Many in the agri-food industry are concerned about the “outcome-based” approach the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is promoting as a better and more enlightened way of achieving regulatory compliance. One of the main concerns is about what needs to…
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.
This year Canadians will be on the hunt for heat, and that’s not just because we’re in the middle of a bitterly cold winter.
Gary Fread looks at the impact of consumer trends on Canada’s oilseeds and pulses sector
Consumer trends and their influence on the grains sector
Josh Sankey is heading for Los Angeles from New York in a trailer. But he has no money or credit cards. He’s paying for everything using 3,000 lbs of bacon.
While regulators say there is no risk to human health from the use of antibiotics in agriculture, why are we seeing the proliferation of meat labels with “no antibiotics” claims?
Dr. Ron Wasik discusses the leading cause of foodborne illnesses in North America
Could GMOs be the answer for feeding the estimated 10 billion people that will inhabit the planet by 2050?
Last month science fiction became science fact, with the successful unveiling, and consumption, of the first hamburger made from cultured beef.
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