People in the know

This page is dedicated to providing visitors to the Legal Suites® website with additional contact resources. Individuals or firms listed in the Legal Suites® Partner Referral Service are independent contractors not affiliated with Legal Suites Inc., nor do any relationships with these individuals or firms constitute a partnership, joint venture, agency or franchise.


Bulcan Foodbev Consultants (A Division of Legal Suites Inc.)

Hands on food compliance consulting, (Canada & US), and language services are provided by Bulcan Foodbev Consultants (BFB Consultants). Some clients need a bit more help from time to time to manage their regulatory affairs. This is where BFB Consultants can provide additional needed help.

While BFB Consultants has a separate work function to Legal Suites Inc., there are familiar faces there as the founders of BFB Consultants also started Legal Suites Inc. in 1996. BFB has been consulting since 1990.

For more information on services contact...

Bulcan Foodbev Consultants

936081 Airport Road

Mulmur, Ontario

Canada L9V 0L3

Tel: (705) 435-2041

Fax: (705) 435-1467

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A bit more information on some of our services.

  • Label Review Services...

    • Canadian Food Labelling: Includes all foods and beverages, (e.g. retail, food for further manufacture, foodservice, infant formula, alcoholic beverages, foods for special dietary use, formulated liquid diets, etc.)

    • US Food Labeling: Includes all foods under the authority of FDA and USDA. Foods excluded are alcoholic beverages, medical foods and infant formula.

    • Canadian Consumer Product labelling: Includes reviews for pet food, household goods, and consumer chemicals.

  • Label Registration...

    • USDA: The labels for certain foods, such as meat and poultry product, must be registered with the USDA. Assistance in making submissions is offered. Assistance with filling notices to FDA for canned foods and low acid/acidified foods is also provided.

  • Other Regulatory Services...

    • CANADA: A host of other compliance services is provided, including assistance with food additive submissions, novel food notices, interim marketing authorizations, temporary marketing authorization under the Food and Drug Regulations and the Processed Products Regulations.

  • Translations Services...

    • FRENCH for CANADA: French translations are essential when dealing with the labelling of products for sale in Canada. There are very few exemptions from official bilingual requirements under Federal law. The Province of Québec requires that French be given equal prominence to any other language. The rules for nomenclature in English and a well as French requires specialized expertise.

    • SPANISH for USA: English is the official language in the US. While Spanish is not required on US labels, it is essential in certain areas in the US, such as in the southern states, in order to successfully market products. It is also a requirement under FDA law that where a food label includes any language, other than English, that all mandatory information must also be stated on the label in that language.


 NSF - Guelph Food Technology Centre

In need of additional food related training. The NSF- Guelph Food Technology Centre may have what you are looking for. In addition the NSF-GFTC features other services including nutrition analysis by chemistry or computer generation.

For more information on services contact...

NSF-GFTC

88 McGilvray Street

Guelph, Ontario

Canada N1G 2W

Tel: (519) 821-1246

Fax: (519) 836-1281

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Web: http://www.gftc.ca

 


Food In Canada

Gary Gnirss of Legal Suites Inc. has been a featured author of the regulatory affairs column in Food In Canada since 1997. In need of insight into the Canadian food business, then Food in Canada may be the publication for you.

For more information on services contact...

Food in Canada

80 Valleybrook Drive

North York, Ontario

Canada M3B 2S9

Tel: (416) 510-6775

Web: http://www.foodincanada.com/

Food Suite® Features

 Food Suite® Smart Tools Reference Manual to the Food and Drugs Act & Regulations.

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