During the Dakar 2 African Food Summit, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Canadian government announced the establishment of a special fund to support Africa’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture sector.
Inclement weather in Canada and Europe is resulting in a spike in the price of raw material, which – along with increases in freight – is spiralling the durum wheat market ‘completely out of control’, according to Eurostar Commodities.
Canada is the second country in the world to legalise recreational marijuana after Uruguay, where adults can carry and share up to 30 grams of dried cannabis and operate up to four homegrown marijuana plants per household, in most provinces.
Regulatory agencies in the US, Canada and Europe have seen a decline in recalls this year except for the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS), according to SAGE Food Safety Consultants.
The journey to find the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, Germany, Canada, Australia and Norway where we allergy concerns, bottle breakage fears, Salmonella and Listeria prompting action.
Food Safety Recall round-up 27 September - 3 October
Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to Germany, USA, Canada and UK where we find Salmonella, Clostidium botulinum, undeclared allergens, plastic contamination and E.coli O157:H7
Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to UK, USA, Germany, Australia and Canada where we find allergens, listeria and glass contamination concerns leading to market withdrawals.
Canada is making overtures towards free trade talks with Europe that could open up a new source of beef for the EU – if a parallel hormone-free industry could be established – and boost grain supplies.
Health Canada this week updated the country's food guide for the
first time in over a decade to provide the "best, most current
information available for eating well and living healthy,"
according to Canada's health...
Horizon Milling, a subsidiary of US agri giant Cargill, has
strengthened its position in the Canadian bakery ingredients market
through the recent completion of an agreement to purchase the
grain-based foodservice and industrial businesses...
Developing national standards that will help Canadian-grown apples
take a bigger bite out of the marketplace is the aim of a new
project that received financial backing from the Canadian
government this week.