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  • AAFC has invested over $1.6 million in Quebec cheese processor

    January 15, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    La Corporation des Moines Bénédictins (Fromagerie de Saint Benoît-du-Lac) has received an investment from Agriculture and Agri-Food of over $1.6 million to purchase and install modern automation equipment in its new plant. This investment is expected to lead to lower

  • Safe Food for Canadians Act Regulations a positive step

    January 15, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    The coming into force today of the Safe Food for Canadians Act regulations is a positive step in the modernization of Canada’s food safety regulatory regime, according to the Canadian Supply Chain Food Safety Coalition. Since the industry-based Coalition was

  • News Regulation

    New Canadian food regulations are now in force

    January 15, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are now in force. These regulations require most food businesses to have a Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence to import, export or send food across provincial and territorial boundaries. Read the tips for a smooth Safe

  • News Regulation

    Health Canada upholds Glysophate decision after concluding review

    January 11, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Health Canada announced today that its final decision on glysophate will stand following a review the agency began in 2017. Following the release of the Department’s final re-evaluation decision on glyphosate in 2017, Health Canada received eight notices of objection. There have

  • Food Safety professorship established at University of Guelph

    January 11, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    With food recalls from romaine lettuce to cauliflower generating perennial headlines, a new $1-million gift from two University of Guelph grads will establish a professorship intended to improve food safety in Canada and abroad. Prof. Lawrence Goodridge, a three-time U

  • News Products

    Beyond Meat launches Beyond Burger 2.0

    January 11, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Beyond Burger 2.0 is the latest product innovation from plant-based protein company Beyond Meat. The company says the new, meatier patty is the “next step forward toward the perfect build of meat from plants.” Peas, brown rice and mung beans provide

  • Edmonton startup hopes to serve lab-produced chicken within five years

    January 9, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    The Edmonton Journal reports that Future Fields, a three-person company that launched in 2017 hopes to break into the cultured meat industry by producing chicken products in a lab. Lead scientist and co-founder Matt Anderson-Baron, a PhD student in cell

  • New carbohydrate discovered in barley

    January 9, 2019 by food in Canada staff

    University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a new complex carbohydrate in barley. The first of its kind to be discovered in over 30 years, the cereal polysaccharide has potential applications in food, medicine and cosmetics. The research by the University

  • News Products

    Arla Foods Ingredients launches optimized comfort concept for infant formula

    January 9, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Optimized comfort is at the heart of a new whey protein-based concept for infant formula developed by Arla Foods Ingredients. Infant formulas contain significantly more protein than human milk. Since protein is hard to digest, this can lead to gastrointestinal

  • Could this widely used food additive cause celiac disease?

    January 9, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Research suggests that celiac disease could be caused by a bacterial enzyme used to manufacture sausages, cheese, bread and other processed foods. Myths about gluten are hard to bust. Intolerance, allergy, sensitivity, hypersensitivity. What is what? Celiac disease is none of