In November, 2019, the Federal Health Department of Canada has published new limits on the following pesticides:
On June 28, 2019, the Federal Health Department of Canada has published the "NOM/ADM-0133 Health Canada's Notice of Modification to the Lists of Permitted Food Additives"
On May 15, 2019, the Canadese Federal Health Department released the “ Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides from Saccharomyces cerevisiae CD15380 and CD15407 in a Variety of Foods.“
On April 3, 2019, the Canadese Federal Health Department released the “Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Steviol Glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni in Canned Fruit Products - Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0131.“
On February 12, 2019, Health Canada updated the MRL Database with new residue limits on various pesticides.
October 2018: Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), released 10 new amendments for the List of Pesticides such as Fomesafen, Novaluron, Methomyl, Sethoxydim, Mandipropamid, Flubendiamide, Trifloxystrobin, Quinclorac, Rimsulfuron, and Pyroxasulfone in the Maximum Residue Limit database for some food categories.
On June 13, 2018, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published the Safe Food for Canadians Regulation (SFCR). It consolidates 14 regulations into one in order to ease the burden on businesses.
On September 21, 2017, CETA, a new trade agreement between the EU and Canada, entered into force provisionally. As such, most of the agreement now applies. The part that still doesn’t apply is the investment protection and the Investor Court System (ICS). National parliaments in EU countries – and in some cases regional ones too (Wallonia for example) – will then need to approve CETA before it can take full effect.
Health Canada, after assessing the safety of the additives proposed, established some changes in the following lists of additives: