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New Canadian GMP Regulations on FDA’s Radar

The US Food and Drug Administration has published a news release on its website, advising industry participants that Good Manufacturing Practices for the importation and wholesale of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) are set to come into effect in Canada on November 8th. The FDA news release points out that “the regulations [...] extend establishment licensing requirements to all API...

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New GMP regulations for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Come Into Force

According to Health Canada, regulations amending the Food and Drug Regulations to extend Good Manufacturing Practices requirements to active pharmaceutical ingredients, together with the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement (RIAS) for the proposal, have been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II. The new regulations come into force as of November 8, 2013. Health Canada will update the...

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Message from David Berry

There are lots of exciting projects in the works at Gurvey & Berry. We just launched our new web-site and we’re in the process of rolling out the “More than just white powder” marketing campaign. To kick off the campaign, we’ve been on the road visiting new and existing customers, soliciting feedback and discussing our service first philosophy, sourcing capabilities, and our...

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Surprising New Study

IHR Magazine reports on a new study in France, which appeared to discover that total greenhouse emissions associated with vegetarian and vegan diets are not much less, if not more, than those associated with omnivorous diets. Counter-intuitive as they may be, the findings indicate that those eating fruits and vegetables alone need to consume more produce to obtain the same amount of energy as...

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Back From CHFA Quebec And Regulatory Update

Eugene Martynovitch, our VP Business Development and Quality, attended the Regulatory Breakfast preceding the CHFA trade show in Montreal last week. Main updates from the NHPD were: - There will be an 18-month transition period from UPLAR to regular licensing. - Enforcement measures will be assessed on the basis of potential risk to the public. - A 3-class PLA review system is being implemented,...

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CHFA Quebec Feb 1st

We’re at CHFA Quebec on February 1st meeting clients and making contacts. We hope to see you there.

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