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Canada is reviewing its voluntary letter of no objection (LONO) program for food packaging materials, while continuing to process existing and new requests for assessments, said Elena Emelianova, Ph.D., Health Canada, at the Keller and Heckman Food Packaging Law Seminar, held October 19-20, 2016, in Arlington, VA.  Speaking on the regulation of food-contact materials in Canada, she explained that the triggers behind the review are:

Health Canada announced that by March 31, 2016, all existing Drug Master Files (DMFs) in paper format must be replaced by electronic copies.

What are NAFTA Requirements for Housewares Produced in China but Packaged in Canada?

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Please Explain the "Made in USA" Requirements for Packaging?

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What are Canada's Regulations on Warning Labels?
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