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A good look at food fraud – and the need for product traceability.

Sunday morning is usually pretty relaxing - fresh-brewed coffee and a leisurely look at the weekend newspapers. So you can imagine how we sprung quickly into work mode when reading this National Post article about food fraud. It's a compelling read that opens with the 2008 Chinese milk scandal (which killed six infants and sickened … Continue reading A good look at food fraud – and the need for product traceability.

Where the agriculture and equestrian sectors meet.

We always stress the importance of trade shows and exhibitions as an important part of any market entry strategy. And today, we're highlighting one of the year's biggest. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair takes place every year in Toronto, Canada, and is the world's largest combined indoor agricultural fair and international equestrian competition. It's also the … Continue reading Where the agriculture and equestrian sectors meet.

PA companies once again heading to MEDICA.

We were pleased to learn that a long list of Pennsylvania companies will be exhibiting at MEDICA, November 12-18 in Dusseldorf, Germany. MEDICA is the international forum for the medical sector. Exhibitors from around the world include makers of medical devices, equipment manufacturers - anything that supports the health care industry. Pennsylvania has its own … Continue reading PA companies once again heading to MEDICA.

Legalization: One Week Later.

It's been almost a full week since recreational marijuana was legalized in Canada. We dedicated last week's blog to some basics about the Cannabis Act - what is allowed, labeling requirements, and a brief look at the financial side of the industry. This week we're offering some additional information, so read on. Levels of Responsibility Federal … Continue reading Legalization: One Week Later.

O Cannabis: What you need to know about Canada’s Cannabis Act.

In just a few hours, Canada will become only the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana. The Cannabis Act comes into effect on October 17, 2018. Under this act, persons of legal age (18 or 19, depending on province or territory) will be able to legally carry up to 30 grams of … Continue reading O Cannabis: What you need to know about Canada’s Cannabis Act.