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November 4, 2014

 

A cut of beef labeled as coming from the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

US Groups Square Off Over Country Of Origin Labels

Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.

June 13, 2014

 

hemp plant

Canada Jonesing For A Piece Of American (Hemp) Pie

While the conversation about hemp in the U.S. currently focuses on legal issues, our neighbor to the north anxiously waits to talk business.

July 11, 2013

Trade Barriers 

Canadian flag blowing in the wind

Meat Industry Fights ‘COOL’ Rules

The USDA has mandated that Country of Origin Labeling rules will go into effect. Eight meat industry groups are suing to fight the new requirements.

December 20, 2012

Syrup Caper 

quebec-maple-syrup

Thank Your Lucky Pancakes, Maple Syrup Thieves Arrested

Three people have been arrested for allegedly stealing $18 million in maple syrup from a Quebec warehouse.

October 10, 2011

Caffeine Crackdown 

A row of six empty energy-drink cans on a table, including Budget Energy Drink, Trojka Energy, an undetermined brand in a yellow and blue can, Power Bat, Prix Garantie Energy Drink, and Red Bull.

Canada Cracks Down On Energy Drinks

Health Canada has imposed new requirements on energy drinks, which must now disclose their ingredients on their labels and limit their caffeine levels.

September 1, 2011

food struggles 

A blue road sign reads, "Wrigley, 224 km. Fort Simpson, 446 km." It stands in a pile of ploughed snow against a backdrop of barren trees.

How To Feed Canada’s Arctic, The Land Without Farms Or Roads

For over 50 years, Canada has struggled to make food affordable in remote Arctic communities. Recent subsidy changes have left many northerners out in the cold.

October 28, 2010

Food Safety 

BPA in milk jugs

Canada Bans BPA, Food Containers Get Safer

Food and liquid containers just got safer. Canada leads the way worldwide in declaring bisphenol A (BPA) a toxic substance.

October 25, 2010

Weekly Roundup Oct. 29, 2010 

Candy

Weekly Roundup: Candy Is A Treat, BPA Ban, And Deadly Celery

Candy is reexamined, BPA is declared toxic in Canada, and a deadly celery listeria outbreak kills five.

February 24, 2010

Food Advertising 

McDonald's french fries

“Eat Like An Olympic Athlete”…At McDonald’s?

McDonald's new commercials suggests that Olympic athletes, whose career depends on the health and fitness of their bodies, eat Big Macs and chicken nuggets.

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