As we've mentioned in previous posts, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into effect on January 15, 2019. Now is the time for food manufacturers and importers/exporters to prepare to be compliant by that deadline. Last week, we watched Livingston's in-depth webinar about the SFCR and what the food sector needs to know … Continue reading Some answers to your questions about the Safe Food for Canadians Act.
It's quite the start to the work week. After 13 months of (often heated) negotiations, we woke Monday morning to news that a tentative new trade agreement had been reached between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) - as it would be called - contains some updated items, and some of … Continue reading A look at the USMCA.
Last week, we posted an update on the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (scheduled for implementation on January 15, 2019) and what food manufacturers and exporters can do to prepare. This week, we're adding additional information that businesses in the food and health sectors should know. Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods On September 17, the … Continue reading More food and health product info you need to know
We've posted previously about the upcoming Safe Food for Canadians Act and corresponding Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. And with the deadline looming, it's time to issue a reminder. To recap: In 2012, the Government of Canada began modernizing the country’s food inspection system, to ensure the food on Canadian shelves will be safe (regardless of … Continue reading Counting down to the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
As previously mentioned, we're in Pennsylvania this week and next, meeting companies wanting to export to Canada and other world markets. It's all part of Bringing the World to PA, an annual event geared toward businesses across that state. We're going to be posting updates on our Twitter feed, as time permits. So follow us … Continue reading Curious about #BTW2PA? Check our Twitter feed.