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Canadian Food Summit 2013: From challenges to solutions
CIFST
This major event focuses on leveraging opportunities and finding workable solutions. It will be the most interactive event the Conference Board's Centre for Food in Canada has ever delivered. As a marketing partner of this event, CIFST is able to offer you a special registration rate of $450 to attend.
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The Personal Home and Auto Group Insurance for CIFST members
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Invitation to CFIA consultation sessions
CFIA
As part of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) consultation on the revised draft improved food inspection model, two industry consultation sessions remain: one webinar and one in-person consultation session.
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High salt intake causes 2.3 million deaths per year
Bakery and Snacks
Excessive salt consumption accounts for an estimated 2.3 million deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases globally, new data reports. The global survey, that combines data on sodium intake and figures on deaths from heart-related conditions in 2010, suggests that 15 per cent of all deaths from heart attacks and strokes in the world (2.3 million deaths) were caused by eating too much salt.
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Ontario docs seek ban on antibiotic use in livestock gain
Country Guide
Warning antibiotics may soon lose their usefulness in human and animal health alike, Ontario's doctors want to close what they call a "loophole" that allows farmers to buy and use such drugs to boost growth in livestock.
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The uses of mustard in the food industry go far beyond flavour. Mustard is one of the most versatile food ingredients in the world and is being increasingly used for its many unique and natural properties such as an emulsifier, antioxidant, stabilizer, a preservative, and a binder the natural way.
 


Federal budget ignites debate over what science is for
The Globe and Mail
A federal budget that further cements the Harper government's stance on research and development is fuelling a growing debate over what science is for and the best way to support it.
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Local Food Act called 'stepping stone'
CBC News
A leading global food securities expert calls Ontario's tabled Local Food Act a good first step in food — and job — security. "This is a foundation stone that will be made more concrete in subsequent years, but right now it sounds pretty aspirational," said University of Guelph professor Evan Fraser. "This is a great piece of legislation that will be seen as a stepping stone.
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UAlberta research yields two new wheat varieties
University of Alberta
Prairie farmers will have new options for growing top-quality wheat in the coming years as two new varieties, successfully developed by the University of Alberta's wheat breeding program, were recently approved by the federally regulated Prairie Grain Development Committee.
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Study: Biggest disparity in food attitudes between Atlantic Canada and Quebec
Ottawa Citizen
Consumers in Atlantic provinces are careful about their sodium intake and know the importance of eating fibre, fruits and vegetables, but the efforts don't always show up on the scale for members of one Maritime province, a new study shows.
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Natural seasoning can prevent charred-meat carcinogens
Food Navigator
A new study has found that natural seasonings like cinnamon, pineapple and green tea can significantly reduce the formation of cancer causing substances in well cooked meats. The published research shows that some novel food components, along with the appropriate cooking method, will make a big dent in the development of carcinogens as a meat is being heated.
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Horsemeat 'dodged bullet' for food industry
Just-food.com
A prominent academic has suggested the international food industry was lucky the horsemeat scandal related only to the fraudulent use of an apparently safe raw material. IGFS director Professor Chris Elliott said it was "just by luck" that the food sector did not face an altogether graver situation. With food supply chains becoming ever more complex, Elliott believes such a major incident was "bound to happen" and the industry is fortunate that it has not proven, up until now, to be a matter of food safety.
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Traceability pilot projects helping poultry, egg industries understand how to move forward
AgAnnex
Full traceability is not yet mandatory in Canada, but the benefits to the agricultural industry as a whole are many. Whether it involves ready-to-cook seasoned poultry pieces, tomatoes or grain, it's all about safeguarding our health in times when food safety incidents occur — and presenting an image of Canada's agricultural industry as responsible and responsive.
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Why is brominated vegetable oil in Gatorade?
Highlands Today
When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the ingredient.

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Pea protein shows potential for gluten-free formulations
Food Navigator
Adding pea protein to gluten-free bread may enrich the nutritional content of the product, with a sensory panel rating it "most acceptable", says a new study.

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Researchers blending to make milk better
University of Guelph
Better kinds of milk are the goals of University of Guelph researchers looking to improve production and processing of a Canadian product already known for outstanding quality.

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Natural seasoning can prevent charred-meat carcinogens
Food Navigator
A new study has found that natural seasonings like cinnamon, pineapple and green tea can significantly reduce the formation of cancer causing substances in well cooked meats. The published research shows that some novel food components, along with the appropriate cooking method, will make a big dent in the development of carcinogens as a meat is being heated.
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DuPont, Monsanto partner on new soybeans
AgProfessional
DuPont and Monsanto announced a series of technology licensing agreements that will expand the range of seed products they can offer farmers. The agreements include a multi-year, royalty-bearing license for Monsanto's next-generation soybean technologies in the United States and Canada. Through these agreements, DuPont Pioneer will be able to offer Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans as early as 2014, and Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Xtend glyphosate and dicamba tolerant soybeans as early as 2015, pending regulatory approvals.
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Study hails eco-friendly synthetic colour test
Confectionery News
Scientists have outlined an eco-friendly test for certain synthetic food colours commonly used in soft drinks and sugar and gelatin-based confectionery. The method looks set to prove especially useful for firms concerned with ensuring products conform to consumer preferences for all-natural foods.
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