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Bill C-18 draws grain grower support
Food scientist to increase protein, fibre in food products
Oct. 28, 2014, Brookings, SD – A South Dakota State University food science professor has received a four-year grant geared toward getting corn co-products to the food market.
Medical group supports ban or tax on nutrition-poor food
Oct. 28, 2014, Ottawa – Governments should either restrict the sale of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods or increase taxes on such foods to combat obesity, according to an editorial published online in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Mediscape reports. | READ MORE
GFTC seminar aims to help manage unannounced audits
Oct. 24, 2014, Guelph, Ont. – Is your business ready for an unannounced audit? The Guelph Food Technology Centre is hosting a webinar to provide helpful tips on ensuring your systems are up to date.
IDDBA FSCRP application deadline
Oct. 24, 2014, Madison, WI – The next application deadline for the International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association Food Safety Certification Reimbursement Program is Feb. 1, 2015, for training completed between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31.
Gluten-free market booming, but researchers aren't sold
Oct. 24, 2014, Toronto – A Marketplace investigation suggests many products with gluten-free labels break Health Canada rules and add to consumer confusion about the issue, reports CBC News. | READ MORE
DecoPac to distribute Keeplastics pastry bags
Oct. 23, 2014, Anoka, MN – Cake decoration supplier DecoPac is now the exclusive distributor of ProBest pastry bags in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Foodservice packaging no more contaminated than other materials: study
Oct. 23, 2014, Falls Church, VA – Foodservice packaging materials as a whole aren’t significantly more contaminated with food residue than other food contact recyclables, suggests a new study.
Tips from BDC on avoiding small-business pitfalls
Oct. 22, 2014, Ottawa – To be successful, small-business owners should make innovation a priority, suggests a new research report from the Business Development Bank of Canada.
Federal government to lead trade-promotion workshop
Oct. 22, 2014, Ottawa – The federal government will lead a series of trade promotion workshops in communities across the country to provide small and medium-sized Canadian businesses with practical information and tools to help them export.