Food In Canada


  • Quebec ombudsman releases report on 2008 Listeria outbreak

    June 12, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Earlier this month, Raymonde Saint-Germain, Quebec’s ombudsman, delivered her assessment of how the province handled the 2008 listeriosis outbreak due to tainted cheese. Tainted cheese led to 30 people falling ill and health officials believe it led to two deaths

  • Industry Insider Q&A

    April 21, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Steve CavellCEO, Organic Meadow Inc. The mission behind Guelph, Ont.-based Organic Meadow Inc. might have been considered radical at the time. According to the company’s website, the founders, “pioneers of organics,” envisioned “a totally new food system” – one that

  • News Packaging

    The Milk is the Message

    April 21, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Though the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s new promotional campaign may seem like preaching to the converted, Jason Wortzman, Sales and Marketing director for Bothwell Cheese, feels it’s vital that every consumer understand that not all products sold in the cheese

  • Feds fund research into more affordable bedding for dairy cows

    March 11, 2009 by Food in Canada

    The government of Canada is investing in research that could help dairy farmers on the East Coast find more affordable sources of bedding for their cows, reports The The feds are investing $203,000 through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Advancing

  • U.S. dairy export stats

    March 11, 2009 by Food in Canada

    The Wisconsin-based Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research and Development released some statistics on U.S. dairy exports in February. The report said that while U.S. dairy exports flourished over the last few years, that export boom came to a “screeching

  • Quebec should drop supply management system: Fraser Institute

    March 11, 2009 by Food in Canada

    A new study from the Fraser Institute has found that Quebec would be better off if it scrapped its agricultural supply management system and farm subsidies in favour of an open and competitive market. In a press release, the authors

  • Consumers purchased 1.26 million kL of milk and cream and other fun stats

    March 11, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Statistics Canada released its latest Dairy Statistics in February. The publication contains data on the dairy industry, including the volume of milk and cream sold off farm, sales of fluid milk and cream, production of selected products and by-products, stocks

  • The Little Company that Cares

    February 23, 2009 by Food in Canada

    I swear the ice cream gets in your bloodstream,” laughs Penny Chapman, president of Markdale, Ont.-based Chapman’s Ice Cream. “Cut me and it’ll be vanilla on one side and chocolate on the other!” Chapman’s passion for the ice cream business

  • Agropur acquires U.S. company

    January 28, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Longueuil, Que.-based Agropur, Canada’s largest dairy cooperative, has acquired Schroeder Milk, a milk processing company in Maplewood, Minn. The deal was scheduled to close late last year. Schroeder Milk will continue operating under its current name and under its current

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