The rollout of the NEW SFCA regulations takes place this year. You must be ready to implement the requirements or face penalties. Find out what enforcement will look like direct from Health Canada, CFIA and industry leaders at the biggest event of it’s kind in Canada.
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Dr. William Yan obtained his Master degree in Microbiology and Ph.D. degree in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the University of Alberta. He completed his post-doctoral training at Tufts University Medical School in Boston, MA before beginning his career in Health Canada as a Research Scientist in 1995. Between 1999 and 2009, he was Head of the Office of Biotechnology in the Food Directorate, Chief of the Evaluation Division in the Bureau of Microbial Hazards, and Director of the Health Effects Division of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency. In 2010, Dr. Yan was appointed as Director of the Bureau of Nutritional Sciences in the Food Directorate. Since then, he has provided leadership in the Bureau’s work on developing nutritional standards and regulations as well as pre-market assessment of novel foods, novel fibres, health claims and infant formulas. He is currently leading the work on Supplemented Foods as well as projects under Health Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy such as sodium reduction and nutrition labelling initiatives.