Food In Canada


Gary Gnirss

Gary Gnirss
Gary is a partner and president of Legal Suites, Inc., specializing in regulatory software and services
  • Feature

    The dating game

    October 1, 2019 by Gary Gnirss

    Best before dates

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  • Feature

    Time and time again

    September 1, 2019 by Gary Gnirss

    More food labelling modernization

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  • Feature

    Bioengineered food disclosure statements

    August 1, 2019 by Gary Gnirss

    When it comes to food labelling, there’s always political drama

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  • Feature

    Agricultural administrative monetary penalties

    June 1, 2019 by Gary Gnirss

    On May 1, final regulations amending the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (AAAMPR), were published in Canada Gazette II. AAAMPR has been around since the mid-1990s, but the application of administrative monetary penalties (AMP), to food labelling is new.

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  • Feature

    Healthy on my mind

    May 1, 2019 by Gary Gnirss

    If given a choice, most people choose to eat healthy foods. But the question of what is “healthy” is challenging, and should it be a term we use to describe foods or a diet? “Healthy” means many things and differs

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  • Opinion

    Truth in labelling

    May 31, 2018 by Gary Gnirss

    Front-of-packaging labelling is making things easier for consumers, but it’s not making labelling more truthful

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  • Opinion

    The future of nutrient content claims

    April 24, 2018 by Gary Gnirss

    With labelling modernization, nutrient content claims will become even more “prescribed”

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  • Opinion

    FOPs: In-your-face nutrition symbols

    April 5, 2018 by Gary Gnirss

    Foods high in saturated fat, sugars and sodium will feature nutrition symbols on the front of package

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  • Opinion

    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

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  • Opinion

    The new label blues

    December 7, 2017 by Gary Gnirss

    Get ready for more food labelling changes

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