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Feature Bake & Snack Food Confectionery Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Regulation Research & Development
February 10, 2016  

Have your pot and eat it too

The government plan to legalize marijuana should bring a deluge of bud-related food products

Opinion Regulation
February 10, 2016  

The belly and the brain

The quote, “Part of the secret of success in

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
February 10, 2016  

Think we need to separate science and politics? Think again

Here’s a little true story I’ve used with my

News Food In Canada Food Trends Regulation
January 11, 2016  

FoodMinds infographic shows evolution of U.S. dietary guidelines

Following the release of the new U.S. dietary guidelines, Chicago-based FoodMinds LLC did a word content analysis of the guidelines since 1980

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends Regulation
December 8, 2015  

A natural revolution

What does “natural” mean in relation to a food?

Opinion Packaging Regulation
October 16, 2015  

The “skinny” on nutrition labelling

Both Canada and the U.S. are in the midst of revising how nutrition information will be presented on a food label

News Dairy Meat &Poultry Regulation
October 5, 2015  

Canada announces new initiatives for supply-managed producers

Programs aim to support supply-managed producers and processors throughout the implementation of the TPP and the Canada-EU Trade Agreement

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
September 4, 2015  

Allergen and precautionary allergen labelling makeover

Not overwhelmed with regulatory modernization yet? Don’t be disappointed.

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June 17, 2015  

New regulations to protect pollinators take effect July 1, 2015

After hearing from stakeholders, Ontario’s proposed regulations to protect pollinators will come into effect July 1. The new regs call for a reduction in the number of acres with neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed by 80% by 2017.

News Meat &Poultry Exporting & Importing Regulation
June 5, 2015  

Canada files request to impose $3 billion worth of tariffs on U.S.

Government asks WTO to authorize punitive measures against U.S. goods

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June 5, 2015  

CFIA, FDA to establish joint food safety plan by the fall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are working on a joint food safety system to ensure comparable outcomes and reduce duplication

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
May 12, 2015  

CFIA, taking a break from all their worries!

The CFIA and Canadian food labelling

News Meat &Poultry Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
April 20, 2015  

Health Canada wants to minimize antimicrobial resistance

Health Canada is stepping up its efforts to encourage prudent use of antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals

Opinion Processing Regulation
April 9, 2015  

Soya say it’s healthy, eh?

A look at Health Canada’s “Proposal to Accept a Health Claim about Soy Products and Cholesterol Lowering”

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
April 9, 2015  

Regulatory Myths – Part II

Myth number 2: Quantitative Risk Benefit Analysis has significantly improved regulation making.

Opinion Packaging Regulation
March 19, 2015  

Who cares about French translation?

An American brand owner planning to launch in the

Opinion Food Safety Packaging Regulation
February 17, 2015  

To gluten and beyond!

Canadian regulations allow gluten claim

Opinion Regulation
February 17, 2015  

Regulatory Myths – Part I

Myth number-1: the fewer regulations the better.

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January 30, 2015  

A new consortium will work to better understand food safety

IBM Research and Mars Inc. have formed the Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain and hopes “to provide a tool to address threats on an unprecedented scale”

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Regulation
December 3, 2014  

Special Delivery

Understanding import regulations can be the difference between success and failure for Canadian distributors and retailers

Opinion Beverages Processing Regulation
December 1, 2014  

Brewing modern food standards

When speaking of regulatory modernization it is hard to avoid the dialogue around food standards

News Meat &Poultry Business Operations Exporting & Importing Regulation
November 28, 2014  

U.S. appeals WTO decision – again

Canada’s government says it’s deeply disappointed with the news that yet again the U.S. is appealing the WTO’s ruling on COOL

News Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations Regulation
November 27, 2014  

Ontario plans to reduce use of neonicotinoid-treated seeds

OMAFRA and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change say the reduction will protect pollinator health, but not everyone agrees with the motion

News Bake & Snack Food Specialty Foods Processing Regulation Research & Development
November 10, 2014  

GM potato produces less acrylamide

The USDA has approved a genetically modified potato that produces less acrylamide and resists bruising

News Meat &Poultry Business Operations Exporting & Importing Regulation
October 20, 2014  

WTO rules on the U.S.’s amendments to COOL

The World Trade Organization still sides with Canada and Mexico on COOL, saying the U.S.’s amendments violate trade rules

Opinion Packaging Processing Regulation
October 17, 2014  

Serving up label changes

Serving sizes and mandatory labelling

Opinion Meat &Poultry Food Safety Processing Regulation
October 17, 2014  

Amplifying AMPs – Part II

Careful attention to implementation is key

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September 10, 2014  

GMO, Yes or No?

Labelling of products containing genetically modified organisms has become a political issue south of the border, leading many in the industry to wonder if Canada will be next

Opinion Ingredients & Additives Packaging Regulation
September 8, 2014  

A “sweet” trinity – sugar labelling

Sugar and the future of nutrition labelling in Canada

Opinion Meat &Poultry Food Safety Regulation
September 8, 2014  

Amplifying AMPs – Part I

Extending AMPs to the Meat Inspection Act is a major development

News Beverages Food In Canada Regulation
August 18, 2014  

New Brunswick drops controversial beer sale regulation

After consulting with nano- and micro-brewers across the province, the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation realized its new policy would only hurt these businesses

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August 11, 2014  

Tweed Marijuana to open greenhouse in Niagara region

Health Canada approves licence for 350,000-sq.-ft. facility