Food In Canada

  • Green Tea a Flu Fighter?

    December 30, 2009 by Food in Canada

    New research from Japanese tea producer Ito En shows that green tea catechins can reduce infections from flu, including flu from the H1N1 virus. The study was based on past research on the antiviral properties of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), and

  • Quarantined Hogs Culled

    June 11, 2009 by Food in Canada

    An Alberta farmer whose pig herd was quarantined after Type A H1N1 virus was detected, has been forced to cull his entire herd. A Difficult Decision Arnold Van Ginkel, whose farm is near Rocky Mountain House, made the difficult decision

  • H1N1 virus affects industry in Canada

    May 12, 2009 by Food in Canada

    The Manitoba Pork Council called on the province to provide bridge emergency assistance to help pork producers cope with the affects of the H1N1 virus. Hitting pork industry hard The Pig reports that many producers have spent their entire

  • Canadian Pork Safe to Eat

    May 8, 2009 by Food in Canada

    The Canadian government is again confirming that pork products from Canada are safe to eat, despite an earlier warning by the World Health Organization. “Canadian pork is safe. There is no danger,” says federal Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, who earlier