Health Canada

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 more

Jan 14, 2018 9:09 AM News 13 Comments



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 more

Jun 5, 2017 10:27 AM News 1 Comments



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

Mar 22, 2017 3:29 PM Cannabis 1 Comments

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

Mar 19, 2017 8:48 AM Ecoholic 11 Comments

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” more

Mar 7, 2017 1:04 PM News 6 Comments

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 more

Mar 6, 2017 7:35 AM Ecoholic

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 more

Sep 19, 2016 4:27 PM News 2 Comments

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

Aug 9, 2016 2:17 PM Ecoholic 3 Comments

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. more

Jun 8, 2016 5:56 PM