Meetings and Correspondence on the development of new regulatory guidance for novel foods
Find out about communications with stakeholders in regards to the development of new regulatory guidance about novel foods.
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|Date||Topic||Organization||Type of interaction||Purpose||Health Canada office||Document(s) shared||Order a copy|
|2020-09-11||Genetically modified foods||Canadian Biotechnology Action Network||Stakeholder-Initiated Meeting||Update from Health Canada regarding current and future policies relating to Genetically modified foods.||Director General's Office, Food Directorate||
|2020-10-13||Plant breeding innovation||Canada Grains Council||Stakeholder-initiated correspondence||To share feedback on Health Canada’s Plant Breeding Innovation Proposal||Assistant Deputy Minister’s Office||
|2020-10-16||Science of gene editing and other plant breeding innovations||Industry and academic experts in plant breeding||Health Canada-initiated virtual panel session||To seek expert input and perspectives on a list of questions that have been identified by regulators and that are linked to the development of new regulatory guidance for novel foods, specific to plant breeding.||Bureau of Microbial Hazards, Food Directorate||
|2020-10-30||Plant breeding innovation||Canada Grains Council||Stakeholder-Initiated Meeting||An introductory meeting for the Canada Grains Council to provide background information about their organization, provide an overview of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops, including their Grains Code of Practice, the impact of COVID-19 on the grain sector, and plant breeding innovation.||Assistant Deputy Minister’s Office||
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