Advisories, Warnings and Recalls – Drugs and health products
Health Canada believes that staying informed can help you stay healthy. To this end, the Department posts safety alerts, public health advisories, press releases and other notices related to therapeutic health products from industry to health professionals, consumers and other interested parties.
The Recalls and Safety Alerts Database provides easy access to a comprehensive list of recalls, advisories, and safety alerts. This database includes recalls from Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Transport Canada.
What information is available?
- The Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter (CARN), a quarterly publication providing information about adverse reactions and safety alerts to health care professionals,
- MedEffect e-Notice, a free e-mail service that distributes CARN, as well as e-mail notices of all issued advisories, warnings and recalls, and
- The Adverse Reaction Database, which includes information about reported adverse reactions.
Food and Consumer Safety Action Plan
2008-04-08 - The Government tabled amendments to the Food and Drugs Act, as well as introduced the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act to the legislature.
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