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Opinion Food Safety Processing Research & Development
May 12, 2015  

Radioactive contamination

What programs does Canada have in place to deal with radionuclides?

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
May 12, 2015  

CFIA, taking a break from all their worries!

The CFIA and Canadian food labelling

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety
May 12, 2015  

MIT scientists create sensor that detects spoiled meat

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a cheap, tiny, easy-to-use sensor that can be incorporated into smart packaging and offer information more accurate than expiry dates

foodPress Meat &Poultry Food Safety
May 4, 2015  

Ingredient helps increase food safety

World Technology Ingredients Inc.’s DV is an all-natural, dry antimicrobial that can help increase food safety

News Business Operations Food Safety Processing
May 4, 2015  

X-Ray inspection is safe for food

“How Safe is X-ray Inspection for Food” tackles concerns about the impact of x-ray inspection on food quality and operator safety

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April 20, 2015  

Easy test for tree nuts

Neogen has launched a rapid test that can detect the presence of six tree nuts in a single test in just 10 minutes after extraction

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 Food Safety
April 9, 2015  

Safe Food Canada – The Learning Partnership

Ron Wasik discusses this new not-for-profit organization

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April 8, 2015  

Feds put $30 million toward food safety

Over the next five years, the federal government will invest $30.7 million to strengthen Canada’s ability to anticipate, detect and respond to food safety risks

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April 6, 2015  

In 2010 there were 582 million cases of foodborne disease: WHO

The WHO releases preliminary findings from a study that show the global burden of foodborne diseases. World Health Day – April 7 – is dedicated to food safety

News Seafood Business Operations Food Safety Processing Sustainability
March 30, 2015  

B.C. modernizes its seafood legislation

The province of B.C. has updated its fish and seafood legislation with the new Fish and Seafood Act. The new Act focuses on sustainability and food safety

News Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Food Safety Processing Research & Development
March 26, 2015  

Water droplets could be next weapon in fight against food pathogens

Scientists at Harvard have engineered water droplets into tiny chemical-free “bombs” that when they bounce on toxic microorganisms, they zap them out of existence

foodPress Grain & Oilseed Milling Specialty Foods Food Safety Processing
March 19, 2015  

Sanitizer for raw edible seeds

Agri-Neo has created Neo-Pure, a natural and biodegradable method for fighting bacteria – using peracetic acid – with a 99.9% efficacy

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March 19, 2015  

Natural defense against bacteria

Trient Ltd. offers food processors a natural, chemical-free option to kill bacteria such as Salmonella, Listeria and E.coli O157:H7

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March 9, 2015  

Ionized air systems save money

ECKERT Machines is the Canadian distributor for Paxton Products, and offers Paxton’s Ionized Air System, which saves money and is easy to use

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March 6, 2015  

On-farm food safety projects receive funding

Almost 300 on-farm food safety projects – including hog, beef and poultry farms – in Manitoba will receive part of a $1.5 million government investment

News Fruit & Vegetables Specialty Foods Food Safety Processing Research & Development Sustainability
March 4, 2015  

Climate change will impact food safety: study

Climate change will have an impact on crop production, food security and food safety, says a new study, but it’s not all doom and gloom

Opinion Food Safety Processing
February 17, 2015  

Plant micro results are good, but bad in the field

Reconciling good micro results in the plant with bad micro problems in the field

Opinion Food Safety Packaging Regulation
February 17, 2015  

To gluten and beyond!

Canadian regulations allow gluten claim

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Packaging Processing
February 17, 2015  

Study shows cleanliness of corrugated shipping containers

100 per cent of containers tested met acceptable sanitation levels

News Meat &Poultry Business Operations Food Safety
February 13, 2015  

Canada’s pork industry receives almost $2 million

The funding is to go toward implementing PigTrace Canada, the national swine traceability system, and managing swine health issues

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February 3, 2015  

Stainless-steel gear reducer has new sanitary design

Baldor Electric Company’s new Baldor•Dodge Ultra Kleen Tigear-2 is completely sealed against high-pressure, high-temperature and caustic wash-down environments

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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”

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January 20, 2015  

BRC updates its food safety standards

The British Retail Consortium issued its seventh edition of food safety standards which reduce the need for multiple audits, and encourage consistency and more flexibility

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety
January 19, 2015  

U.K. scientists find how Camplylobacter persists in certain environments

Scientists at the Institute of Food Research say Camplylobacter exploits “chicken juice,” which allows the bacteria to thrive in the food chain

foodPress Meat &Poultry Food Safety
January 15, 2015  

24-hour aerobic bacteria indicator test

3M Food Safety has launched the 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plate with AOAC-PTM approval

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January 15, 2015  

New technology could help keep bacteria from sticking around

U.S. scientists have developed a new type of nanoscale surface that bacteria can’t stick to; it’s a technology with promising applications for the food processing industry

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January 12, 2015  

European Food Safety Authority develops toolbox

The EFSA developed a toolbox that all food safety professionals could tap to help rank microbiological risks

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December 16, 2014  

Detect it!

PolyMag Additives from Eriez help safeguard against plastic contamination in food products

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December 2, 2014  

Food-safe silicone sponge

Silicone Engineering’s new silicone sponge is ideal for the food and beverage processing industry

Opinion Business Operations Food Safety
December 1, 2014  

Social media – ally or enemy?

Social media can provide your company with many opportunities, as well as challenges

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November 20, 2014  

Canada’s food safety performance scores high

A new report from the Conference Board of Canada and the University of Guelph’s Food Institute gives Canada’s food safety performance top marks

News Business Operations Food Safety
November 10, 2014  

Funding through the Canada Job Grant supports food safety training up to $10K per employee

Feds and Ontario commit over $1 billion to support employee training

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Packaging
October 29, 2014  

An open letter to all grower/shippers and retailers from the members of the Reusable Packaging Association

No incidence of food contamination from RPCs

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety
October 28, 2014  

CFIA Modernization: The consultations conclude

Early this year the Canadian Food Inspection Agency published responses to industry feedback received in 2013. The CFIA provided more detail about how it hopes to operate under its new terms of reference. Here is a short list.

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October 27, 2014  

Re-use is not always the better alternative

Study shows high proportion of reusable plastic crates are in poor sanitary condition