2019-what better year to ensure your Food Recall and Traceability program are robust and compliant with the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. Food recalls are expensive and time consuming, placing a strain on the food industry, inspectors and consumers. Although there are many steps in place to eliminate food hazards, situations do arise where a..
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Government of Canada: Health Canada is launching public consultations on the strict regulation of additional cannabis products, namely edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals. The consultation will be open starting December 20, 2018 until February 20, 2019. The purpose of these consultations build on the Government of Canada’s public health approach to cannabis, which aims..
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Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) informs industry that after speaking with Manon Bombardier, Director General of the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD), the introduction of Plain Language Labelling (PLL) for Natural Health Products (NHPs) will be delayed until the spring of 2019. What does this mean? This means that changes to the Natural..
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We're grateful and proud to feature a new guest blog post by our friend and helpful collaborator Carol T Culhane, PHEc, MBA; President of International Food Focus Limited. Carol has more than forty years of multidisciplinary experience in the food industry, including regulatory, operations, sales and marketing. In this issue of our Guest Post: Carol's article explores..
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Companies must hold a site licence to manufacture, package, label or import natural health products (NHPs) in Canada. The site licence provides assurance that Health Canada approved good manufacturing practices (GMP) for natural health product (NHP) are followed. All products that are released for sale on the Canadian market must be tested for safety and..
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