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News Seafood Food In Canada Food Safety
August 9, 2016  

Climate change linked with rise in raw oyster food poisoning: study

A new study shows that rising global temperatures are linked to an increase in waterborne food poisoning, particularly from eating raw oysters

News Food In Canada Food Safety
August 9, 2016  

Canadian Centre for Food Integrity launches

The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity is a division of Farm & Food Care Canada, a charity with a vision to earn public trust in food and farming

Opinion Food Safety Processing
August 9, 2016  

Are we there yet?

In the past months I have participated in a

foodPress Food Safety
August 5, 2016  

Lactic acid bacteria control

New 3M Petrifilm Plate launched to help food companies reduce spoilage and minimize waste

News Meat &Poultry Food In Canada Food Safety
August 4, 2016  

Ontario innovator developing new anti-microbials for poultry

The Canadian government is investing $3.4 million to help Mississauga, Ont.’s AbCelex Technologies develop a new line of anti-microbial feed additives for poultry to help control disease outbreaks

News Meat &Poultry Food In Canada Food Safety
July 11, 2016  

Control zone established after avian flu case detected in Ont.

After the detection of avian influenza on an Ontario duck farm, the CFIA has established an Avian Influenza Control Zone to minimize spread of disease

Feature Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety
June 8, 2016  

Getting what you’ve ordered

Managing food fraud

Opinion Food Safety
June 8, 2016  

Let’s get small

Since writing on nanotechnology over two decades ago, the

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Safety Regulation
June 8, 2016  

Supplemented foods

Canadian food regulations are very prescriptive and prohibitive on

Opinion Meat &Poultry Food Safety Regulation
June 8, 2016  

Prudent use of antibiotics in animal production

While the medical community recognizes that the emergence and

News Food In Canada Food Safety
May 20, 2016  

Keep Canadians safe and avoid a food recall

As May is Allergy Awareness Month, the CFIA is raising awareness about the importance of proper food handling and labelling for priority food allergens

Feature Business Operations Food Safety Food Trends
May 12, 2016  

Growing and flourishing

Drivers of innovation in food processing and manufacturing

Opinion Food Safety
May 9, 2016  

The U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Initiative

When it comes to global trade, Canada and the

Opinion Food Safety Food Trends
May 9, 2016  

Label raw milk cheese

The science keeps piling up. It is not safe

News Food In Canada Food Safety
May 9, 2016  

U.S. & Canada have comparable food safety systems: CFIA and FDA

The CFIA and FDA have officially agreed that the food safety systems of Canada and the U.S. offer similar levels of protection

Opinion Food Safety
April 11, 2016  

Are you ready for FSMA?

On Jan. 4, 2011 the United States launched the

Opinion Food Safety
March 14, 2016  

Safe Food Canada: The Learning Partnership – Part 2

In March 2015 I introduced readers to Safe Food

News Food In Canada Food Safety Research & Development
March 10, 2016  

Safe Food Canada releases first study

Safe Food Canada’s first research project provides practical insights into the state of Canada’s food safety culture

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
March 4, 2016  

How Food Safety Culture can protect and grow your bottom line

If you’re in the food business, ensuring your products

News Meat &Poultry Food In Canada Food Safety
March 1, 2016  

U.S. gives CFIA deadline to fix food safety concerns

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the findings of a U.S. audit of Canada’s meat, poultry and egg inspections systems paint an inaccurate picture, however, according to a Globe and Mail report

News Food In Canada Food Safety
February 26, 2016  

2016 Food Safety Recognition Awards presented

NSF‐GFTC announced the winners of its 2016 Food Safety Recognition Awards at the Canadian Food Safety Forum in Brampton, Ont.

News Meat &Poultry Food In Canada Food Safety
February 17, 2016  

$4 million settlement in XL Foods class action approved for distribution

The class action was launched in connection with the 2012 recall of beef products processed at the XL Foods facility in Brooks, Alta.

Opinion Food Safety
February 10, 2016  

The Community Food Analysis Laboratory

The farming community of Lopez Island within San Juan

News Food In Canada Food Safety Research & Development
January 15, 2016  

Government invests in food safety-related genomics research

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is contributing $323,000 to support the initiative

foodPress Food Safety
January 14, 2016  

OMEGA’s single-use cold chain data logger

The OMEGA OM-21 cold chain data logger is ideal for monitoring the transportation of food and other temperature-sensitive products

foodPress Food In Canada Food Safety
December 18, 2015  

DuPont BAX System X5 certified for Salmonella detection

The AOAC-RI has approved a method extension of Performance Tested Method #100201 to include the latest DuPont BAX System X5 PCR Assay for Salmonella

News Business Operations Food In Canada Food Safety
December 11, 2015  

Internet of Things: Farm to Fork

The Internet of Things can play a big role in improving processes throughout the entire farm to fork cycle

Feature Pet Food Food Safety Food Trends Processing
December 8, 2015  

Wild at heart

Business is booming for raw pet food manufacturers, but the industry still has critics. Manufacturers are hoping regulations and scientific studies will put an end to the question marks around raw pet food

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
December 8, 2015  

Genetic diversity and the “omics”

There is nothing short of a revolution underway in

News Food In Canada Food Safety
December 7, 2015  

Salmonella the largest cause of foodborne outbreak in Canada

A Canadian government report shows 3,301 illnesses were associated with foodborne outbreaks from 2008 to 2014, with Salmonella topping the list of causes

News Food In Canada Food Safety
December 4, 2015  

New WHO report explores global impact of foodborne disease

According to a new report from the World Health Organization, almost one-third of all deaths from foodborne diseases are in children under the age of five

News Food In Canada Food Safety
November 30, 2015  

Safe Food Canada unveils food safety education strategy

SFC officially launched on Nov. 27, with a goal of modernizing food safety training and education

News Meat &Poultry Food In Canada Food Safety
November 24, 2015  

Cooking meat at lower temperature could reduce cancer risk

Following the WHO’s headline-making news that red meat consumption is linked to cancer risks, a new study shows that cooking method can make a difference

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Packaging
November 16, 2015  

Retailers urged to “follow the science” on sanitisation

PPEC: Corrugated boxes beat reusable crates for cleanliness

News Food In Canada Food Safety Packaging
November 13, 2015  

RPA defends safety of reusable plastic containers

In response to a study questioning the safety of reusable plastic containers, the Reusable Packaging Association issued a statement supporting their safety

News Food In Canada Food Safety Packaging
November 12, 2015  

Research on reusable plastic containers reveals safety issues

New research from the University of Arkansas shows that numerous challenges continue to exist in ensuring the safety of reusable plastic containers