Category: News

Risk Assessment and Traditional Food Consumption

Traditional foods play an important nutritional, social, cultural and economic role for Indigenous Peoples in Canada.  This is particularly true in isolated northern communities where access to store-bought, nutrient-rich foods may be limited due to a lack of availability, lower quality and/or high costs. Traditional food refers to those foods that are harvested from the local environment, …

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California Proposition 65: Your Right to Know and More!

If you are a resident of California, or a visitor to the Golden State, you may have encountered the following warning: “This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.”  This warning is intended to inform individuals of potential harmful exposures they otherwise may not …

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Planning to File Your 505(b)(2) Product in Canada?

Canada may not be top of the list of countries that companies target for first registration of their product (although it may be for orphan drugs – however, that’s a subject for another day!), but it’s usually in the next tier after USA and Europe, since typically Canada represents about 10% of the market size …

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FDA’s eCTD Mandate: Are You Ready?

When FDA posted their eCTD mandate last year, it was more of a whisper than a bang.  It certainly did not wreak havoc in the industry; after all, we were all warned that the time would come sooner rather than later. The deadlines are quite clear: After May 5, 2017 The following submission types must …

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