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» Food Recall Warning (E. coli O157:H7) – Mechanically Tenderized Steak
18/10/17 00:05 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – Ontario. Recalling firm - Vantage Foods (ON) Inc.

» Inuit, First Nations sign 'historic' pact to protect Quebec caribou
17/10/17 23:17 from CBC News Items
The agreement, signed by Inuit, Innu, Cree and Naskapi leaders, formalizes steps to study population trends, restrict hunting and manage the herds' habitat

» The North West Company introduces Indigenous language shelf signage
13/10/17 13:01 from Canadian Grocer
Northern Canada’s largest grocer has begun a program to introduce Indigenous languages on in-store signage and shelf labels. The North West Company, which operates 121 Northern stores and six NorthMart stores in mostly remote communities...

» U.S. wants to end Canada’s supply management for dairy, poultry, eggs
17/10/17 21:38 from Canadian Grocer
The United States has lit the fuse on one of Canada’s most politically explosive trade issues, asking in NAFTA talks for an end to the supply management system for dairy, chicken, eggs and turkey within the next decade. With that d...

» Canada's supply management a flashpoint in NAFTA talks: Here's why
17/10/17 12:51 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
Supply management: economists love to hate it, and Canadian farmers are loathe to give it up. The politically explosive issue emerged yet again Monday as a flashpoint in increasingly heated NAFTA ......

» Six O'Clock Solution: Lamb T-bones
17/10/17 15:00 from CBC News Items
B.C. chef Rod Butters advises reaping the rewards of your own region in his cookbook The Okanagan Table

» A Northern Thai meal to overwhelm your taste buds
16/10/17 19:37 from The Globe and Mail - Food & Wine
Northern food is built around the ubiquitous basket of sticky rice and tends to have a Burmese influence

» A Northern Thai meal to excite your taste buds
16/10/17 19:37 from The Globe and Mail - Food & Wine
Northern food is built around the ubiquitous basket of sticky rice and tends to have a Burmese influence

» Craft Beer Market Opens at Southcentre Mall, Proof Has a New Happy Hour Menu and Notable and The Nash Have Started a New Chicken Loyalty Program
17/10/17 13:50 from Avenue Calgary Restaurants & Food
All this and more in our bi-monthly round-up of Calgary restaurant openings, food news and events.

» Bill Brownstein: Readers call for much tougher punishment for distracted drivers
17/10/17 10:00 from CBC News Items
In response to last week’s column about distracted driving, some readers suggested going all-out medieval with drivers who can’t forgo texting while behind the wheel.

» Loblaw Companies lays off 500 office workers in cost-cutting drive
17/10/17 00:18 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
VANCOUVER - Loblaw Companies Ltd. is laying off 500 of its office workers, but the company says it still expects to create more jobs than it eliminates this year. "Today is ......

» CFIA: Certain farm-raised oysters recalled due to biotoxin
17/10/17 06:12 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
OTTAWA - Federal health officials say some farm-raised Pacific oysters are being recalled due to a marine biotoxin which causes paralytic shellfish poisoning. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the oysters ......

» Environmentalists: genetically modified salmon likely sold in Quebec
13/10/17 11:58 from Canadian Grocer
Environmental groups say the first shipment of genetically modified salmon in the world arrived in Canada earlier this year and likely ended up on the plates of Quebec consumers. An investigation by the groups found 4.5 metric tonnes of ...

» Thought Leadership Conference is fast approaching. Are you registered?
17/10/17 11:47 from Canadian Grocer
Canadian Grocer’s annual Thought Leadership CEO Conference is a little more than a month away and tickets are selling fast. This must-attend event, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto on Nov. 20, will feature one-on-one interview...

» RESTAURANTS CANADA WELCOMES CORRECTIONS ON SMALL BUSINESS TAX CHANGE PROPOSALS
17/10/17 11:41 from Restaurants Canada
The post RESTAURANTS CANADA WELCOMES CORRECTIONS ON SMALL BUSINESS TAX CHANGE PROPOSALS appeared first on Restaurants Canada .

» Opinion: Take down taboos and help break cycle of poverty
17/10/17 11:00 from CBC News Items
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: Let’s all do our small part to end to one of the biggest social problems of our time.

» Hudson mayor had large ideas for the small town he loved
17/10/17 10:00 from CBC News Items
Hudson Mayor Ed Prévost died, Oct. 10. He was 76. Friends and colleagues remember his big ideas for the small town.

