Food In Canada

  • Opinion Regulation

    Prescribing food labelling rules

    February 22, 2018 by Gary Gnirss

    Our discussion on food labelling modernization often uses the terms “prescriptive” and “prescribed” to describe the evolution in how regulations govern food. Not only are there more labelling requirements today than a few decades ago, but the expectations of how

  • 20 years of writing for Food in Canada – Part I

    September 15, 2017 by Gary Gnirss

    Regular columnist and regulatory guru, Gary Gnirss, dishes on how Canadian food regulations and the food industry have changed over the last 20 years

  • Memories of the Guide to Food Labelling and Advertising

    May 23, 2014 by Gary Gnirss

    Gary Gnirss examines the new Food Labelling for Industry guidelines

  • Opinion Regulation

    The year ahead in food regulation and labelling

    February 10, 2014 by Gary Gnirss

    Last year was a year of breaking bad that included much discussion and anticipation over the future of food regulation in Canada. It also threw in a few surprises, such as transitioning the authority of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to Health Canada. Many questions concerning the future of how food will be regulated still need to be addressed.