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October 30, 2017  

U.S. scientists develop a test that could improve food safety

U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists say the blood test can identify chickens with an “innate immunity to pathogens” and lead to breeding of “sturdier flocks”

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October 27, 2017  

Weigh it!

Mettler Toledo’s new contamination-free weigh modules can be easily installed

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October 24, 2017  

Federal government helps fund animal health and welfare

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is investing over $1 million in projects that will help the livestock industry improve animal care

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October 20, 2017  

CFIA, FDA sign memorandum of understanding

Canada’s CFIA and the U.S. FDA have agreed to share food safety science information, which helps to keep consumers safe

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October 19, 2017  

Food performance: How does Western Canada measure up?

The Conference Board of Canada is holding its 6th Annual Canadian Food & Drink Summit in December, and will explore food performance, agriculture and Canada’s National Food Policy

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October 19, 2017  

Clean and disinfected

PURE Bioscience Inc. offers a range of products for food processors that focus on the challenges of pathogen and hygienic control

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October 12, 2017  

Canadian researchers discover genetic clue to peanut allergy

The Allergy, Genes and Environment Network says the researchers’ work shows evidence that genes play a role in food allergies

Opinion Food Safety Processing
October 10, 2017  

Is your company ready for contract sanitation?

Hiring a contract sanitation provider can be a complex decision

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Safety Packaging Regulation
October 10, 2017  

20 years of writing for Food in Canada – Part 2

The consolidation of federal food legislation begins the cycle for the next two decades of food in Canada

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
October 10, 2017  

Sue the CFIA for its negligence? Good luck

If the CFIA’s negligence causes economic loss, can the injured food company obtain compensation through litigation?

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October 10, 2017  

New portable sensor detects food allergens in minutes

A new technology developed at the University of Guelph successfully shaves valuable hours off accurate testing, and will soon be widely available in Canada.

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October 6, 2017  

Three-quarters of the world’s honey contain neonicotinoids: study

Scientists in Switzerland release a study on honey and neonicotinoids and while human health is not at risk, bee health still is

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October 2, 2017  

Colour-free, scent-free rosemary extract

Kancor Ingredients Limited offers its OxiKan CL rosemary extract to help extend shelf life

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September 15, 2017  

Food recall effectiveness

Food safety expert, Ron Wasik, offers an overview of approaches to enhance food recall effectiveness

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August 22, 2017  

Up to 20% of packaged sausages in Canada are mislabelled: study

A study from the University of Guelph has found that packaged sausages labelled as containing one meat type often contain others as well

News Meat &Poultry Food In Canada Food Safety
August 21, 2017  

US scientists develop new vaccine for swine

Scientists with the USDA Agricultural Research Service have developed a new vaccine that could protect pigs and humans from several types of Salmonella

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August 15, 2017  

The Phytoshield Flavor System

The PhytoShield Flavor System is a series of customized

Feature Food Safety
August 11, 2017  

Delivering results

Part II of our look at logistics in the food and beverage industry looks at methods for boosting efficiency, from technology and scheduling to working with the competition

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
August 8, 2017  

Yes, CFIA, safe food is the priority but it’s not your only job

The CFIA has a clear legislative mandate to help the commercial interests of Canadian industry

Opinion Food Safety Research & Development
August 8, 2017  

Advances in plant sanitation

Sani Marc offers innovative products and services to Canadian food processors

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August 2, 2017  

Food safety detection with a smartphone

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a new food safety test that is faster and more cost-effective than other tests already on the market

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August 1, 2017  

Report looks at how global subsidies affect Canada’s competitiveness

A new report from the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute finds that global subsidies are causing “unsustainable production” and “misallocation of natural resources”

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July 26, 2017  

Shine a light on me

Waterloo company prototypes light-based food inspection technology at Burlington-area food processor

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July 21, 2017  

Super detection!

Industrial Magnetics Inc. says its new seals and gaskets are easier to detect by magnetic separation equipment

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July 18, 2017  

Canada to further reduce the use of antimicrobials in chicken

The Canadian chicken industry has stopped using Category I antibiotics and is now looking to eliminate Category II antimicrobials of human importance

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July 17, 2017  

A small plastic pouch could make produce safer

The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service has developed a pouch that releases chlorine dioxide gas that can eliminate E. coli bacteria and other pathogens on produce

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July 4, 2017  

CFIA wants feedback from stakeholders

The CFIA wants to hear what stakeholders have to say about food safety, meat inspection and certification, animal health and plant health

Opinion Food Safety
June 14, 2017  

Food Safety: How to Protect Your Brand

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 11 Food is risky business.

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
June 7, 2017  

Questionable assumptions in the SFCR

Estimates made in CG1 will impact the CFIA’s ability to carry out its mandate

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June 6, 2017  

Ingredients prevent meat spoilage

Two new natural and taste-free antimicrobial ingredients help prevent spoilage in meat products

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May 30, 2017  

$17 million to go toward Canadian genomics projects

Genome Canada announced $17 million in funding will go toward genomics research projects that will help agriculture and agri-food thrive

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May 30, 2017  

Canada, Germany extend bonds of research

In a statement, the Canada’s federal government has announced closer ties with Germany when it comes to agricultural research

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May 29, 2017  

Federal government launches online consultations

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada wants Canadians to participate in a survey to help shape A Food Policy for Canada

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May 26, 2017  

Research at new centre will be from farm to fork

Several stakeholders are launching the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence in Saskatchewan, including the federal government who is contributing almost $5 million

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May 18, 2017  

Which province scored an A in the first-ever food report card?

The Conference Board of Canada has released Canada’s Food Report Card: Provincial Performance, a report that assesses each province’s food systems and food sectors.

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May 9, 2017  

Safe food travels

Digi International Inc. offers its Digi SafeTemps to help customers protect their inventory when it’s on the road or when it’s parked at a dock.
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