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Guidance for Industry on Novelty Determination of High Pressure Processing (HPP) - Treated Food Products

Summary

This guidance document entitled Guidance for Industry on Novelty Determination of High Pressure Processing (HPP)-Treated Food Products clearly identifies which HPP-treated food products are no longer considered to be novel and those that are still considered to be novel, as defined under Next link will take you to another Web site Division 28 of Part B of the Food and Drug Regulations. This document will allow food manufacturers to determine whether their HPP-treated product requires a safety assessment by Health Canada, as set out in Division B.28, prior to sale in the Canadian marketplace.

Guidance Document

To obtain an electronic copy of the document, Guidance for Industry on Novelty Determination of High Pressure Processing (HPP)-Treated Food Products, please contact our publications office or send an e-mail to publications@hc-sc.gc.ca with the subject heading "HPFB BMH Guidance HPP-eng".

Contact

For additional information, please contact:

Bureau of Microbial Hazards, Food Directorate