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2013-11-04 08:26:06

CHFA launches the Canadian Family's Guide to Navigating Natural Health TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - To celebrate Natural Health Products (NHP) Week, the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) is launching a free, five-part guide aimed at helping Canadian families make informed decisions about natural health. The Canadian Family's Guide to Navigating Natural Health, was developed with nutritionist and author Lianne Phillipson-Webb. Canadians can download the guide at chfa.ca for...

2013-09-23 23:32:42

Zion Health; Leading manufacturer of Natural Clay Skin and Wellness products features Unique Anti-Aging Clay Body Care Line at Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD Sept 25-28, 2013. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Zion Health, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, natural clay skin and wellness products, is set to debut its Anti-Aging Mineral Skin Care line; Adama Minerals at the Natural Products Expo East Trade Show – the largest natural health products trade...

2013-09-06 23:20:46

Mike Powell, Olympian and World Record holder for the long jump to become spokesperson for NatraGood. NatraGood is a manufacturer and nationwide distributor of natural health products including NatraLean and NatraBurst. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Long jump World Record holder, Mike Powell, has leaped into a sponsorship deal with the nationwide nutrition company NatraGood™. NatraGood™, based in Florida, manufactures and distributes natural health products nationwide including...

2013-02-18 12:23:43

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2013 /CNW/ -The issue: A Toronto retail outlet (Handy Variety, 591 Sherbourne St.) has voluntarily handed over counterfeit Viagra and Cialis to Health Canada following a compliance and enforcement action by the Department. The counterfeit Viagra product is labelled as 100mg tablets (lot number 314833021), and has 11 blister packs of 4 tablets and one incomplete blister of 2 tablets per package. The counterfeit Cialis product is labelled as 20mg tablets (lot...

2013-02-02 16:20:12

New streamlined approach improves access and safety MONTRÉAL, Feb. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadians now have access to more than 60,000 licenced natural health products as a result of the Government of Canada's more efficient approach to authorizing these products, Parliamentary Secretary of Health, Dr. Colin Carrie announced today. "The safety of Canadians is always our number one priority," said Parliamentary Secretary, Dr. Carrie at the Canadian Health Food Association...

2013-01-03 12:24:54

OTTAWA, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - As the rate of obesity has increased in Canada, so has the market for weight-loss products. While authorized health products for weight loss may provide benefits when used properly as part of a weight management program, the use of unauthorized health products may pose serious risks to your health. The vast majority of natural health products (NHPs) have a history of safe use and are responsibly marketed. But some products found on the Canadian market...

2012-12-21 16:22:33

OTTAWA, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - The issue: Health Canada's testing of "EV Princess Express Peeling", "EV Princess Extra Whitening Night Cream" and "Ling Zhi BB Whitening Cream" identified levels of mercury that are beyond the allowable limit set by Health Canada. All three are unauthorized natural health products promoted as facial creams. The amount of mercury in these products may present a significant health risk to Canadians, including vulnerable populations such as...

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...

2012-09-19 17:01:24

DNA barcoding developed by University of Guelph researchers has proven up to 88 per cent effective in authenticating natural health products, according to a new U of G study. The study appears in the latest issue of Food Research International. It´s a crucial finding because the health product industry is under-regulated worldwide and mislabeling poses economic, health, legal and environmental implications, says study author Mehrdad Hajibabaei. “Currently there is no other...

2012-09-18 10:25:12

OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The issue: "Zhuifeng Tougu Wan", an unauthorized natural health product, is being voluntarily recalled after testing identified levels of mercury that are far beyond the allowable limit set by Health Canada. In addition, the product also contains lead at more than four times higher than the allowable limit and arsenic at nearly twice the amount of the allowable limit. The amount of mercury in "Zhuifeng Tougu Wan" may present a significant health...