Health Canada

Corporate weed brands forge ahead with grey area sponsorships at music events Read more


Chopra was a hero of the non-GMO movement, best remembered for leading the resistance to government and industry pressure from agro-chemical giant Monsanto to approve bovine growth hormone in Canada Read more

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Like marijuana, kratom has many different strains and up until recently could be bought in local head shops, but now Health Canada is ordering the product off shelves Read more

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First, you'll need a certificate from your physician outlining your daily intake. Read more

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Research around atrazine has found endocrine-disrupting properties connected to hermaphrodite frogs, feminized fish and low sperm counts in humans living in agricultural areas Read more

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Plaintiffs seek millions in damages for tainted weed, but Health Canada maintains that "the low levels of pesticide present... would not likely cause any adverse health consequences” Read more

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New study by the Environmental Working Group in the U.S. found that a third of grease-repelling takeout wrappers and boxes from 27 fast-food chains contained PFCs Read more


Today’s industrial bakers turn flour into ready-to-eat loaves in as little as three hours, with the help of a long list of additives to slice baking times Read more

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As Health Canada warns against overexposure to borax, do-it-yourselfers say the feds are going after the wrong target Read more

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A federal audit released last month by Canada's commissioner of environment and sustainable development slams the health ministry for not doing enough to protect Canadians from hazardous consumer goods - beauty and body care products especially. Read more