How would you feel about going out for a nice dinner and upon opening the menu you are face to face with calorie counts for every item in the menu? As per the Healthy Menu Choices Act, this is now a reality in Ontario for all food service providers with 20 or more locations as..
During this season, we take time to reflect upon the good things we have… like sharing our enewsletter with you! The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you season’s greetings and good wishes. May your holidays and New Year be filled with joy. We appreciate working with..Read more
Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever! And we all know this applies to food and the safety of your consumers, your health and your family. Understanding date markings on pre-packaged products helps everyone better understand the label. Depending on the type of product; Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) requires different kinds of date markings. The most common..Read more
Canning, pickling and preserving foods from the late summer and early autumn harvest have been documented as staples in kitchens since the first years of Napoleonic Wars. Canning extends shelf life and is most commonly seen in vinegar pickles and jams. Today, consumer behavior has renewed fascination with consuming home-grown produce and choosing seasonal eating..Read more
Can you tell if a food is healthy just by looking the front of its packaging? Do you know if your favourite Canadian pre-packaged foods are high in sodium, sugar and saturated fat? Due to pending regulatory changes, this may be easier to do in the near future! Health Canada is proposing to implement new..Read more