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Canadian Medical Association Journal reports Health Canada's wireless limits are "A Disaster to Public Health"

Press Release (re-release July 5, 2015)

OTTAWA, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ – The Canadian Medical Association Journal today published a scathing condemnation of Health Canada’s safety guidelines for cell phones and Wifi. 243 more words


Canada To Start Using Plain Language For Drug Labels.

Plain Language Labeling Regulations to Take Effect in Canada, by Michael Mezher, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society™


Health Canada has released a new guidance document intended to clarify new ‘plain language’ labeling requirements before new regulations take effect on 13 June 2015.

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New regulations for claims/labeling of oats in Canada

If you have celiac disease and you live in Canada, you are probably already aware that new regulations for labeling and making claims about products that contain pure oats went into effect about 6 weeks ago, on May 19, 2015. 66 more words

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Government plays down asbestos revisions

OTTAWA – The federal government is playing down recent changes to the way Health Canada describes the perils of asbestos exposure online, even as experts hail the significance of the update. 126 more words


Cell tower next to University of Calgary daycare has parents ‘pushing back hard’

Cellphone towers often run into community opposition when they go up but one installed next to the University of Calgary Child Development Centre elicited especially strong reaction when it all of sudden appeared earlier this month. 481 more words


Salmonella outbreak that sickened 44 linked to frozen breaded chicken products

TORONTO – Canada’s Public Health Agency is reminding the public to take the proper precautions when handling food after a salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products sickened 44 people in four different provinces. 320 more words


What's in my e-juice? PG versus VG

One of the biggest debates about vaping is the question of safety: what’s in your e-juice?

It is generally accepted that there are four elements to e-juice: flavour, nicotine, propylene glycol (PG), and vegetable glycerin (VG). 792 more words