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2012-11-19 08:28:48

OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, joined by Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, will make an important announcement. Minister Aglukkaq will be available to answer questions from the media following her remarks. Date November 19, 2012Time 10:15 a.m.Location Health Canada - Brooke Claxton Building Room 0115C Tunney's Pasture Ottawa, ON   SOURCE Health Canada

2012-11-18 20:20:25

OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, joined by Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, will make an important announcement. Minister Aglukkaq will be available to answer questions from the media following her remarks. Date November 19, 2012Time 10:15 a.m.Location Health Canada - Brooke Claxton Building Room 0115C Tunney's Pasture Ottawa, ON   SOURCE Health Canada

2012-11-13 16:25:27

OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, today announced that Canada's Food and Drug Regulations will become even stronger. Currently in Canada, internationally accepted high quality standards - known as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) - are required for the production of pharmaceutical drugs.  To make sure that the health and safety of Canadian consumers and their families are even more protected, the active ingredients (AI) in these...

2012-11-09 12:26:09

Continuing to take action on harmful chemicals, especially those found in products that are used by children ETOBICOKE, ON, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, introduced a proposed regulatory amendment to help protect infants and toddlers from unnecessary exposure to a harmful chemical found in some consumer products. The proposed regulatory amendment would prohibit products intended for children under three years of age that are made,...

2012-11-08 20:21:52

ETOBICOKE,ON, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, will attend Toys for the North launch. While at the event the Minister will make an announcement related to the safety of children's toys. Media are required to present proper identification for accreditation. Date November 9, 2012Time 11:00 a.m.Location Thomson Terminals Warehouse 1231 Martin Grove Road Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 4X2     SOURCE Health Canada

2012-11-07 16:26:31

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Avmor Ltd. has expanded its recall of products to include four additional lots of the product X3 Clean Alcohol-Free Foaming Hand Sanitizer (Benzalkonium chloride 0.13%). The X3 product was originally recalled last month as a precautionary measure following the recall of another Avmor product, Antimicrobial Foaming Hand Soap (Triclosan 0.3%), because of microbial contamination. Health Canada will to update its list of recalled products if additional lots or...

2012-11-01 11:27:17

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Recent research by Health Canada estimates that 16 per cent of lung cancer deaths among Canadians are attributable to indoor radon exposure, making radon gas the second leading cause of lung cancer after tobacco smoking. The good news is that it is easy to reduce the risk. "November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and an opportunity to raise awareness of this significant, but relatively unknown, health risk", said the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister...

2012-10-31 11:25:41

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Health Canada has completed its review of safety information for Agriflu and Fluad and is releasing the two seasonal flu vaccines for immediate use. As a precautionary step, the products were temporarily pulled from distribution last week by the manufacturer and held from use in flu vaccination clinics at the request of Health Canada while it investigated any possible concerns. Health Canada looked at the results of its own testing, conducted a health...

2012-10-30 11:25:54

OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to expand its warnings about products made at the New England Compounding Center (NECC), Health Canada would like to advise Canadians that, to date, there have been no Canadian cases reported to Health Canada of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated health products from the NECC. The NECC facility is not licenced to produce health products for the Canadian market, and Health Canada has not...

2012-10-19 04:02:05

The Advanced Anti-Aging Formula and Advanced Skin Brightening Formula, both part of GliSODin Skin Nutrients´ professional line of nutricosmetics complementing aesthetic procedures, and both rich in powerful antioxidants, have received Natural Product Numbers (NPN) from Health Canada Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 GliSODin Skin Nutrients is pleased to announce that its Advanced Anti-Aging Formula and Advanced Skin Brightening Formula have each received a Natural Product Number...