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Which CPG brands do Canadians trust most?
Canadian Grocer
What do Campbell's, Coca-Cola and Heinz have in common (besides red logos)? Each is among the most trusted brands in Canada, according to a study by Toronto-based marketing research company BrandSpark International.
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Top U.S. nutrition advisory panel poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet
National Post
The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption.
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Health board's proposed sodium labeling stirs opposition
Toronto Observer
Some groups in the hospitality field are opposing a proposal by the Toronto Board of Health to post sodium information on menus. Adding information beyond calorie counts may result in confusion, says James Rilett, Vice President of Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association.
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Canada's leading food safety universities enter into precedent-setting partnership with Retail Council of Canada
Retail Council of Canada
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) today announced a new food safety partnership with the University of Guelph and McGill University. Called the Safe Food Forum, this partnership will help food retailers keep informed about evolving food safety challenges and continuously improve food safety management strategies to ensure safe food for all Canadians.
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Canadian researchers work to save pigs from deadly virus
Canadian Grocer
Canadian researchers are working on how to protect young pigs from a deadly virus that has killed millions of animals around the world. The porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus has killed at least eight million piglets in the U.S. since 2013.
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Study says organic milk offers no nutrition boost
Inside Science
Two bottles of whole milk sit side-by-side in a supermarket refrigerator. One costs $3.46 per gallon while the other costs $7.08 per gallon. The difference? The second bottle of milk is labeled organic. People choose organic dairy products for any number of reasons, including their perceptions on the environmental impacts of dairy farming, the treatment of cows, and the safety of milk from cows given antibiotics or extra hormones.
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$1.4 million investment in a new research program on the food science behind maple
CNW
The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) and the Fonds de recherche du Québec — Nature et technologies (FRQNT) announce the launch of the Research Partnership Program on the Food Science Behind Maple — The Physical Chemistry of Cooking with Maple.
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Is fat the sixth basic taste?
Food Navigator
Should fat be recognised as one of our basic tastes, alongside sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami? A new paper in the journal Flavour reviews the evidence.
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Feds 'very optimistic' agricultural trade war with U.S. will be averted
CTV News
The Canadian government is expressing optimism that a trade war might be averted with the United States in a long-standing dispute over agricultural products. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says he likes what he heard this week during a trip to Washington, and senses a willingness to adjust a U.S. regulatory policy at the heart of the dispute. "I feel very optimistic," Ritz said during a conference call. "Far more so after this trip than after any of the others that I've done."
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Supermarket promotions boost unhealthy food sales more than healthier options
Food Navigator
U.K. supermarket price promotions are more likely to lead to increased sales of less healthy foods than healthier choices, according to a study published today.
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Supplement industry under fire
Toronto Star
As debate continues south of the border over controversial brand-name supplements, Canadian experts are questioning whether at-home regulatory bodies are doing enough to oversee the industry.
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Food security project going global
University of Guelph
A University of Guelph research project that has already improved the livelihoods of small-scale Asian farmers will further expand worldwide, thanks to more than $4.2 million in federal support announced this afternoon.

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Mars, IBM to use genetic data for food safety understanding
Confectionery News
Mars and IBM Research have created a consortium which will use advances in genomics to boost food safety. The consortium will conduct a metagenomics study to categorize and understand micro-organisms and the factors that influence their activity in a normal factory environment.

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Which CPG brands do Canadians trust most?
Canadian Grocer
What do Campbell's, Coca-Cola and Heinz have in common (besides red logos)? Each is among the most trusted brands in Canada, according to a study by Toronto-based marketing research company BrandSpark International.

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Is gluten-free growth heading downhill?
Canadian Grocer
Who hasn't learned the term "gluten-free" in the last five years? This diet fad and food category has increased exponentially due to rising awareness about gluten intolerance and sensitivity as well as popular media that touts potential weight loss and resolution of other health problems.
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Technology is changing the way we eat — but gizmos will only get us so far
The Globe and Mail
I hate raw grapes. Especially the anemic-looking, seedless, grocery-store variety. Sweet but watery, they're like the culinary equivalent of toddler cartoons.
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Kraft's Capri Sun drinks to drop high-fructose corn syrup
Blackburn News
Kraft Foods says it will start sweetening its Capri Sun drinks with sugar instead of high-fructose corn syrup. The company says the change will apply to its original Capri Sun drinks, and that the number of calories will go down to 50 per pack, from 60.
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    Science probes whether milk does a body good (Hamilton Spectator)
Coke places bets on 'premium milk' (Canadian Grocer)
Are sprouted grains the next big trend? (Food Mag)
Starbucks Canada to offer wine, beer and tapas by year's end (Toronto Star)
U of G partners with Retail Council of Canada for Food Safety (Retail Council of Canada)
Toddler foods with excessive sodium, added sugar set taste preferences (CBC News)

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