» Food Recall Warning - Allergen (milk) - Ri Wang Food brand Chinese Brand sausages
16/09/17 02:19 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution - National. Recalling firm - Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co. Ltd.

» Sweat equity and capital: What it takes to open a successful franchise
12/10/17 16:47 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
VANCOUVER - Beeru Mannan owns two Freshii locations in British Columbia with his brother, and the duo plan to open another pair of the chain's restaurants in the province next ...

» Environmentalists say genetically modified salmon likely sold in Quebec
12/10/17 17:02 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
MONTREAL - Environmental groups say the first shipment of genetically modified salmon in the world arrived in Canada earlier this year and likely ended up on the plates of Quebec ...

» Food Recall Warning (marine biotoxin) - Certain Pacific Oysters recalled due to a marine biotoxin which causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP)
17/10/17 04:43 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces or territories. Recalling firm – Industry.

» 'How are we supposed to do stuff on our own?': Students anxious as Algonquin faculty strikes
16/10/17 21:21 from CBC News Items
Raman Deed, 22, wasted no time in following advice from Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen that students should study on their own while their professors are on strike. Deed and fellow student Carlie Espenant were inside a meeting...

» Kuma Noodle Japan
16/10/17 21:12 from Eat Magazine
When many people think of Japanese food, they think of sushi. However, to the Japanese, the raw fish delicacy is often considered a rare treat, relative to steak in Western cuisine. Therefore one should really be acquainted with every da...

» Low wages, small workforce leaves booming B.C. restaurants without chefs
16/10/17 20:13 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
VANCOUVER - The restaurant industry may be booming in British Columbia, but a combination of the high cost of living, tight profit margins and a shrinking workforce has made it ...

» Family affair
11/10/17 13:21 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
It’s been at least two days since most of us enjoyed Thanksgiving dinners. You might even be able to tighten your belt buckle again. And while eating that much food every weekend ......

» Giant Tiger gives the public a glimpse of its new distribution centre
12/10/17 16:01 from Canadian Grocer
Giant Tiger recently hosted an event at its distribution centre in the Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal in Eastern Ontario, to give community members a glimpse of the 600,000-sq.-ft. space located in Johnstown Industrial Park. Event goe...

» Loblaw lays off 500 office workers in cost cutting efforts
16/10/17 19:29 from Canadian Grocer
Loblaw Companies Limited says it is laying off 500 workers from its office operations. President Sarah Davis wrote in a memo to employees that some of the employees were informed Monday and many of the positions will be eliminated immedi...

» Could Couche-Tard be eyeing Kroger convenience stores?
12/10/17 14:42 from Canadian Grocer
Canadian convenience store chain Alimentation Couche-Tard could be in the running to expand its growing global empire after grocery chain Kroger said it was considering selling its network of corner stores. The Cincinnati, Ohio-based cha...

» Gay Lea Foods continues to grow
16/10/17 18:54 from Canadian Grocer
Gay Lea Foods Co-operative is on a bit of a buying spree. The Mississauga, Ont.-based company has purchased Alberta Cheese Company for an undisclosed amount, making this its third acquisition in the last year. In 2016, Gay Lea Foods boug...

» Young: Hudson mourns its mayor as council term nears conclusion
16/10/17 10:11 from CBC News Items
The festival we call Thanksgiving has ended. The leftover turkey, the salads and veggies and oversized pumpkin pies, have all been disposed of. By now, guests and visiting relatives are long gone home and the precious china and glassware...

» Metro to cut 280 jobs as part of modernization plan
12/10/17 11:44 from Canadian Grocer
Grocery store chain Metro says the construction of its first automated distribution centres are unrelated to its efforts to offset added costs from Ontario’s rising minimum wage. The Montreal-based company said it would eliminate a...

» Yummy Market recalls smoked lake trout
16/10/17 15:36 from Canadian Grocer
Yummy Market Incorporated is recalling its Yummy Market brand Smoked Lake Trout w/Pepper with Cracked Black Pepper because it may contain harmful bacteria. The product was sold at Yummy Market in Maple, Ont. and contains a best before of...

» P&G launches bottle made from ocean plastic
11/10/17 18:26 from Canadian Grocer
In an effort to increase awareness about ocean plastic pollution, the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) is launching a bottle made completely from post-consumer recycled plastic and ocean plastic. The bottle will be used for Fairy, ...

