Food In Canada


News Meat &Poultry Food In Canada Regulation
January 4, 2017  

CFIA proposes animal transportation regulation changes

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s draft amendments were published in the Canada Gazette in December

News Packaging Regulation
December 15, 2016  

Health Canada making food labelling amendments

Regulation changes are expected to make the Nutrition Facts table and list of ingredients on packaged foods easier for Canadians to use and understand

Opinion Health & Wellness Regulation
December 8, 2016  

Front-of-packaging nutrition labelling

Health Canada is turning up the heat on healthy

Opinion Regulation
December 8, 2016  

Another victory for anti-science? Mandatory labelling of GE food

The United States has just adopted another policy that

News Food In Canada Regulation
November 22, 2016  

Fueling the agri-food economic engine

Federal, provincial and territorial governments are currently working together to develop the next Agricultural Policy Framework

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
October 11, 2016  

Agri-food week

Let’s make the week of Oct. 10 Agri-food Week

Opinion Packaging Regulation
October 11, 2016  

Is food labelling getting smarter?

There is an insatiable appetite by consumers to better know the food they eat. How much info should be on the label?

News Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Processing Regulation
October 10, 2016  

Tracking Progress on Canada’s Food Performance: How are we doing?

The Conference Board of Canada unveils a comparison of food performance by province

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Processing Regulation
October 6, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: Now what?

Let’s ensure the food industry will succeed when export development opportunities arise

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
September 26, 2016  

Food Lawyers: A brief retrospective

With the growth of food law in the last 20 years has come an explosion in media attention to food issues

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Regulation
August 16, 2016  

The bitter and sweet on sugar labelling

The U.S. has recently finalized rule making on nutrition

Opinion Packaging Regulation
August 9, 2016  

Regulatory Labelling: Protect Your Business

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 8 Sometimes brand owners make

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

Opinion Food Trends Packaging Regulation
May 9, 2016  

Seeing through labelling transparency

“It can scarcely be denied that the supreme goal

Opinion Regulation
April 11, 2016  

The heat on Canada’s food guide

Canada’s senators, not the hockey team, have recently come

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
March 28, 2016  

Canada’s food strategy: Now is the time

I have spoken a lot about the development of

Opinion Packaging Regulation
March 14, 2016  

A country with “original” labelling

Food labelling modernization in Canada has many fronts. Nutrition

Feature Bake & Snack Food Confectionery Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Regulation Research & Development
February 10, 2016  

Have your pot and eat it too

The government plan to legalize marijuana should bring a deluge of bud-related food products

Opinion Regulation
February 10, 2016  

The belly and the brain

The quote, “Part of the secret of success in

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
February 10, 2016  

Think we need to separate science and politics? Think again

Here’s a little true story I’ve used with my

News Food In Canada Food Trends Regulation
January 11, 2016  

FoodMinds infographic shows evolution of U.S. dietary guidelines

Following the release of the new U.S. dietary guidelines, Chicago-based FoodMinds LLC did a word content analysis of the guidelines since 1980

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends Regulation
December 8, 2015  

A natural revolution

What does “natural” mean in relation to a food?

Opinion Packaging Regulation
October 16, 2015  

The “skinny” on nutrition labelling

Both Canada and the U.S. are in the midst of revising how nutrition information will be presented on a food label

News Dairy Meat &Poultry Regulation
October 5, 2015  

Canada announces new initiatives for supply-managed producers

Programs aim to support supply-managed producers and processors throughout the implementation of the TPP and the Canada-EU Trade Agreement

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
September 4, 2015  

Allergen and precautionary allergen labelling makeover

Not overwhelmed with regulatory modernization yet? Don’t be disappointed.

News Fruit & Vegetables Specialty Foods Business Operations Regulation Sustainability
June 17, 2015  

New regulations to protect pollinators take effect July 1, 2015

After hearing from stakeholders, Ontario’s proposed regulations to protect pollinators will come into effect July 1. The new regs call for a reduction in the number of acres with neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed by 80% by 2017.

News Meat &Poultry Exporting & Importing Regulation
June 5, 2015  

Canada files request to impose $3 billion worth of tariffs on U.S.

Government asks WTO to authorize punitive measures against U.S. goods

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Processing Regulation
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

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
May 12, 2015  

CFIA, taking a break from all their worries!

The CFIA and Canadian food labelling

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 Processing Regulation
April 9, 2015  

Soya say it’s healthy, eh?

A look at Health Canada’s “Proposal to Accept a Health Claim about Soy Products and Cholesterol Lowering”

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
April 9, 2015  

Regulatory Myths – Part II

Myth number 2: Quantitative Risk Benefit Analysis has significantly improved regulation making.

Opinion Packaging Regulation
March 19, 2015  

Who cares about French translation?

An American brand owner planning to launch in the

Opinion Food Safety Packaging Regulation
February 17, 2015  

To gluten and beyond!

Canadian regulations allow gluten claim

Opinion Regulation
February 17, 2015  

Regulatory Myths – Part I

Myth number-1: the fewer regulations the better.