Food In Canada

Opinions

Opinion Grain & Oilseed Milling Business Operations
January 30, 2014  

Building a national food strategy: Consumer trends and the oilseeds and pulses division

Gary Fread looks at the impact of consumer trends on Canada’s oilseeds and pulses sector

Opinion Business Operations Processing
January 10, 2014  

Building a national food strategy: consumer trends and the grains division

Consumer trends and their influence on the grains sector

Opinion Meat &Poultry Business Operations
December 19, 2013  

Bacon and a dream

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.

Opinion Food Safety Research & Development
December 18, 2013  

Antibiotics in meat: Does the science matter?

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?

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety
December 5, 2013  

Norovirus and the connection to foodborne illness

Dr. Ron Wasik discusses the leading cause of foodborne illnesses in North America

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Safety Food Trends Research & Development
December 4, 2013  

The great debate

Could GMOs be the answer for feeding the estimated 10 billion people that will inhabit the planet by 2050?

Opinion
December 4, 2013  

To boldly eat what no one has eaten before…

Last month science fiction became science fact, with the successful unveiling, and consumption, of the first hamburger made from cultured beef.

Opinion Food Safety Packaging
December 4, 2013  

An easier choice

Hard to open packaging is not only frustrating, it can be potentially dangerous

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends Packaging
December 4, 2013  

Makes sense

Have you ever wondered how the way your product looks affects a consumer’s perception of its taste?

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends
November 20, 2013  

A Canadian National Food Strategy…Let’s dig a little deeper

Understanding consumer trends and demands will be key in any national food strategy

Opinion Food Safety
September 26, 2013  

Inspection modernization: The final model

Ron Wasik takes a closer look at the proposed regulatory initiatives on changes to food inspection

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety Food Trends Regulation
September 16, 2013  

Halal labelling requirements are coming to Canada

Religious food law and modern food law have points where their relationship intersects

Opinion Business Operations
August 30, 2013  

A Canadian National Food Strategy…and so?

Evolving global challenges offer great opportunities for Canada’s food industry, if we can focus on a national strategic plan

Opinion Meat &Poultry Business Operations Regulation
August 7, 2013  

More American protectionism – Not COOL

COOL rules cost Canada about $1 billion annually in beef and pork exports

Opinion Business Operations
July 5, 2013  

A National Food Strategy: Planning Into Action – Part 3

Gary Fread continues his look at implementing a Canadian food strategy

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
June 21, 2013  

Food labelling modernization starts close to home

New definitions of “local” food and beverages take a broader approach

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
June 20, 2013  

In the mood for something different

There is a reshaping happening with the CFIA’s inspection model

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
June 19, 2013  

Can’t cut the mustard – it’s everywhere

New food allergen labelling regulations mean more recalls for undeclared mustard in food products

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety
June 3, 2013  

Focus on Food Safety

Turn up the heat on pathogens

Opinion Health & Wellness Food Safety Food Trends Packaging Research & Development
May 31, 2013  

More Junk Science?

The anti-BPA crusade is back

Opinion Business Operations
May 10, 2013  

A National Food Strategy: Planning Into Action – Part 2

Gary Fread continues his look at implementing a Canadian food strategy

Opinion Business Operations Research & Development
April 26, 2013  

The fabulous future of food fortification

Expected amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations will change how vitamins and minerals are used in Canadian food and beverage products

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Trends Research & Development
April 18, 2013  

Salt, sugar, fat: Food for thought

Ron Doering looks at Michael Moss’s new book Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Opinion Business Operations
April 12, 2013  

The CFIA’s new centres of expertise

Gary Gnirss looks at the CFIA’s latest step away from the status quo

Opinion Business Operations
March 15, 2013  

A National Food Strategy: Planning Into Action

Gary Fread looks at next steps in launching a national food strategy.

Opinion Business Operations Research & Development
March 1, 2013  

Junk Science

Ron Doering looks at lessons learned from L’affaire Seralini

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety Food Trends Regulation
January 18, 2013  

Energy drinks in the news

Energy drinks have been getting a lot of press lately, and it hasn’t all been good

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety Food Trends Regulation
January 2, 2013  

Truth in labelling – the right to know

Should consumers have the right to know if their food contains genetically modified organisms?

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends Research & Development
December 31, 2012  

Creating a culture of strategic change

Gary Fread explains why creating a Canadian food strategy will require changes to our cultural mindset

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends Research & Development
October 26, 2012  

Let’s talk innovation again

Innovation in Canada’s food industry is a reality, but we could be doing more

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
October 25, 2012  

The evolution of food regulation

Significant changes are coming to the way in which food is regulated in Canada

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
October 22, 2012  

Best before and packaging dates…confusing times

For the average consumer, best before dates and packaging dates on packaged food products can often be more confusing than the list of ingredients

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing
October 9, 2012  

Canada’s Trade Agreements

Important developments in trade negotiations could impact the Canadian food industry

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
September 24, 2012  

Safe Food for Canadians Act – A game changer

Gary Gnirss explains how the Safe Food for Canadians Act will impact food safety in Canada

Opinion Business Operations
September 21, 2012  

The big picture: Implementing a Canadian Food Strategy

Gary Fread discusses first steps in implementing a Canadian food strategy

Opinion Business Operations
August 10, 2012  

Re-inventing Canadian food strategy

Gary Fread discusses a starting point for a renewed national food plan