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News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

Public Health Agency of Canada says more illnesses linked to U.S. grown onions

Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, Calif., is expanding its recall of red, yellow, white and sweet yellow varieties

News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

New project supports Canadian food processing needs

Ingredient suppliers to work with processors to develop new plant-based protein products

News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

More COVID cases among Manitoba meat plant staff, but no closure planned

The union which represents 2,000 Maple Leaf workers in Brandon has called for the plant to be shut down until the spread is under control

Feature Food & Beverage Manufacturing
August 6, 2020  

Critical pest prevention measures during the pandemic for food processors

Although any pest is detrimental for stock, food safety and audit scores, rodents are particularly troublesome

News Food & Beverage General
August 6, 2020  

Tim Hortons sales fall by one third as RBI feels the pain of pandemic

The parent of Tim Hortons and Burger King says net income fell to US$163 million in the quarter ended June 30

News Food & Beverage General
August 4, 2020  

HelloFresh becomes first global carbon-neutral meal kit company

The company commits to offset 100% of its direct carbon emissions from 2020 onwards

News Food & Beverage General
August 4, 2020  

Ont. govt. investing $2.35M in advanced animal research

Research investment will help farmers safely manage livestock

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

Terramera supports Business Council of B.C.’s economic recovery initiative

Initiative will leverage B.C.’s agri-tech sector to grow jobs in the innovation economy and tackle climate change

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods earns $25.7M in Q2 on higher plant protein sales

The company says its net income amounted to 21 cents per share for the three months ended June 30

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

New Brunswick beekeepers say 2020 will be a sweet year for honey production

Despite the impacts of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 will be a good year for honey production

News Food & Beverage General
July 28, 2020  

Fisheries subsidies fuel ocean depletion and hurt coastal communities

Fishing subsidies are resulting in serious overfishing

News Food & Beverage General
July 28, 2020  

The coronavirus pandemic requires us to understand food’s murky supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of knowing about our supply chains

News Food & Beverage General
July 27, 2020  

Yukoners turn to farming to build self sufficiency, market for local food

As Yukon’s local food business develops, there’s potential to start exporting food products to Alaska or southern Canada

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 23, 2020  

Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image

Suits that seek millions in damages from defendants that include nearly 20 small companies.

News Food & Beverage General
July 23, 2020  

BevCanna signs deal to bring cannabis products to Saskatchewan

Weed Pool will distribute and sell beverages and extracts through its retail distribution network.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 21, 2020  

BevCanna signs LOI for white label deal with BC’s State B Beverage

Companies will create a concept that combines functional beverages and cannabis drinks.

News Food & Beverage General
July 20, 2020  

The verdict: Canada’s legalization of cannabis is a success

To be addressed: amnesty for those convicted of simple possession and use when cannabis was illegal.

Feature Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

Meet the new brew crew: Station Beverage’s cold coffee takes off

Innovation and a beer-inspired process take canned beverages to commercial reality.

News Food & Beverage Sustainability
July 14, 2020  

McCain Foods focuses on more sustainable French fries

Three Farms of the Future will showcase how regenerative farming practices and the latest agricultural technology can be implemented at scale.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 13, 2020  

Class action lawsuit alleges Cargill failed to take COVID-19 precautions

Guardian Law Group seeks damages for harm done to family members, friends and other people in close contact with Cargill employees.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 7, 2020  

Vegpro, Cascades partner on 100% recycled plastic packaging for salads

New containers improve airflow and prolong conservation time by limiting the build up of excess humidity.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 7, 2020  

BevCanna exclusive Canadian manufacturer of Marianna CBD beverage

LOI agreement has BevCanna making the beverage line and Marianna handling national sales and marketing.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 2, 2020  

First global LOI for THC-infused gummy manufacturer Dynaleo

Will make and distribute cannabis-infused vegan gummies under the Pantry brand within the Canadian market.

News Food & Beverage General
June 30, 2020  

Diageo goes green with carbon neutral distillery in Kentucky

New distillery moves the company closer to sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

News Food & Beverage General
June 30, 2020  

NL Liquor Corp. changing ‘Old Sam’ log; concerns about racist branding

The move follows several other companies making changes as global protests prompted scrutiny of racism in product branding.

News Food & Beverage General
June 29, 2020  

Windsor health unit asks for help as more farm workers contract COVID-19

COVID-19 cases on local farms have complicated Windsor-Essex’s transition to the second stage of reopening

News Food & Beverage General
June 25, 2020  

Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. needs better plan for local industry: AG

Sales of local alcohol products through the corporation have risen significantly.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 25, 2020  

Beef plants nearly back to full capacity after COVID-19

Cargill and JBS Canada plants in Alberta process about 70% of Canada’s beef.

News Food & Beverage General
June 25, 2020  

Hormel Foods Canada donates meals to Second Harvest

Food manufacturer helps get protein-rich products to people who need it.

News Food & Beverage General
June 24, 2020  

Outbreaks on farms are holding back the entire region, says Windsor, Ont., mayor

The mayor said public health officials have failed to ensure all migrant workers are tested for COVID-19

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 23, 2020  

Winnipeg plant gets $100M to pull protein from peas, canola

Extracts for use in everything from protein shakes and meat-alternatives to non-dairy creamers and energy bars.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 18, 2020  

DFO rolls out funds for fish, seafood sector in response to COVID-19

Fisheries minister calls on Canadians to consider the importance of the seafood industry when buying food.