Food In Canada


Opinion Food Safety
December 8, 2016  

Building confidence and competence with technology

Today’s business realities are unlike anything that could have

Opinion Regulation
December 8, 2016  

Another victory for anti-science? Mandatory labelling of GE food

The United States has just adopted another policy that

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing
November 11, 2016  

Canada’s export strategy: What does the U.S. election mean for us?

The U.S. is by far our largest export market in literally all of the food sectors

Opinion Specialty Foods Food Trends Research & Development
November 1, 2016  

Innovation Inspiration from GIC

Trade shows can reveal a wealth of innovative ideas

Opinion Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
October 14, 2016  

Health Food Barometer: 7 Opportunities

With today’s rapid rate of new product launches, it’s

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
October 11, 2016  

Agri-food week

Let’s make the week of Oct. 10 Agri-food Week

Opinion Packaging Regulation
October 11, 2016  

Is food labelling getting smarter?

There is an insatiable appetite by consumers to better know the food they eat. How much info should be on the label?

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Processing Regulation
October 6, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: Now what?

Let’s ensure the food industry will succeed when export development opportunities arise

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
September 26, 2016  

Food Lawyers: A brief retrospective

With the growth of food law in the last 20 years has come an explosion in media attention to food issues

Opinion Food Safety Processing Research & Development
September 26, 2016  

Food irradiation of beef

Why are we so reluctant to adopt safe and effective technology to improve food safety?

Opinion Meat &Poultry Business Operations Food Safety Processing Research & Development
September 26, 2016  

Food irradition: A historical perspective

The story of food irradiation is enshrouded in misconceptions, despite the safety of such foods being overwhelmingly supported by decades of research

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing
September 7, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: More on the export challenge

Worldwide events that will likely affect Canadian food exports

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Regulation
August 16, 2016  

The bitter and sweet on sugar labelling

The U.S. has recently finalized rule making on nutrition

Opinion Food Safety Processing
August 9, 2016  

Are we there yet?

In the past months I have participated in a

Opinion Packaging Regulation
August 9, 2016  

Regulatory Labelling: Protect Your Business

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 8 Sometimes brand owners make

Opinion Business Operations
July 29, 2016  

Canada’s Food Strategy: So what can we do now?

How can “Canada Food Inc.” move an increased exports strategy forward?

Opinion Business Operations
July 26, 2016  

How to Make Better Decisions

Food processors and brand owners frequently need to deal

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing
July 7, 2016  

Canada’s Food Strategy: Some major challenges

As I continue thinking about the topic of Canada’s

Opinion Packaging
June 23, 2016  

Packaging: Much more than a pretty face

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 7 Packaging is a huge investment.

Opinion Food Safety
June 8, 2016  

Let’s get small

Since writing on nanotechnology over two decades ago, the

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Safety Regulation
June 8, 2016  

Supplemented foods

Canadian food regulations are very prescriptive and prohibitive on

Opinion Meat &Poultry Food Safety Regulation
June 8, 2016  

Prudent use of antibiotics in animal production

While the medical community recognizes that the emergence and

Opinion Business Operations Processing
June 3, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: Some things are happening

In my articles I have talked a great deal

Opinion Food Trends Packaging Regulation
May 9, 2016  

Seeing through labelling transparency

“It can scarcely be denied that the supreme goal

Opinion Food Safety
May 9, 2016  

The U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Initiative

When it comes to global trade, Canada and the

Opinion Food Safety Food Trends
May 9, 2016  

Label raw milk cheese

The science keeps piling up. It is not safe

Opinion Business Operations
April 27, 2016  

Canada’s Food Strategy: A little more on the process

Three articles ago, I talked about An Implementation Process.

Opinion Processing
April 11, 2016  

Transforming recipes into formulations

It all starts with “the big idea.” But not

Opinion Food Safety
April 11, 2016  

Are you ready for FSMA?

On Jan. 4, 2011 the United States launched the

Opinion Regulation
April 11, 2016  

The heat on Canada’s food guide

Canada’s senators, not the hockey team, have recently come

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
March 28, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: Now is the time

I have spoken a lot about the development of

Opinion Packaging Regulation
March 14, 2016  

A country with “original” labelling

Food labelling modernization in Canada has many fronts. Nutrition

Opinion Food Safety
March 14, 2016  

Safe Food Canada: The Learning Partnership – Part 2

In March 2015 I introduced readers to Safe Food

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
March 4, 2016  

How Food Safety Culture can protect and grow your bottom line

If you’re in the food business, ensuring your products

Opinion Business Operations
February 29, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: risks and benefits

I have covered many topics in these articles on

Opinion Business Operations
February 11, 2016  

What can a marketing plan do for you?

Recipe to Retail (Part 5) Are you flying by the seat