Food In Canada

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Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Safety Packaging Regulation
October 10, 2017  

20 years of writing for Food in Canada – Part 2

The consolidation of federal food legislation begins the cycle for the next two decades of food in Canada

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
October 10, 2017  

Sue the CFIA for its negligence? Good luck

If the CFIA’s negligence causes economic loss, can the injured food company obtain compensation through litigation?

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Trends
September 15, 2017  

The nature of success

Do food and beverage companies need to be in growth mode to have a positive impact?

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety Regulation
September 15, 2017  

Food recall effectiveness

Food safety expert, Ron Wasik, offers an overview of approaches to enhance food recall effectiveness

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Packaging Processing Regulation
September 15, 2017  

20 years of writing for Food in Canada – Part I

Regular columnist and regulatory guru, Gary Gnirss, dishes on how Canadian food regulations and the food industry have changed over the last 20 years

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends Processing
August 8, 2017  

How to promote your brand on a tight budget

Many brand owners don’t realize that they’re responsible for marketing their products

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
August 8, 2017  

Yes, CFIA, safe food is the priority but it’s not your only job

The CFIA has a clear legislative mandate to help the commercial interests of Canadian industry

Opinion Health & Wellness Food Trends Regulation
August 8, 2017  

The new Canada’s Food Guide

If all goes according to plan, Health Canada will unveil the newest edition of Canada’s Food Guide in early 2018

Opinion Food Safety Research & Development
August 8, 2017  

Advances in plant sanitation

Sani Marc offers innovative products and services to Canadian food processors

Opinion Specialty Foods Food Trends Research & Development
July 19, 2017  

SIAL Canada Inspires Innovation

Surrounded by a sea of olive oil and quinoa

Opinion Food Safety
June 14, 2017  

Food Safety: How to Protect Your Brand

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 11 Food is risky business.

Opinion Packaging Regulation
June 7, 2017  

The name game: Labelling & the IPPB

Labelling practices for “Identity and principal place of business” (IPPB) are due for modernization

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
June 7, 2017  

Questionable assumptions in the SFCR

Estimates made in CG1 will impact the CFIA’s ability to carry out its mandate

Opinion Business Operations Processing
May 15, 2017  

Partnering with Co-packers

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 10 Brand owners often partner with

Opinion Beverages Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Seafood Food Trends
May 10, 2017  

Evolution in Food Trends

Innovation is critical for success in the packaged foods

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety
May 4, 2017  

Measuring the success of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Every business assesses its performance against well-defined business goals

Opinion Seafood Packaging Regulation
May 4, 2017  

Fishy food labelling

Seafood labelling in Canada was a recent focus of

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety Regulation
May 4, 2017  

Happy birthday, CFIA

The 20th anniversary of the Canadian Food Inspection  Agency

Opinion Business Operations Food In Canada Food Trends Processing
May 2, 2017  

Canada’s Food Sector: What’s going to change?

Our complex food sector requires collaboration with government across all sectors of the industry

Opinion Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends Products
April 25, 2017  

SIAL Innovation Finalists

Now in it’s 10th year, SIAL INNOVATION celebrates innovative

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety Regulation
April 9, 2017  

SFCR and food safety – Part II

This month I’ll continue to look at some of

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Packaging Regulation
April 9, 2017  

The flavour in food labelling modernization

The flavour of food must be appealing in order to sell a product. But it’s not too often we get to sample food before we buy. Instead, the principal means of communicating flavours on a packaged consumer food is via its label.

Opinion Food Trends
March 28, 2017  

Harvey’s Undresses the Burger: 5 Takeaways for Brand Owners

I had the pleasure of a behind-the-scenes look at

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations
March 16, 2017  

Canada’s Food Sector: A Strategy for Change?

Developing a national food strategy for the Canadian food and beverage industry is key, writes Gary Fread. But with major changes coming at the sector, developing a strategy is fraught with challenges. Here are some of the big ones

Opinion Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods
March 7, 2017  

Protein by any other name

An ever widening array of protein sources is now available to consumers

Opinion Regulation
March 7, 2017  

Driving Change

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Opinion Regulation
March 7, 2017  

Fettering discretion

A cautionary reminder for regulators and their ministers

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
March 7, 2017  

The food safety focus of SFCA

Food safety concerns contained in the Safe Food for Canadians Act

Opinion Business Operations
February 13, 2017  

The Price is Right. Or is it?

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 9 One of many challenges food

Opinion Food Safety
February 8, 2017  

An accountant’s role in food safety

Everyone in a food enterprise is part of the food safety team

Opinion Regulation
February 8, 2017  

The future of food labelling

Redefining food labelling compliance rolls

Opinion Business Operations
February 7, 2017  

Canada’s Food Sector: Some Lack of Awareness

The significance of the food and beverage industry to Canada’s economy

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends Packaging
January 9, 2017  

How Healthy Crunch cultivated a rapidly growing brand

Brand owners dream of retail chains eager to list

Opinion Exporting & Importing Research & Development
December 15, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: Let’s talk innovation

Innovation is a key priority to increase the Canadian food processing industry’s competitiveness

Opinion Ingredients & Additives Food In Canada Food Trends Research & Development
December 8, 2016  

Ingredients Provide Solutions

The food ingredients industry is continually evolving to help

Opinion Health & Wellness Regulation
December 8, 2016  

Front-of-packaging nutrition labelling

Health Canada is turning up the heat on healthy