A background document providing information about probiotics in a question and answer format.
2010-02-09 – Background
Guidance Document - The Use of Probiotic Microorganisms in Food
The purpose of this Health Canada document is to clarify the acceptable use of health claims about microorganisms represented as probiotics on food labels and in advertising. It also provides guidance on the safety, quality (stability) and labelling aspects of food products containing probiotic microorganisms.
2019-06-19 – Manual/Guide
Health Canada’s product monograph on Probiotics. Information on use, dose and risks is provided.
2019-06-27 – Handout