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…
Regular columnist and regulatory guru, Gary Gnirss, dishes on how Canadian food regulations and the food industry have changed over the last 20 years
Gary Gnirss examines the new Food Labelling for Industry guidelines
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.