Regulatory Round-Up

As we settle into 2017, Source has been reflecting on the many regulatory changes that have taken place in the Canadian marketplace over the past few months.  Source recognizes that it can be challenging to keep up to date on all of these important regulatory changes.

In light of the numerous recent developments impacting the Canadian health food and product sectors, we thought it would be helpful to provide a high-level summary of all the latest regulatory initiatives.

READ MORE » Refresh yourself on the latest in Canadian regulatory affairs

Natural Health Products (NHPs)

New changes surrounding Natural Health Products and how they are regulated are one of the areas that Health Canada is adapting to changing markets and consumers. Is your NHP being affected?

READ MORE » Read more on changes to NHPs here


Specialty foods and the labelling of foods on Canadian retail shelves is also being affected by the recent changes in regulations. Don’t put off addressing them, be proactive and prepare for this today.

READ MORE » See if your food product label will need updates


DIN-sunscreen suppliers importing product into Canada must perform confirmatory testing against product specifications for Canadian regulations, although in most cases, these same products have already been tested against the U.S. standards prior to release for export.

READ MORE » Are you are a Canadian importer of DIN-sunscreen products?

Natural Products EXPO WEST – a Recap

We always look forward to heading to Expo West, as it never disappoints and this year was no exception. This year Expo was attended by our President & CEO Bernie Desgagnés and Business Development team, Candice Einarson and Stuart Greenfield. They all agreed that there was an excitement and energetic buzz at the show that was special compared to previous years.

READ MORE » Check out the top 5 list of products expo-goers would like to see in Canada

CHFA WEST – Vancouver, BC

Members of our team attend CHFA every year to network with manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers of natural and organic products. This year, we will be making waves on the tradeshow floors from Thursday, April 6th to Sunday, April 9th and can’t wait to meet-up with existing and potentially-new clients.

READ MORE » Will you be attending CHFA West too?

International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB)

Krista Coventry, Source’s Director of Regulatory Affairs (Eastern Canada), presented an overview of Regulatory Considerations for Botanical Ingredients in the Canadian Health Products Marketplace on April 3, 2017..

READ MORE » Read more about this event!


Source Nutraceutical knows the ins and outs of the Canadian regulations for all consumer products. Contact us today ( and let us help you make the regulations work
for your products.

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