Consultation Documents: Health Canada
On March 25, 2021, Health Canada launched its consultation on “Proposed new guidance for Novel Food Regulations focused on plant breeding”. The consultation website has a page of introduction and page that summarizes the proposals. There are also two consultation documents available upon request from Health Canada, or posted here:
- Proposed Health Canada Guidance on the pre-market assessment of foods derived from Retransformants under of Division 28 of Part B of the Food and Drug Regulations (the Novel Food Regulations)
- Proposed Changes to Health Canada Guidance on the interpretation of Division 28 of Part B of the Food and Drug Regulations (the Novel Food Regulations): When is a food that was derived from a plant developed through breeding a “novel food”?
For action and updates, return to www.cban.ca/NoExemptions