Widespread Food Inflation: In Canada and Beyond

Widespread Food Inflation: In Canada and Beyond

There is no denying that we've feeling the pinch when shopping for essentials--especially when managing a grocery budget. Both climate change and the pandemic are causing a rise in food prices across Canada. Over the past 12 months alone, food prices have gone up 2.7%, and are predicted to rise…
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Catch up on the Canadian Cannabis Industry!

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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Debunking bogus health claims

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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Ingredients, Allergens and the Impact of Recalls

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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Have Your Food… and Eat the Wrapper Too?

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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CHFA East 2019 Regulatory Round-Up

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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Source is on the road September 2019

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)

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

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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