The belly and the brain
The quote, “Part of the secret of success in…
The Community Food Analysis Laboratory
The farming community of Lopez Island within San Juan…
Think we need to separate science and politics? Think again
Here’s a little true story I’ve used with my…
There’s a lot of buzz out there right now about the Internet of Things, and how connected devices are increasingly touching our daily lives
Canada’s food strategy: more on the process
From collaboration to planning process
Canada’s Food Strategy: So what’s in the way of moving forward?
Does the food industry have the will to change and collaborate?
Trade Shows: 11 Ways to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck
Exhibiting at trade or consumer shows may be expensive…
A natural revolution
What does “natural” mean in relation to a food?…
Genetic diversity and the “omics”
There is nothing short of a revolution underway in…
Canada’s Food Strategy: An Implementation Process
A closer look at a national food policy in Canada
Canada’s Food Strategy: The Strategies Expanded – Part 4
Four articles ago, I laid out my view of…
Is Low GI the next trend?
Food marketers are always looking for the next big…
Canada’s Food Strategy: The Strategies Expanded – Part 3
Sustainability has become a major goal for not just industry, but for nations, and indeed the entire world
The “skinny” on nutrition labelling
Both Canada and the U.S. are in the midst of revising how nutrition information will be presented on a food label
Is big data is the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity?
A more positive corporate culture can improve performance, reduce employee turnover, boost job satisfaction, and actually encourage growth.
Get out of jail free
The due diligence defence
Canada’s Food Strategy: The Strategies Expanded – Part 2
Two articles ago, I laid out my view of…
The Solution is Klear
Everyone is getting into the foodservice game. How can…
Looking for food safety leaders
The challenges of providing safe and wholesome food profitably…
Allergen and precautionary allergen labelling makeover
Not overwhelmed with regulatory modernization yet? Don’t be disappointed.…
Go to jail. Go directly to jail
After warrants were issued for their arrest, the two…
One of the concerns I hear often from food…
Why you need a brand strategy: Setting the stage for success
Recipe to Retail (Part 4) Building a sustainable brand…
Canada’s food strategy: The strategies expanded
In my last article I laid out my view…
Beretta builds a better dog
What a delicious way to celebrate summer, with the…
Canada’s food strategy: How do we pull it together?
The need for a national food initiative
Recipe to Retail (Part 3): Getting Inside the Customer’s Head
No matter how incredibly delicious a product is, taste…
Follow the leader
Walmart asks its U.S. suppliers to begin cutting back and reporting on the use of antibiotics in food animals
It’s time to pull it together
A global view and a national strategy
The grieving or greening in Vermont
Another round in GMO labelling
Dynamite comes in small boxes
Regulatory approaches for micro and small enterprises
How about the issue of productivity?
The link between productivity improvement and food waste
Regulatory Myths – Part III
Science, policy and politics
What programs does Canada have in place to deal with radionuclides?
CFIA, taking a break from all their worries!
The CFIA and Canadian food labelling