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On December 14, 2016 Health Canada & CFIA finalized changes to the Nutrition Facts table (NFT) and list of ingredients on pre-packaged foods. This included revision to the serving size and how calories, sugars and food colours are declared. Key Points, for which a full description can be found here Industry will have five years30Read More
This post is mainly for any issues related to cosmetic ingredients or proposed changes to how they are regulated. 09/13/2016 Health Canada informing Canadians of risks related to certain preservatives in cosmetic, non-prescription and natural health products http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/58290a-eng.php This specifically about the potential risks related to the combination of methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MI/MCI) used as30Read More
MEDICAL MARIHUANA MUSINGS This blog post relates primarily to the cannabis industry in Canada. 04/26/2016 The following CBC article keeps popping up on their Facebook page: Marijuana compounds brewed using yeast by Canadian biotech firms: Yeast fermentation technique allows researchers to isolate cannabinoids for treatment of different diseases http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/medical-marijuana-yeast-1.3527950 I‘ve poured-through the numerous comments30Read More
Since 1999, ICS Inc. has assisted countless developers, manufacturers, packagers, labellers, distributors and importers / exporters to meet their requirements within Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Our focus is on the pharmaceutical, natural health product (NHP) / dietary supplement, cosmetic, food, consumer chemical and medical device industries. This is primarily in30Read More