Question 6

Question 6.

Companies must submit information to Health Canada before their health product can be sold. The information required depends on the type of product and its level of risk.

Before a health product is authorized for sale, Health Canada must be satisfied that:

its benefits outweigh its risks

the evidence supports its health claims

the risks and uncertainties can be managed

Company X will need to provide:

the results of its own testing

samples for testing in Health Canada laboratories

an application to Health Canada for approval if the company changes its processes for making a product

Based on the formulation information, priority allergens include:

Thai Fiber


Sliced Almonds


Children and older people should be restricted from accessing this product because of its novelty