Food In Canada

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  • Denny’s and Egg Farmers of Canada team up

    November 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Egg Farmers of Canada is partnering with Denny’s Restaurants Canada, who now feature the Egg Quality Assurance (EQA) certification mark on their menus in restaurants across the country. “The EQA program is the culmination of decades of work building world-class

  • Maple Leaf first protein company to go carbon neutral

    November 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Maple Leaf Foods announced it is the first major protein company in the world to go carbon neutral, effective immediately, and will become one of three major animal protein companies to set Science Based Targets for emissions reductions. With one

  • China to resume imports of Canadian beef and pork

    November 6, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Reuters -China will resume imports of Canadian beef and pork, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, some four months after Beijing blocked shipments amid an escalating diplomatic feud between the two countries. “Good news for Canadian farmers today: Canadian

  • Meat and Poultry Ontario awards recap

    October 31, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Family was at the heart of Meat and Poultry Ontario‘s 2019 Red Carpet Awards Gala, held in Niagara Falls, Ont. on October 25 during the biannual Meat and Poultry Expo.  At the Gala, Meat and Poultry Ontario celebrated family businesses

  • Research finds an improves texture and colour of lab-grown meat

    October 24, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein myoglobin improves the growth, texture and colour of bovine muscle grown from cells in culture. This development is a step

  • Merit Functional Foods to be the only food-grade canola proteins producer in the world

    October 21, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Newly launched Merit Functional Foods is seeking to uproot the food and beverage industry’s perception of plant-based proteins, producing plant protein ingredients that exceed standards for purity, solubility, taste, and more. While plant-based protein’s usage has continued to grow over

  • The Meatless Farm Co now available in grocery stores

    October 17, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Meatless Farm Co announced that its plant-based ground and burger products are now available in over 350 grocery, butcher and specialty food stores in Ontario, British Columbia and Newfoundland. The company has partnered with Toronto-based Dolan Foods Inc. to

  • Chipotle raises their standards by joining European Chicken Commitment

    October 9, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it’s signing the European Chicken Commitment, a venture that will apply even higher animal welfare standards to its entire European supply chain by 2026. was an early participant in the U.S., supporting the Better Chicken Commitment

  • Health Canada update on salmonella outbreak

    October 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Health Canada announced an outbreak of Salmonella illnesses linked to raw turkey and raw chicken. This update reflects 14 illnesses that have been added to the outbreak investigation. There are now 110 illnesses under investigation. The Public Health Agency of

  • Open letter from the Turkey Farmers of Canada

    October 3, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    With people from so many places the world over, there’s a lot to be thankful for in Canada. That’s worth celebrating. There’s one holiday that brings all Canadians together to celebrate. As family. As friends and neighbours. Canadian Thanksgiving is

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