Supplemented Food Regulations

Supplemented Food Regulations

There is a new pathway for your unique product! A regulatory framework to allow market access for supplemented foods without pre-market review and approval by Health Canada. Forget the Temporary Marketing Authorization! With the guidance of SNI’s regulatory team, your supplemented food product can be on Canadian shelves without further…
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Are your NFts Ready?

Are your NFts Ready?

In 2016, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced new food labelling regulations. Recognizing the industry would need time to pivot, the CFIA allowed for a five-year transition phase, ending December 2021. As a result of additional challenges, an extra year was given before enforcement action would be applied, but…
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Take the Quiz: Are Your Labels Compliant?

Take the Quiz: Are Your Labels Compliant?

Canadian Food Labelling Challenge – Take our quiz! Are your Labels in Compliance with Canada’s Food Labelling Requirements? QUESTION 1: THE NET QUANTITY OF A PREPACKAGED FOOD PRODUCT IS 355.2 GRAMS. WHAT IS THE PROPER BILINGUAL LABEL DECLARATION? 355.2 g 350 g 355 g 0.35 kg QUESTION 2: WHICH OF…
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Clearing the Table: Nutrition Facts Tables

Clearing the Table: Nutrition Facts Tables

A nutrition facts table helps consumers make informed food choices when grocery shopping and preparing food at home. By law, most packaged food in Canada must have a nutrition facts table. Many aspects of the table are specifically regulated by Health Canada including: size of the table, weight of the…
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GMP Inspection Pilot Program: NHPs

GMP Inspection Pilot Program: NHPs

In an effort to improve the quality of Natural Health Products (NHPs) produced in (and imported into) Canada, Health Canada is revisiting and implementing a third round of an inspection program for site licensed facilities. Currently, Health Canada issues an NHP Site License following a paper-based review of evidence in…
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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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TMA’s

TMA’s

What does TMA stand for? Too many acronyms? Take my advice? Test Market Authorization! With the coming into force of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), test market provisions now apply to ALL foods. Test Market Authorizations (TMAs) are granted to test market a food exempting them from certain requirements for…
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Inside Source – Our Regulatory Team is Growing!

Inside Source – Our Regulatory Team is Growing!

Source is thrilled to announce that our Regulatory Affairs team is growing! We wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to our new team members, and showcase their capabilities. Continuing with our Inside Source series it only seemed reasonable to introduce them via interview. Without further ado, meet Andrea…
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