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This page is dedicated to allowing our local agriculture industry to search for and comment on upcoming federal legislation while the act or regulation is still being created.

Legislation for Comment

Our Federal departments and agencies give interested groups, individuals and all Canadians the chance to review and comment on proposed regulations before they are enacted, so please keep an eye on this page for future proposed legislation changes concerning agriculture and farming.

 

Consultation on New Health Labelling for Tobacco Products

Health | Policy
Comment Timeline: Oct 29, 2018 - Jan 4, 2019
Tobacco packaging is a powerful tool to promote noticeable, informative and credible health messages among tobacco users. New measures are being explored to help ensure their continued effectiveness at raising awareness of the health hazards and effects of using tobacco products. The purpose of this consultation is to gather comments on considerations for new requirements for health labelling for tobacco products, including: label design; label size and placement; labels on cigarettes; requirements across all tobacco products; label rotation; and other considerations. All interested organizations and individuals are invited to review the considerations and to provide their feedback by January 4, 2019.

Information Document: Read the tobacco health labelling Consultation document

How To Get Involved: Send an email with your comments and ideas to: hc.pregs.sc@canada.ca.

or participate by mail at:
Labelling and Plain Packaging Office
Tobacco Control Directorate
Address Locator 0301A, 150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9

Email: hc.pregs.sc@canada.ca

 

Notice of Health Canada's Proposal to Enable the Use of Protein-glutaminase from Chryseobacterium proteolyticum AE-PG as a Food Enzyme in Various Standardized and Unstandardized Foods - Reference Number: NOP/ADP-0030

Food and drug
Comment Timeline: Oct 10, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018
Notice of Health Canada's Proposal to Enable the Use of Protein-glutaminase from Chryseobacterium proteolyticum AE-PG as a Food Enzyme in Various Standardized and Unstandardized Foods - Reference Number: NOP/ADP-0030 The Federal Government completed a detailed safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of the food enzyme protein-glutaminase from Chryseobacterium proteolyticum AE-PG in various standardized and unstandardized foods. The results of Health Canada's evaluation of available scientific data support the safety and efficacy of protein-glutaminase from C. proteolyticum AE-PG when used for these purposes. Therefore, Health Canada intends to modify the List of Permitted Food Enzymes as described in the information document referenced below. The purpose of this communication is to publically announce the Department's intention in this regard and to provide the appropriate contact information for any inquiries or for those wishing to submit comments or any new scientific information relevant to the safety of this food additive.

Information Document: Health Canada’s Proposal to Enable the Use of Protein-glutaminase from Chryseobacterium proteolyticum AE-PG as a Food Enzyme in Various Standardized and Unstandardized Foods – Reference Number: NOP/ADP-0030

How To Get Involved: Health Canada's Food Directorate is committed to reviewing any new scientific information on the safety in use of any food additive, including protein-glutaminase from C. proteolyticum AE-PG. Anyone wishing to submit new scientific information on the use of this food additive or to submit any inquiries on this proposal may do so in writing, by regular mail or electronically. If you wish to contact the Food Directorate electronically, please use the words “protein-glutaminase (NOP-0030)” in the subject line of your e mail. Health Canada is able to consider information received by December 23, 2018, 75 days from the date of this posting.

Bureau of Chemical Safety, Food Directorate
251 Sir Fredrick Banting Driveway
Tunney's Pasture, PL: 2202C
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0L2
Email:  hc.bcs-bipc.sc@canada.ca

 

Consultation on Mancozeb and Its Associated End-use Products, Proposed Re-evaluation Decision PRVD2018-17

Health | Policy
Comment Timeline: Oct 5, 2018 - Jan 3, 2019
Health Canada is proposing cancellation of all uses of mancozeb, except greenhouse tobacco, due to risks to human health and the environment that were not found to be acceptable. Mancozeb is a protectant contact fungicide currently registered for use in Canada to control a broad spectrum of plant diseases on a wide variety of food and feed crops, as well as uses in forests and woodlots, outdoor ornamentals and greenhouse food crops.

Information Document: Request the full consultation document to read the Science Evaluation that is the basis of this proposed regulatory decision. 

How To Get Involved: This consultation is open for comment from 5 October 2018 to 3 January 2019 (90 calendar days).

To comment on PRVD2018-17 submit comments to the PMRA Publications Section.

All comments received will be considered. A final re-evaluation decision will consider additional scientific information provided during the public comment period.

Please refer to the document title (for example: PRVD2018-17, Mancozeb and Its Associated End-use Products) when providing comments.

 

Notice of Health Canada's Proposal to Enable the Use of Ground Limestone as a Colouring Agent in Understandardized Confectionery - Reference Number: NOP/ADP-0029

Food and drug
Comment Timeline: Oct 4, 2018 - Dec 17, 2018
Notice of Health Canada's Proposal to Enable the Use of Ground Limestone as a Colouring Agent in Understandardized Confectionery - Reference Number: NOP/ADP-0029 The Federal Government completed a detailed safety assessment of a food additive submission seeking approval for the use of ground limestone as a colouring agent in hard and soft candies and in edible inks for writing on certain confectionery. The results of Health Canada's evaluation of available scientific data support the safety of ground limestone for use as a colouring agent in such unstandardized confectionery. Therefore, Health Canada intends to modify the List of Permitted Colouring Agents as described in the information document referenced below. The purpose of this communication is to publically announce the Department's intention in this regard and to provide the appropriate contact information for any inquiries or for those wishing to submit any new scientific information relevant to the safety of this food additive.

Information Document: Health Canada's Proposal to Enable the Use of Ground Limestone as a Colouring Agent in Unstandardized Confectionery

How To Get Involved: Health Canada's Food Directorate is committed to reviewing any new scientific information on the safety in use of any food additive, including ground limestone. Anyone wishing to submit new scientific information on the use of this food additive or to submit any inquiries may do so in writing, by regular mail or electronically. If you wish to contact the Food Directorate electronically, please use the words "Ground Limestone (NOP-0029)" in the subject line of your e-mail. Health Canada is able to consider information received by December 17, 2018, 75 days from the date of this posting.

Bureau of Chemical Safety, Food Directorate
251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway
Tunney's Pasture, PL: 2202C
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0L2
E-mail: hc.bcs-bipc.sc@canada.ca

 

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