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News Regulation
July 4, 2022  

Government of Canada unveils new front-of-package nutrition symbol

The federal government announces new nutrition labelling regulations for

Opinion Meat &Poultry Regulation
June 3, 2022  

For Health Canada, some saturated fats are more equal than others

Looks like we will all see different symbols on

Opinion Regulation
May 20, 2022  

Regulatory Affairs: Supply chain constraints versus compliance

The current supply chain and inflationary challenges will remain

Opinion Ingredients & Additives Regulation
February 17, 2022  

Food Law: One fish, two fish, pink fish…grey fish?

It’s been said that we eat first with our

Opinion Regulation
December 30, 2021  

Regulatory Affairs: Nutrition labelling goal posts are on the move

Canada’s first mandatory nutrition labelling regulations were registered in

Opinion Regulation
November 25, 2021  

Regulatory Affairs: U.S. plans to modernize food labels

Food labelling modernization is not just a Canadian phenomenon.

Opinion Regulation
October 7, 2021  

Regulatory Affairs: Revising nutrient claims

In the case of prepackaged foods, the aim of

Opinion Regulation
October 7, 2021  

Food Law: Amplifying AAAMPs

After 23 years, the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary

Opinion Health & Wellness Regulation
September 20, 2021  

Regulatory Affairs: The path forward for supplemented foods

Health Canada is drafting regulations for supplemented food. While

Opinion Regulation
June 22, 2021  

Regulatory Affairs: A case for uniform compliance dates

There is something new about making food rules in

Opinion Plant-based foods Regulation
June 18, 2021  

Food Law: Legal challenges for simulated meat and poultry makers

It is undeniable that one of the largest developments

Opinion Food Safety Packaging Regulation
May 31, 2021  

The danger of warning labels

Have you heard of the new Toxic Substances Warning

News Regulation
May 27, 2021  

Canadian food industry comes together to develop a code of practice

In November 2020, Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) agriculture and food ministers

Opinion Seafood Regulation
May 25, 2021  

Canada must change management of aquaculture sector or slide into irrelevancy

There is no question of Canada’s great opportunity for

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Plant-based foods Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Food In Canada Processing Products Regulation
March 25, 2021  

Empire and FHCP agree on Grocery Supply Code of Practice for Canada

Today, Empire Company Limited, Canada’s second-largest grocery retailer, and

Feature Food In Canada Regulation
March 15, 2021  

The recent Supreme court decision on the deadliest foodborne disease outbreak in Canadian history – from the latest ‘Food in Canada’

Gladys Osien and Ron Doering from Gowling WLG explain

Feature Specialty Foods Regulation
March 15, 2021  

How food safety regulations are evolving – IbR explanation from Gary Gnirss in our latest issue

IbR regulations represent a small step forward in food

Feature Specialty Foods Business Operations Regulation
March 10, 2021  

Codex Alimentarius update – new ‘Food in Canada’ column by Dr. Ron Wasik

Established in 1963 by the Food and Agriculture Organization

News Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Products Regulation
December 8, 2020  

More CFIA protections against food fraud in honey and other products

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working to

News Fruit & Vegetables Products Regulation
October 2, 2020  

Effective Wednesday Oct. 7 – new import requirement for romaine from parts of California

From 2016 to 2019, romaine lettuce from California was

News Specialty Foods Regulation
September 26, 2020  

Grocery code of conduct could strengthen Canada’s food system, says DPAC

Statement from Mathieu Frigon, President and Chief Executive Officer,

News Business Operations Products Regulation
September 17, 2020  

Leading associations join forces to strengthen voice

Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) and Consumer Health

News Business Operations Food In Canada Regulation
July 13, 2020  

NSF Canada receives cannabis research licence

July 13, 2020, Guelph, Ont. – NSF Canada recently

News Beverages Food In Canada Regulation
July 8, 2020  

LCBO requires customers to follow municipal bylaws regarding use of masks

July 8, 2020, Toronto, Ont. – LCBO has announced

News Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations Food In Canada Regulation
June 12, 2020  

N.B. potato farmers call on government to take action

June 12, 2020, Grand Falls, N.B. – Delays rolling

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Business Operations Food In Canada Regulation
June 12, 2020  

Federal agency to restart suspended food inspection services

June 12, 2020, Ottawa, Ont. – The Canadian Food

News Dairy Business Operations Food In Canada Regulation
May 19, 2020  

Feds move to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on dairy industry

May 19, 2020, Toronto, Ont. – Parliament has adopted

News Meat &Poultry Business Operations Food In Canada Regulation
April 29, 2020  

Canadian pork farmers seeking government help in light of COVID-19

April 29, Ottawa, Ont. – Canada’s pork producers are

News Food In Canada Regulation
April 20, 2020  

Health Canada relaxes labelling policy on cleaning products and soaps

April 20, 2020, Ottawa, Ont. – In light of

News Food In Canada Regulation
April 3, 2020  

B.C. offers COVID-19 guidance to retail food and grocery stores

April 3, 2020, Vancouver, B.C. – As the challenges

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada Regulation
March 24, 2020  

Government steps in to help farmers and agri-food producers

March 24, 2020, Ottawa, Ont. – Prime Minister Justin

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Exporting & Importing Regulation
March 16, 2020  

Parliament hustles through CUSMA ratification

Ottawa | Reuters — Canada’s Parliament rushed through ratification