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News Food Safety
July 31, 2011  

FDA creates food emergency preparedness tool

An online tool developed by several branches of the U.S. government will help all stakeholders be ready in a food emergency

News Food Safety
July 31, 2011  

BRC publishes sixth edition

Unannounced audits and other features come with the global standards’ new edition

News Business Operations Food Safety
July 20, 2011  

Program to keep Ontario’s food safe

A new traceability initiative – with $21.5 million in government funding – will increase food safety and marketing opportunities

News Health & Wellness Food Safety Food Trends Research & Development
June 17, 2011  

What’s for Dinner?

Keeping kids healthy, and interested in meals, continues to be an ongoing challenge for parents and producers

News Food Safety
June 10, 2011  

Bean sprouts likely cause of outbreak: Germany

German officials announced today that eating patterns point to locally grown bean sprouts as the cause of deadly outbreak

News Food Safety
June 7, 2011  

UPDATE: E. coli outbreak in Europe may not be caused by German bean sprouts

German authorities say bean sprouts have tested negative for the strain of E. coli responsible for a deadly outbreak in Europe

News Food Safety
June 3, 2011  

WHO confirms strain of bacteria in European outbreak

The WHO says enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O104:H4 is rare and never before seen in an EHEC outbreak

News Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety
June 1, 2011  

bioMérieux recognized for food safety commitment

France’s bioMérieux is the winner of the IAFP’s Black Pearl Award

News Business Operations Food Safety Packaging Research & Development Sustainability
May 16, 2011  

Tetra Pak wins at GLOBE Awards

New packaging takes award for best green consumer product

News Business Operations Food Safety Research & Development
May 12, 2011  

U.K. research aims to predict Salmonella levels

Researchers in the U.K. are working on developing a tool that will predict Salmonella levels in pork at each stage of production

News Business Operations Food Safety
May 4, 2011  

Chile and Quebec firm sign agreement

Chile’s government selects Quebec firm to help the country improve its food traceability

News Health & Wellness Meat &Poultry Food Safety Research & Development
May 3, 2011  

Bioniche opens animal vaccine manufacturing centre

New facility is largest of its kind in Canada

News Food Safety
April 28, 2011  

Worker who lost feet in machine now walks to raise awareness

Threads of Life educating workplaces about occupational health and safety

News Health & Wellness Food Safety Food Trends Research & Development
April 16, 2011  

Putting Salt in its Place

Food producers are turning to reformulation and salt replacers to voluntarily cut sodium from their products, before it becomes mandatory

News Food Safety
April 13, 2011  

EFSA scientists share results on food irradiation

After assessing food irradiation, scientists say it shouldn’t be the only tool the industry relies on to reduce pathogens in food

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety
April 11, 2011  

Voluntary BSE testing could be worth it: study

Study finds the costs of voluntary BSE testing could be recouped through market premiums

News Business Operations Food Safety
March 31, 2011  

Take action on food dyes, colourings: CSPI

CSPI wants the food industry to switch to safer natural options; dyes and colourings are only cosmetic

News Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
March 30, 2011  

Canada’s new Listeria policy set to enhance food safety

Policy on ready-to-eat-foods comes into effect April 1

Opinion Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Food Safety
March 29, 2011  

Safety First

Are your maintenance and sanitation programs assets or liabilities?

News Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
March 17, 2011  

Feds increase transparency

When it comes to food, plant and animal safety, the CFIA is now publishing its compliance and enforcement activities

News Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
March 14, 2011  

Feds invest $1.6 million in national traceability program

Funding boost allows livestock traceability system to expand

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety
March 11, 2011  

Taking care of Business

Heightened food safety concerns have forever changed the way the meat and poultry sector does business

News Food Safety Packaging
March 4, 2011  

Are BPA-free plastics still a health concern?

Study finds BPA-free products releasing estrogenic activity

News Facilities Maintenance Food Safety
March 1, 2011  

Bacteria fighter

Griffith Laboratories says its Micocin product can inhibit the growth of bacteria

News Meat &Poultry Business Operations Food Safety Research & Development
February 25, 2011  

Genome Alberta funds research

Nine genomics research projects to improve quality and health of livestock will be underway thanks to $4.5 million in funding

News Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
February 15, 2011  

Health Canada strengthens labelling regulations

Feds aim to strengthen consumer confidence with new food allergen labelling regulations

News Food Safety Regulation
February 9, 2011  

U.S. overhauls its food safety system

U.S. signs new food safety act into law

News Dairy Food Safety
February 9, 2011  

Feds, industry collaborate on biosecurity standard

The CFIA and the dairy industry will collaborate on voluntary farm-level biosecurity standard

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety
January 18, 2011  

Quebec traceability system receives funding boost

Joint agricultural traceability program receives almost $1 million in federal funding.

News Bake & Snack Food Health & Wellness Food Safety Food Trends
January 4, 2011  

Getting enough daily grain? Not according to survey

Study shows just 10 per cent of Canadians eat enough grains

News Health & Wellness Food Safety
December 29, 2010  

More than 500 recalls, advisories in 2010

Products recalls included toys, appliances, food

News Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety Food Trends
December 17, 2010  

Ocean Nutrition Canada teams up with Singapore producer

Nova Scotia company helps launch omega-3 fortified cooking oil in Asia