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Food in Canada magazine

Canadian Grocer magazine




Gluten-Free Certification
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If your label says “gluten-free”, you are making a gluten-free claim and must comply with Health Canada regulations. The Gluten-Free Certification Program reduces risks of a recall, damage to your brand’s reputation and lost sales. Products prominently displaying a Gluten-Free Certification Program trademark stand out on shelf, are differentiated from your competitors and build trust in your brand.  Gluten-Free Certification Program

Canadian Food Labelling – Changes effective December 2016

Health Canada: New Food Labelling Regulations affect the nutrition facts table, ingredients, serving sizes, sugars, etc.

Canadian Food Regulations 

Safe Foods for Canadian Act (SFCA): CFIA resources to prepare your business

Safe Foods for Canadian Act (SFCA): Preliminary text for proposed regulations as of 2015.

CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): Overview of Proposed Regulations under the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) 

CFIA: Food Recall Warnings

Livingston International: CFIA’s Modernization Agenda – Impact on Food Importers

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) – effective July 1, 2014

Government of Canada: Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation

Food Safety

SAI Global: Webinar (2014) Introduction to HACCP for Food Processors 

U.S. Food Regulations

U.S. Food & Drug Administration: New Nutrition Facts Panel, May 27, 2016

U.S. Food & Drug Administration: FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

SAI Global: Whitepaper (2014) U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Summary of Proposed Rules

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