» The community grocer
16/10/17 15:05 from Canadian Grocer
Unlike many other indie grocers, Jim Bexis wasn’t born into the business, nor did he spend his youth stocking shelves, sweeping floors or bagging groceries. It was family, however, that eventually pulled him into the grocery game. When G...

» Kickoff to SIAL Canada
11/10/17 17:18 from Canadian Grocer
Though SIAL Canada is months away, the show’s organizers are already ramping up for the event, which is set to take place at Montreal’s Palais des congrès, May 2 to 4. At a launch event in downtown Montreal last week, Xavier Poncin, the ...

» Global grocery: Cool ideas from around the world
16/10/17 12:25 from Canadian Grocer
QUIET SHOPPING HOURS Two more retailers are providing a sensory-friendly experience for customers who might otherwise find shopping too stressful. Coles supermarket in Australia and Lidl in Ireland are testing “quiet” times at a handful ...

» Kennedy: So … what has Trudeau accomplished? (Hint: very little)
16/10/17 11:00 from CBC News Items
Two years ago, I did something wacky. I voted aspirationally. Two years ago, I was delighted by the victory of the Justin Trudeau Liberals I helped elect. Their parade to Rideau Hall for the swearing-in looked like a collective embodimen...

» Aislin: 50 years of covering "the Hill"
16/10/17 10:00 from CBC News Items
In 1859 — 158 years ago — ground was broken on Ottawa’s Barrack Hill to prepare for construction of the Parliament Buildings. Queen Victoria’s choice for the seat of Canada’s government had raised a lot of eyebrows. Why pick a rough-and-...

» Correction - Food Recall Warning – Allergen (gluten) - Love Child Organics brand Baby’s First Buckwheat + Chia Organic Infant Cereal
14/09/17 19:49 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – National. Recalling firm - Greenspace Brands.

» Food Recall Warning - Allergen (gluten) - Love Child Organics brand Baby’s First Buckwheat + Chia Organic Infant Cereal
14/09/17 04:45 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distibution - National. Recalling firm - Greenspace Brands.

» In the Habs' Room: Price points finger at himself for OT loss to Toronto
15/10/17 03:32 from CBC News Items
Canadiens goaltender takes responsibility for the Canadiens 4-3 overtime loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night at the Bell Centre.

» Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis, scientists say
15/10/17 15:25 from Winnipeg Free Press: Food & Drink
The budding marijuana industry is spurring new research around cannabis that will have long-term effects on a variety of fields, from farming to new medicine, as companies look for solid ......

» 'I am trying to protect them': farmer issues plea to save Ojibway ponies from Manitoba auction
14/10/17 10:00 from CBC News Items
A farmer from northwestern Ontario is appealing to people online to help save her stock of a rare horse breed from being auctioned off in Manitoba — and potentially sold for slaughter as meat.

» Fitness: Menopause and the middle-age spread
15/10/17 13:00 from CBC News Items
Keeping weight off requires more just than finding the right diet or exercise plan

» Food Recall Warning (Clostridium botulinum) - Yummy Market brand Smoked Lake Trout w/Pepper with Cracked Black Pepper
15/10/17 01:54 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – Ontario. Recalling firm – Yummy Market Inc.

» Food Recall Warning - Allergen (mustard) - Wolfgang Puck brand Creamy Butternut Squash Organic Soup
03/10/17 00:52 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution - National. Recalling firm - Campbell Soup Company

» Food Recall Warning - Allergen (wheat) - Double Horse brand Vermicelli Payasam
02/10/17 17:48 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – Alberta, Ontario. Recalling firm – Mithra Impex

» Food Recall Warning - Allergen (Milk) – Too Corny brand Salt & Vinegar Flavoured Gourmet Popcorn
29/09/17 22:58 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – Alberta. Recalling firm – Too Corny Gourmet Popcorn.

» Food Recall Warning - Allergen (wheat) - Aman's brand Masar Whole Crimson Lentil
29/09/17 14:47 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – Ontario. Recalling firm – Quality International Foods Ltd.

» Food Recall Warning – Allergen (milk) - Verona brand Giant Lady Fingers
28/09/17 21:01 from Food Recalls / Allergy Alerts (all)
Distribution – Ontario, Quebec. Recalling firm - Numage Québec Inc.

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