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CFIA partners with French food regulator

  The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is protecting Canada’s food, plants and animals through science and collaboration with partners, both internationally and at home. The CFIA recently signed a science-sharing memorandum of understanding with the French food regulator, Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail (ANSES). The agreement will strengthen and formalize scientific cooperation on …

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CFIA signs science-sharing agreement with French food regulator

Through this agreement, CFIA and ANSES scientists can cooperate on ongoing research between CFIA’s network of 13 reference and research laboratories, and the ANSES network of 11 laboratories throughout France.

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Opportunities in fermented foods

By: Julianne Suleski The end of 2016 saw a merger between an unlikely pair – the world’s second-largest food and beverage company, PepsiCo, and a small fermented drinks maker, KeVita. This could only mean one thing: fermented beverages have reached an unexpected level of success and are likely here to stay. The trend of kombucha, kefir, kimchi and other fermented …

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Food and agriculture among Canada’s best prospects for trade with China

Canada’s agricultural products and food manufacturing services are considered among the best prospects for trade with China, according to new Conference Board of Canada research for the Global Commerce Centre. “Chinese demand is projected to rise for many of the goods and services in which Canada holds a global comparative advantage,” says Julie Ades, Senior Economist, Global Commerce Centre.  “Natural resources, some services industries, and food manufacturing are …

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CHFA names top five natural health trends in 2017

CHFA is Canada's largest national trade association that represents retailers, manufacturers, distributors and importers in the natural health and organic products industry

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