New project supports Canadian food processing needs
Ingredient suppliers to work with processors to develop new plant-based protein products
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
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
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
JBS beef plant returning to two shifts daily after COVID outbreak
650 workers at the Alberta plant have tested positive for virus and one has died.
Feds earmarking $77M to keep food processing industry safe
Union argues it’s still not safe inside the facilities that had coronovirus outbreaks and more needs to be done.
Poultry plant in Coquitlam closed by health authority over COVID-19
Two workers at the facility operated by Superior Poultry Processors Ltd. have tested positive for the virus
Labatt provides cans of water to City of Toronto
Labatt to deliver 223,000 cans of drinking water to assist City of Toronto in COVID-19 relief efforts
Maple Leaf Foods to pay weekly bonuses to hourly staff
The food processing company says it will pay a bonus of $80 a week.
Ardent Mills to acquire Andean Naturals’ quinoa operations
The Yuba City, California, facility will be Ardent Mills’ first gluten-free sourcing and cleaning facility with the ability to expand to additional grains
Beef recall expands as Toronto slaughterhouse co-operates with food watchdog
Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. had its licence suspended Sept. 17 due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.
Targets bulk ingredients
Maximum speed of 80 m/min.
Maple Leaf sells Lethbridge potato plant for $60 million
Proceeds from the sale, expected to close by the end of December, will be used to pay down debt.
Surveys show weak trends in China manufacturing
Hopes raised for more policy moves.