Food In Canada

  • Opinion Regulation

    The bitter and sweet on sugar labelling

    August 16, 2016 by Gary Gnirss

    The U.S. has recently finalized rule making on nutrition labelling. By July 26, 2018 manufacturers with food sales of $10 million or more will need to comply with the new rules. Others have until July 26, 2019. In contrast, nutrition

  • A country with “original” labelling

    March 14, 2016 by Gary Gnirss

    Food labelling modernization in Canada has many fronts. Nutrition and ingredient labelling have received much of the attention thus far. Less well known are the many other label features – like common name, dealer name and address, best before dates,

  • The “skinny” on nutrition labelling

    October 16, 2015 by Gary Gnirss

    Both Canada and the U.S. are in the midst of revising how nutrition information will be presented on a food label

  • What do Canadians want on food labels?

    August 8, 2014 by Gary Gnirss

    Food labelling modernization is coming, but what do consumers actually want?

  • A matter of nutrition facts

    March 26, 2014 by Gary Gnirss

    The U.S. FDA has recently made it obvious that it is planning to introduce changes to nutrition labelling. The last major reform in this regard was in 1993. In contrast, mandatory nutrition labelling (MNL) was introduced in Canada in 2002,