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New regulatory practices to dietary supplements in Canada endanger U.S. brand suppliers

By Aaron Skelton, President and Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA)

In an attempt to overhaul an already effective system, Health Canada's new regulatory measures for dietary supplements are inadvertently causing more harm than good – not only to Canadian consumers, retailers, and brands but also to U.S. suppliers.

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Health Canada’s proposal on cost recovery for Natural Health Products raises questions

By Katrina Coughlin, Laura E. Gomez, Jon-Paul Powers, PhD, Lewis Retik, & Lauren Richardson - Gowling WLG

On May 12, 2023, Health Canada published a proposal detailing cost recovery fees for natural health products (NHPs). While there is a lot of information to digest in Health Canada's proposal, the proposed fees detailed below raise questions regarding...


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