Canada Latest Updates to the List of Permitted Food Additives

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jul 1, 2019

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"

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Canada Extends the Use of Steviol Glycosides from S. Cerevisiae CD15380 and CD15407 as Permitted Sweeteners

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on May 24, 2019

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.“

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Canada Updates the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Expand the Use of Steviol Glycosides

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Apr 8, 2019

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.“

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Canada Adopts New Limits For Pesticides on Food Commodities

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 19, 2019

On February 12, 2019, Health Canada updated the MRL Database with new residue limits on various pesticides.

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Health Canada’s PMRA Publishes New Limits for Ten Pesticides in the MRL Database

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Oct 30, 2018

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.

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CFIA Releases New “Safe Food for Canadians Regulations”

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Jun 21, 2018

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.

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Topics: Food Safety, Canada, CFIA, Traceability

CETA – Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement: What does it mean for the food industry?

Posted by Aleksa Soldatic on Sep 26, 2017

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.

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Topics: Food Safety, Canada, CETA, EU, Free trade

Canada Additive Changes Relevant for Dairy, Meat and Beverages

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on May 24, 2017

Health Canada, after assessing the safety of the additives proposed, established some changes in the following lists of additives:

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Topics: Canada, Health Canada, Food Enzymes

Canada Updates Vet Drug Residue Limits in Food

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Apr 20, 2017

Health Canada in order to improve food safety, updates the List of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for Veterinary Drugs in Foods.

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Topics: Veterinary Drugs, Canada, Health Canada

Canada: March 2017 Pesticide MRLs Update

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Mar 31, 2017

Health Canada published this month via its MRL Database different new MRLs for the following substances:

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Topics: Canada, Pesticides, Health Canada, PMRA, MRL

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