Pastries, fried fast food, microwave popcorn, and margarine are just a few of the most commonly consumed foods that will be affected by the ban of artificial Trans fats. Trans fat are used in foods to enhance taste and texture, but are also used to lengthen the shelf life of a food product. Unfortunately trans..
The countdown is on for .... Halloween? Thanksgiving? Yes, but also for January 15, 2019, the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) and Safe Food for Canadians Regulations’ (SFCR) effective date. The SFCA was finalized in 2012 and awaited the publishing of the SFCR in 2018 prior to implementation. The SFCA is the biggest change..Read more
The Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) is the Canadian regulating authority for Natural Health Products (NHPs) and non-prescription drugs to ensure that Canadians have ready access to a wide range of products for which safety, efficacy and quality standards. New product license applications (PLAs) are a required stage in authorization with the NNHPD...Read more
Further to the Government’s announcement to legalize the sale of recreational cannabis on October 17, on June 27, Health Canada announced two key developments on the cannabis file that would be of interest to us, our clients and potential partners: Health Canada issued a notice of intent to add phytocannabinoids including CBD and THC to..Read more
In March we blogged about Health Canada's proposed approach to the regulation of cannabis, and the packaging and labeling requirements. Even more recently: The Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada has announced that it will introduce a "single window" opportunity to address all issues and inquiries related to health products containing or for use..Read more