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ReGrained earns the world’s first upcycled food certification

ReGrained, which upcycles brewer’s “spent” grain into a supergrain, has achieved the world’s first upcycled ingredient certification.

New $1.9M project to develop a plant-based seafood line

Protein Industries Canada, New School Foods and Liven Proteins are co-investing into the development of plant-based seafood products. The project will focus on creating a whole muscle, plant-based fish filet that emulates the texture, taste and cooking experience of fish.

Claire Bara to lead Lassonde’s Canadian subsidiary

Claire Bara has been appointed a president of A. Lassonde, Inc, which develops, manufactures and markets ready-to-drink juices and drinks and fruit-based snacks for the Canadian market.

Daiya Foods appoints Melissa Lee as CFO

Daiya Foods names finance veteran Melissa Lee as chief financial officer for the company. She will be leading the finance and IT teams for Daiya.

Gerber and Terracycle launch recycling program

Gerber partners with international recycling company TerraCycle to help give typically hard-to-recycle baby food packaging a new life.
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Tylenol moment

The “Tylenol” moment the food industry needed

Experts have been warning the food industry for years about the threat of becoming an active target for hackers. What was once purely academic has now become a reality. Recently, meat processing giant JBS paid out an $11-million ransom following a cyberattack. This is our “Tylenol” moment, says Dr. Sylvain Charlebois. » Read full article
Food Law

Food Law: Legal challenges for simulated meat and poultry makers

It is undeniable that one of the largest developments in food has been the proliferation of plant-based products. From a consumer perspective, this means there are potentially more options on the grocery shelf. However, from the perspective of companies developing and selling meat alternatives, the situation in Canada is challenging. Recently proposed guidelines for these products may, in reality, result in more constraints. » Read full article
Focus on Food Safety

Focus on Food Safety: Variables to consider when creating fully cooked foods

Food processors not only have to assess food safety risks and how best to mitigate them, but also consider how all the variables and mitigation measures affect the product’s quality, shelf life and the bottom line. » Read full article

Future Food Tech Alternative Proteins

Location: Online
Dates: June 22 – 23
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FIRST: IFT’s annual expo

Location: Online
Dates: July 19 – 21
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CHFA East 2021

Location: Online
Dates: September 16 – 18
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