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▼ Legal Suites® Food Suite® Subscriber Updates (2011)...

Compliance updates on a timely basis!

News for Food Suite® Update Subscribers ...


Enhanced Labelling for Food Allergen and Gluten Sources and Added Sulphites

February 16, 2011

The Canadian Food and Drug Regulations have been amended regarding the labelling of food allergens and gluten sources, as well as, added sulphites. Link to below for more details on these final regulatory amendments. (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2011/2011-02-16/html/sor-dors28-eng.html)    Coming into force date: August 4, 2012.


IMA - Vitamin D in Some Standardized Breads and Unstandardized Yeast-Leavened Bakery Foods

February 22, 2011

Health Canada has recommended the Food and Drug Regulations be amended to permit for the addition of "vitamin D to bread, enriched bread, raisin bread, whole wheat bread, brown bread and unstandardized yeast-leavened bakery products at a level of up to 90 I.U. (2.25 µg) per 100 g of bakery product, as consumed."  Link to below for more details on these final regulatory amendments. (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-02-19/html/notice-avis-eng.html#d103)


IMA - Allura Red, Brilliant Blue, Sunset Yellow, Tartrazine in Lumpfish Caviar

May 31, 2011

Health Canada has recommended the Food and Drug Regulations be amended to permit for the addition of a combination of the colours: allura red (500 ppm), brilliant blue FCF (450 ppm), sunset yellow FCF (250 ppm) and tartrazine (100 ppm), in lumpfish caviar.   Link below for more details on these regulatory notices.  (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-05-28/html/notice-avis-eng.html#d101)

 Subscriber Benefits...

SUBSCRIBER BENEFITS: As a Food Suite® Update Subscriber, there are many benefits. The best of course is staying up-to-date on regulatory maters. The following are few other benefits.

  • Subscribers are eligible for more favourable price promotions on Legal Suites® Inc. on-line training and resource materials.

  • Subscribers will  receive updates via e-mail on emerging regulatory changes that affect their version they are subscribed to, (e.g. Food and Drugs Act and Regulations).

  • Subscribers will automatically receive via e-mail the Food Suite® Regulatory Briefs on emerging regulations, government policies ad ongoing discussions.

  • Subscribers will receive a full update to their CD package 2 time a year (January and June).

If you have any questions or comments please contact:

 PERI BULCAN

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IMA - Protease in Hydrolyzed Animal, Milk and Vegetable Proteins

May 31, 2011

Health Canada has recommended the Food and Drug Regulations be amended to permit for the use of protease (derived from Aspergillus melleus) "in the product of hydrolyzed animal, milk and vegetable protein at a level consistent with good manufacturing practice."     Link below for more details on these  regulatory notices. (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-05-28/html/notice-avis-eng.html#d101)


IMA - Potassium Ferrocyanide, Trihydrate in Salt

May 31, 2011

Health Canada (HC) has recommended the Food and Drug Regulations be amended to permit for the use of "potassium ferrocyanide, trihydrate as anticaking agent in salt at a total amount not to exceed 13 ppm, used singly or in combination with sodium ferrocyanide, decahydrate".  Additionally, HC recommended allowing for "potassium ferrocyanide, trihydrate as an adjuvant in the production of dendritic salt crystals, at a total amount not to exceed 13 ppm, used singly or in combination with sodium ferrocyanide, decahydrate".  Link below for more details on these regulatory notices. (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-05-28/html/notice-avis-eng.html#d101)


IMA - Allura Red in Lumpfish Caviar

July 7, 2011

Health Canada has recommended the Food and Drug Regulations be amended to permit for the addition of the colour, allura red, at a maximum level of use of 1 300 ppm, if used singly, in lumpfish caviar. Link below for more details on these regulatory notices. (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-07-02/html/notice-avis-eng.html#d109)


IMA - Citric Acid in Canned Baby Corn 

August 3 , 2011

HHealth Canada has recommended the Food and Drug Regulations be amended to permit for the addition of citric acid (pH adjusting agent) in canned cut baby corn at good manufacturing practice levels. Link below for more details on these regulatory notices. (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-07-30/html/notice-avis-eng.html#d110


IMA - Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose in Wine 

August 9, 2011

Health Canada has recommended the Food and Drug Regulations be amended to permit for the addition of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose to prevent tartrates from precipitating during wine production, at a maximum level of use of 0.01%. Link below for more details on these regulatory notices. (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-08-06/html/notice-avis-eng.html#d107)