Health Canada

Consultation on restricting unhealthy food and beverage marketing to children

Consultation on restricting unhealthy food and beverage marketing to children From Health Canada Current status: open You’re invited to give feedback on our proposed approach to restrict the marketingFootnote 1 of unhealthy food and beverages to children. Why We want to reduce how much advertising children see […]

Second consultation on the revision of Canada’s Food Guide

Second consultation on the revision of Canada’s Food Guide We are revising Canada’s 2007 Food Guide to strengthen our recommendations about healthy food choices and eating behaviours. Why Canada’s Food Guide provides practical healthy eating recommendations based on the best evidence to help you make […]

Notice of Health Canada’s Proposal to Remove Ethylene Oxide from the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses – Reference Number : NOP/AVP-0025

Notice of Health Canada’s Proposal to Remove Ethylene Oxide from the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses – Reference Number : NOP/AVP-0025 June 1, 2017 Background The Federal Government completed a detailed safety assessment of ethylene oxide, which included the current uses […]

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Preservatives to Enable the Use of Carnobacterium maltaromaticum CB1 as an Antimicrobial Preservative in Certain Meat and Poultry Meat Products – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0097

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Preservatives to Enable the Use of Carnobacterium maltaromaticum CB1 as an Antimicrobial Preservative in Certain Meat and Poultry Meat Products – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0097 Background Health Canada’s Food Directorate completed a detailed safety assessment of a food […]

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Calcium Lactate as a Calcium Source for Alginate Gels in Formed Meat, Poultry and Fish Products – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0094

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Calcium Lactate as a Calcium Source for Alginate Gels in Formed Meat, Poultry and Fish Products – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0094 Background Health Canada’s Food Directorate […]

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Lactococcus lactis DSM 11037 as an Oxygen Scavenger in Certain Modified Atmosphere-Packaged (MAP) or Vacuum-Packaged Preserved Meat Products – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0095

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Lactococcus lactis DSM 11037 as an Oxygen Scavenger in Certain Modified Atmosphere-Packaged (MAP) or Vacuum-Packaged Preserved Meat Products – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0095 Background Health Canada’s […]

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Calcium Chloride as a Meat Tenderizing Agent in Certain Standardized Meat Products – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0096

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Calcium Chloride as a Meat Tenderizing Agent in Certain Standardized Meat Products – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0096 Background Health Canada’s Food Directorate completed a scientific assessment […]

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Extend the Use of Erythritol to Meal Replacement Dry Beverage Mixes and to Nutritional Supplements in Various Formats (Bar, Instant Breakfast Cereal, and Hot and Cold Beverage Dry Mix) – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0093

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Extend the Use of Erythritol to Meal Replacement Dry Beverage Mixes and to Nutritional Supplements in Various Formats (Bar, Instant Breakfast Cereal, and Hot and Cold Beverage Dry Mix) – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0093 Background Health […]

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to Enable the Use of Chymosin B from Kluyveromyces lactis CIN in Certain Dairy Foods – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0091

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to Enable the Use of Chymosin B from Kluyveromyces lactis CIN in Certain Dairy Foods – Document Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0091 Background Health Canada received a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of chymosin B […]

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Advantame as a Sweetener in Certain Unstandardized Foods Including Certain Beverages – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0092

Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Sweeteners to Enable the Use of Advantame as a Sweetener in Certain Unstandardized Foods Including Certain Beverages – Reference Number: NOM/ADM-0092 Background Health Canada’s Food Directorate completed a detailed safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking […]