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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:14 pm 
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Anaphylaxis Canada is offering a webcast November 12, 2008 12:00 pm EST titled Understanding Health Canada's Prposed Labelling Amendments.
http://www.anaphylaxis.org/ (click on the Anaphylaxis Learning Centre on the right of the home page)

This is an opportunity to gain a better understanding the proposed amendments that were published in Canada Gazette Part I July 23, 2008.

Anaphylaxis Canada will be giving a summary of the comments andf questions to Health Canada during the 90 day consultaion period.

You can also submit your comments independantly before November 28, 2008 to:
sche-ann@hc-sc.gc.ca

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:24 pm 
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News from Anaphylaxis Canada, if you missed their webcast November 12th, it is now available for viewing. on their website.
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We are pleased to inform you that Anaphylaxis Canada's webcast, Understanding Health Canada's Proposed Food Labelling Amendments, is now available for viewing on our website at www.anaphylaxis.ca under the Anaphylaxis Learning Centre.

As you may be aware, Health Canada announced changes to the food labelling regulations on July 23, 2008 and is now seeking input on these amendments from stakeholders in the community.

This interactive webcast, facilitated by Anaphylaxis Canada consultant, Marilyn Allen, is designed to provide food-allergic consumers and those who buy on their behalf with:

1) An in-depth overview of the proposed amendments
2) An opportunity to provide feedback online

Comments and questions posed during the webcast will be summarized in a report which Anaphylaxis Canada will submit to Health Canada. As this is a pre-recorded archived version of the webcast, additional questions submitted cannot be addressed during the presentation. Please note that participant names and personal details will NOT be provided to allow for anonymity.

To access the webcast please click on http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=125451&s=1&k= ... A3344F9C63

The deadline for submitting comments through this webcast is Wednesday, November 26, 2008.

If you wish to submit your comments independently, please send them directly to Health Canada by November 28, 2008 to: sche-ann@hc-sc.gc.ca

Health Canadas frequently asked questions about the proposed food labelling regulations can be found at http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/label-etiq ... qr-eng.php

Please feel free to share this information with others that may be interested in participating in this webcast.

For your information,
Anaphylaxis Canada

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Daughter: asthma, allergies to egg, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, most legumes (not soy) & penicillin. Developing hayfever type allergies.
Husband: no allergies
Me: allergies to some tree that flowers in May
Cat: allergic to beef, pork and lamb


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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 10:59 am 
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Health Canada has released a report regarding the over 140 comments submitted for the proposed amendments on Enhanced Labelling for Food Allergens. 60 of which were e-mails from consumers.

The comment period is now closed and the comments will be considered by Health Canada.

The report can be viewed here:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/label-etiq ... xa-eng.php

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Husband: no allergies
Me: allergies to some tree that flowers in May
Cat: allergic to beef, pork and lamb


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