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  • New approach for Canada’s Food Guide

    January 22, 2019 by Andrew Joseph

    MONTREAL—Healthy eating is more than the foods you eat—is the message Canada’s Food Guide wants to get across. On January 22, 2019, Canada debuted its new Food Guide. The Food Guide that many of us grew up with focused on

  • News Regulation

    Health Canada upholds Glysophate decision after concluding review

    January 11, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Health Canada announced today that its final decision on glysophate will stand following a review the agency began in 2017. Following the release of the Department’s final re-evaluation decision on glyphosate in 2017, Health Canada received eight notices of objection. There have

  • New carbohydrate discovered in barley

    January 9, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a new complex carbohydrate in barley. The first of its kind to be discovered in over 30 years, the cereal polysaccharide has potential applications in food, medicine and cosmetics. The research by the University

  • A ‘bran’ new way to preserve healthy food with natural ingredients

    January 4, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    A natural antioxidant found in grain bran could preserve food longer and replace synthetic antioxidants currently used by the food industry, according to researchers at Penn State. “Currently, there’s a big push within the food industry to replace synthetic ingredients

  • Gluten-free certification adds plant-based to meet consumer trends

    December 17, 2018 by Kristy Nudds

    TheAllergen Control Group (ACG)(a BRC Global Standards company), owners of the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP), have announced the formation of two food-industry stakeholder working groups to support the development and launch of the first internationally recognized and voluntary Plant-Based Certification Program (PBCP).  A limited

  • Funding competition for national initiatives for automation and digital technologies in the agriculture and agri-food sector

    December 14, 2018 by Kristy Nudds

    A new funding competition through the Government of Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund is available for national scale initiatives in automation and digital technology applications in the agriculture and agri-food sector. Funding of between $10 million and $50 million will be provided to a successful applicant

  • CFIA president to be replaced

    December 11, 2018 by Kristy Nudds

    Paul Glover, president of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), will be moving to a new post as of January 7, 2019. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to the senior ranks of Canada’s public service December 7.  Glover will

  • News Regulation

    USMCA costs Canada sovereignty in ag policy, critics warn

    December 5, 2018 by Kristy Nudds

    Changes to Canadian dairy supply management in the final text of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement give up oversight of the system to the U.S., Canada’s dairy farmer group warns. The trade deal, signed Nov. 30 in Buenos Aires by Prime Minister Justin

  • CPTPP trade agreement receives Royal Assent

    October 30, 2018 by Kristy Nudds

    The last domestic legislative hurdle to enacting the CPTPP trade deal with Pacific rim countries has been cleared. The deal was approved by senate and received Royal Assent the afternoon of Oct. 25. The moves makes Canada one of the

  • News Packaging

    PACK EXPO sets new trade show standard for packaging

    October 25, 2018 by Kristy Nudds

    Closing out another year of record-breaking events for the PACK EXPO Portfolio of Trade Shows, the largest ever PACK EXPO International and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018 convened nearly 45,000 attendees with 2,500 exhibitors over 1.25 million net square feet

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