Low GI Foods and Your Health

Low GI Foods and Your Health

What is Glycemic Index? Glycemic index (GI) is a measure that grades a food based on how much it raises the blood glucose when consumed. It ranks food and drinks that contain carbohydrates by how much it raises blood sugar levels after it is consumed. Foods are categorised from low,…
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Introducing Dr. Lindsei Sarna

Introducing Dr. Lindsei Sarna

Lindsei Sarna is SNI’s new Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Lindsei has a long-standing interest in evidence-based health products, and brings with her a strong and diverse technical background in the areas of biomedical research, natural health products, nutrition, cosmetics and cannabinoid research. Lindsei obtained a BSc…
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The FDA is urging food manufacturers to reduce salt in products

The FDA is urging food manufacturers to reduce salt in products

In 2012, Health Canada published voluntary targets for reducing sodium in processed food by the end of 2016. The targets were developed through consultation with the food industry, health sector and research experts. Now, in an announcement made on Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration is urging both restaurants and…
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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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Are you ready for the U.S labelling changes?

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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INSIDE SOURCE: Meet Michelle La

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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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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Plant-Based Options for Barbecue Season

Plant-Based Options for Barbecue Season

Spring is here and with summer just around the corner, the smell of barbecue is in the air. Canada’s Food Guide recently suggested more plant protein, and whether you’re eating an entirely plant-based diet or are just curious about the options, you certainly won’t be missing out on any delicious…
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Four No More – New Canada’s Food Guide Released

Four No More – New Canada’s Food Guide Released

The traditional four food groups that we’ve known for decades have been eliminated with the release of a new and improved version of Canada’s Food Guide. On January 22, 2019 Health Canada presented Canadians with new recommendations for a healthy diet. Health Canada has done away with the rainbow design…
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New Food Labelling Regulations

New Food Labelling Regulations

You may remember our Industry Bulletin (December 2016); summarizing Health Canada’s publication of updated Food and Drug Regulations – Nutrition Labelling, Other Labelling Provisions and Food Colours, in Canada Gazette, Part II. These changes to nutrition labelling align with the launch of Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy in the fall of…
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