Nearly 60 per cent of food produced in Canada is lost and wasted annually. Second Harvest reports on what can be done about the food waste crisis after landmark research conducted by Value Chain Management International. The report was a year in the making with 700 frontline food leaders.
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre researchers hope that federal funding will help them build a network to accelerate development and commercialization of labour-saving agricultural technologies.
Food recalls from romaine lettuce to cauliflower have been generating headlines. A new $1-million gift to hire food safety expert Prof. Lawrence Goodridge and to expand other initiatives couldn't have come at a better time.
Plants and plant-based protein are the favoured food groups in the draft edition of the new Canada Food Guide.
Health Canada scientists have again rejected arguments that glyphosate causes cancer. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup.
Nova Scotia has a new minister in the federal cabinet in the new portfolio of Rural Economic Development. She’s MP Bernadette Jordan who has represented the riding of South Shore-St. Margarets since 2015.