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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

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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

foodPress Food Safety Processing
November 2, 2015  

MOCON enhances GreenLight system

Oxygen sensor vials used with GreenLight rapid microbial detection system now have 50-per-cent shelf life increase and broader storage temperature range.

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
October 16, 2015  

Big data

Is big data is the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity?

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
October 16, 2015  

Get out of jail free

The due diligence defence

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety
October 6, 2015  

Maple Leaf Foods broadens food safety commitment

All of Maple Leaf’s protein, ingredient and packaging suppliers to become food safety certified to a GFSI standard in 2017

News Beverages Food Safety
September 18, 2015  

Canadian Beverage Association defends energy drinks

A recent report links traumatic brain injury in teens to energy drinks, but the CBA is not convinced.

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September 11, 2015  

FDA begins finalizing new food safety rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized the first two of seven new food safety rules for food manufacturers, placing greater emphasis on the prevention of foodborne illness

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
September 4, 2015  

Looking for food safety leaders

The challenges of providing safe and wholesome food profitably

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
September 4, 2015  

Go to jail. Go directly to jail

After warrants were issued for their arrest, the two

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety Research & Development
September 1, 2015  

A boost in funding has gone to scientists developing animal vaccines

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre at the University of Saskatchewan received almost $3 M from Genome Canada to develop vaccines against two diseases

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Research & Development
August 26, 2015  

Salmonella research receives $10 million

Researchers at McGill and Université Laval have received funding to study Salmonella in fruits and vegetables

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety Processing
August 10, 2015  

Research looking more closely at Salmonella transmission in poultry flocks

A University of Arkansas graduate student is studying how Salmonella spreads among chicken flocks hoping the answer will make poultry products safer

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August 7, 2015  

U.S. scientists show how bacteriophages can be made more effective

In a recent study, scientists at Cornell University show how they can make bacteriophages better weapons against foodborne bacteria such as Listeria

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August 6, 2015  

Food safety innovations are in demand: study

A study from Frost & Sullivan finds that all throughout the supply chain companies are looking to adopt new food safety technologies; publicized cases of foodborne illnesses are creating more awareness among consumers

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety
August 5, 2015  

Laboratory will help Newfoundland and Labrador’s agriculture industry stay safe

The new Foreign Animal Disease Laboratory Complex will benefit producers, farmers and consumers, helping officials detect, monitor and control the spread of foreign animal diseases

News Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Food Safety
July 7, 2015  

Climate change and Salmonella infections linked: study

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health has found that extreme heat and precipitation events give rise to an increased risk of Salmonella infections

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July 2, 2015  

Safe Food Canada receives funding to advance its cause

Safe Food Canada – The Learning Partnership has received almost $1 million to help the not-for-profit enhance food safety nationwide

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June 22, 2015  

Gluten intolerance: What every food processor must know

Only one third of Canadians with celiac disease have been diagnosed

Opinion Food Safety
June 22, 2015  

Dynamite comes in small boxes

Regulatory approaches for micro and small enterprises

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June 17, 2015  

FDA wants U.S. food industry to remove trans fats by 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has concluded that trans fats are not safe for use in human food. Removing them could prevent thousands of hearts attacks each year

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June 16, 2015  

Traceability for cans, pouches and trays

Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, has introduced a system for tracing cans, trays and pouches from filling through to sterilization

foodPress Beverages Dairy Specialty Foods Business Operations Food Safety Processing
June 11, 2015  

Easy filling

Hinds-Bock Corporation offers its model 4P-16V filling machine for pumpable products with or without particulates. The system saves space and is easy to sanitize

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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

News Dairy Business Operations Food Safety Processing
June 2, 2015  

Saputo adopts animal welfare policy

Saputo Inc. has adopted strict animal welfare policies after an undercover investigation by Mercy For Animals found cows being viciously mistreated by workers at one of the milk processor’s suppliers

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May 29, 2015  

$25-million dairy research and innovation centre opens

The Livestock Research and Innovation Centre (LRIC) — Dairy Facility at Elora will study everything from genetics, nutrition and quality improvement to animal welfare, food safety, and animal and human health