Tag Archives: Health Canada

Health Canada answers your questions about food labels, allergens and more

If you have food allergies, you may know that Health Canada plays a role in food labelling, inspection and enforcement. Over the years, Food Allergy Canada has been in contact with Health Canada and has provided feedback on positive changes related to labelling and other issues affecting people with allergies. Health Canada takes a proactive…  Read More

Research and advocacy

Health Canada wants to hear from you: Survey and public consultations on labelling for personal care products Health Canada is currently seeking feedback back from Canadians on a new initiative to improve regulation of self-care products in Canada. These products include: natural health products (such as supplements), cosmetics and non-prescription drugs. The survey is an opportunity to raise the…  Read More

Food Labelling

Understanding Food Labels One of the most important things you can do is to read food labels — and make a habit of checking ingredients carefully. This will help to prevent reactions to your allergens. Label-Reading Tips Read food labels each and every time you buy something. Manufacturers can change their production process and alter…  Read More