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2020: International Year of Plant Health

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development. We are all aware...
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COVID-19 and Your Health

As the Coronavirus continues to be front and center for most of the world, we are all aware of the growing impact on day to day activities and life. Reports on the run on toilet paper and other commodities are broadcast daily. Nielsen has recognised six specific consumer behaviour patterns...
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BULLETIN: Proposed Regulations on Cannabis Edibles

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...
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Source offers food and product photography services

They say a picture is worth a thousand words… and good photography plays a huge role in determining sales! High quality product photos are a driving force of engagement, conversion, value and retention for customers. These photos not only enrich your content, but help you speak to your target audience...
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Catch up on the Canadian Cannabis Industry!

On October of 2018, the Cannabis Regulations came into force, bringing major change to how cannabis is regulated in Canada. Legalization of different types of cannabis products for medical and recreational use was implemented in a step-wise manner, as follows: How has legalization of Cannabis impacted Canadians?? Adult Canadians (aged...
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Seasons Greetings 2019

With 2020 on the horizon, the team at Source Nutraceutical Inc. would like to wish you all a cheerful holiday season. Thank you to all our fantastic clients for another year of success, and hopefully many more to come. May this holiday season bring you into the new year with...
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Debunking bogus health claims

With the holidays creeping around, many consumers are thinking of a New Year’s resolution. Most would say that their number one resolution is to become a healthier version of themselves. Whether that be exercising, dieting, or trying out supplements. Canadians spend hundreds of dollars each year on health products. It...
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Clinical Trials: Optimizing Patient Recruitment

A clinical trial cannot happen without the right willing participants –and recruiting the appropriate people to participate can be challenging! The integrity and validity of the study also relies on an adequate sample size. The enthusiasm for resourceful recruitment in a trial often burns up quickly with the realization that...
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Ingredients, Allergens and the Impact of Recalls

More than 2.6 million Canadians live with food allergies, with over half of those being children [1]. While there is no cure for food allergies, it can be managed by avoiding the food allergen through carefully examining food labels. Food allergens can be present in the most unexpected places, so how...
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INSIDE SOURCE: Meet Alexis Goosen

We interviewed the latest addition to our team just in time for the winter issue of reSource 2019–meet Alexis Goosen: the newest graphic designer working with us at our corporate headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba! Learn about Alexis’ passions, background and thoughts–we’re really excited to have her join the team! Tell...
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Have Your Food… and Eat the Wrapper Too?

With billions of tons of plastic waste filling landfills each year, consumers are becoming increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment, from reusing grocery bags to eating more sustainably. With the demand for eco-friendly products and packaging on the rise, many companies are making different attempts to replace excess...
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Are you ready for the U.S labelling changes?

We mentioned in July that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given manufacturers a deadline to implement Nutrition labelling changes, and we wanted to remind you that it is fast approaching. For most manufacturers, January 1, 2020 is the date for compliance to the new Nutrition facts label....
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CHFA East 2019 Regulatory Round-Up

The CHFA East Conference and Trade Show (held in Toronto September 12-15, 2019) boasted over 1,100 trade show exhibitors and a 2-day education session. Krista Coventry (Director of Regulatory Services for Eastern Canada) attended the education sessions to keep Source’s finger on the regulatory pulse for self-care products and functional foods! ...
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INSIDE SOURCE: Meet Michelle La

Source is happy to announce another issue of INSIDE SOURCE and wanted to take the opportunity to introduce a new Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Food Labelling), Michelle La. Michelle graduated from the University of Manitoba with a degree In Human Nutritional Sciences along with a minor in Management! She enjoys continuous...
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Self-Care Framework Updates

Canadians use every day products like: cosmetic products for personal hygiene, pain relievers, vitamins, minerals, sunscreens, etc. All these products are called “self-care products”. Self-Care products encompass cosmetic products, natural health products and non-prescription drug products. Canadians use self-care products to maintain their health, treat minor ailments or improve overall...
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Source is on the road September 2019

September is always a busy time for Source! Every year we attend both the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) East in Toronto, ON, as well as Natural Products Expo East, in Baltimore, MD, USA. These Expo’s offer us a unique experience to not only meet up with our existing clients,...
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Job Opening – Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Food Labelling)

SOURCE NUTRACEUTICAL, INC. Winnipeg, MB, CANADA R3T 1T4 Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Food Labelling) Source Nutraceutical, Inc. Winnipeg Office – 1-1249 Clarence Ave. About Us: Source Nutraceutical, Inc. is a fast-growing company with offices in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Toronto, Ontario. The company is an integrated “one-stop shop” for regulatory affairs, packaging...
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Steps Towards Sustainability

Imagine a garbage truck filled with plastic waste. Now imagine all that plastic waste entering the ocean. Now imagine that happening every minute. It’s no secret we have a plastic pollution problem. Last month, Canada announced their plan to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. There’s no specific products...
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FDA Nutrition Label Updates

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given manufacturers a deadline to implement Nutrition labelling changes, and it is fast approaching. For most manufacturers, January 1, 2020 is the date for compliance to the new Nutrition facts label. What types of changes can you expect to see? Updated serving...
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On The Road Again: Cosmoprof America Las Vegas

Our team is looking forward to attending the leading B2B Beauty trade show again this year! Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas remains the single most important networking opportunity in the United States for all sectors of the global beauty industry. Attending the show this year is our Director of...
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