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- Veterinary Drugs: How Much is Too Much to Leave in our Food Animals?
We should be concerned with what is in our food. And when it comes to meat and meat by-products, we are often concerned about the hormones and antibiotics that are given to animals, which we then go on to consume. But what about the residue limits from veterinary drugs that get administered to our … Read more »
- Anticipating Change: Supplemented Foods to Amend Canada's Food Regulations
Supplemented foods currently exist in a gray area of the law – not quite health products, despite containing added ingredients that provide physiological or health effects, and not quite foods as defined by the Food and Drug Regulations (FDRs). The best example of a supplemented food is a caffeinat … Read more »
- Modernizing the CBSA: an Electronic Service Designed to Help Importers
On May 25th, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) launched Phase One of its two phase attempt to modernize and streamline the process of importing commercial goods to Canada, thereby offering the country a competitive advantage on the global market. With the launch of CBSA Assessment and … Read more »
- Employment Opportunity – Food Lawyer
G. S. Jameson & Company (“GSJ&Co”), is seeking a junior associate. The primary legal services offered by GSJ&Co, a firm with expertise and specialization in food law, relate to Canadian food regulation, trade, and corporate/commercial law. GSJ&Co clients are stakeholders that operate at various poin … Read more »
- CFIA Update: Food Imports to be Rejected at Border without SFC Licence staring March 15
According to a recent CFIA notification, starting March 15, 2021, food imports that arrive at the Canadian border without a Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence will be automatically turned away (see below for the full text of the CFIA notification). Importers must obtain their SFC licence before a … Read more »