Food In Canada

  • Canadian standards recognized internationally

    June 15, 2010 by Food in Canada

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has announced that the On-Farm Food Safety Program (OFFS) known as the CanadaGAP  (Good Agricultural Practices) program has been successfully benchmarked against GFSI’s requirements. CanadaGAP, which is administered and maintained by the Canadian Horticultural

  • Assess food claims and drug approvals equally: IOM

    May 18, 2010 by Food in Canada

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) in the U.S. is calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to apply the same rigour to evaluating the science behind food and nutritional supplement health claims as it devotes to assessing medication and medical

  • USDA updates poultry standards

    January 18, 2010 by Food in Canada

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has developed new Salmonella and Campylobacter performance standards for chickens and turkeys, reports Previously, FSIS had standards for salmonella, but not for campylobacter. The new standards respond to