article taken from the official FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Industry for Voluntarily Reducing Sodium UPDATE The FDA is extending the […] Read More >>
This is an article taken from the official FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. FDA Issues Final Rule on Food Ingredients that May Be “Generally Recognized as Safe” In […] Read More >>
This is an article taken from the official FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. The following is a press announcement from FDA of interest to our Constituent Update subscribers. […] Read More >>
It’s been 5 years since you’ve first started hearing about looming FSMA deadlines. Now that the first deadline for 2016 has arrived, its time for you to understand how this […] Read More >>