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LEAF Offering Audit Grants

VICTORIA — LEAF (Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice) has launched an initiative offering a limited number of LEAF-audit grants to help independent restaurateurs start...

Certified JHSC members: are you due for refresher training?

Time-sensitive reminder: joint health-and-safety committee (JHSC) members who were certified on, or after, March 1, 2016 are due for refresher training as...

Examining the Ethics of Modern Meat Consumption

There are millions of Canadian consumers who enjoy an omnivorous lifestyle and eat meat regularly. While many point fingers at large-scale meat...

Sustainability: Commonly Overlooked Items

In the past, few people have gone to a foodservice establishment, ordered a drink and contemplated its impact on the environment as they sipped....

Food File: Examining The Farm-to-Table Ethos

When acclaimed chef Michael Stadtländer and his wife Nobuyo opened their 12-seat restaurant, Eigensinn Farm (located in Singhampton, Ont.), 25 years ago, they didn’t...

The Story Behind Heart and Stroke’ Health Check

Canadians make 18-million visits to restaurants daily. It’s no surprise given that consumers juggle family responsibilities, career and social obligations, which is leading to...

Salmon Safe Launches in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Salmon Safe, a Portland, Ore.-based company that certifies salmon farmers are implementing policies that protect salmon populations, launched throughout British Columbia this...

Clearwater Announces BRC Certifications

HALIFAX — Clearwater Seafoods has just certified two of its processing facilities under the British Retail Consortium (BRC) standard for food safety. The letter...

Export Packers Adopts Mercury-Testing Program

BRAMPTON, Ont. — As the discussion about the amount of mercury found in fish continues to spark debate, Export Packers Company Limited, announced it...

Fairmont Algonquin Highlights True North Salmon

ST. ANDREWS BY-THE-SEA, N.B. – The folks at Fairmont Algonquin hotel will be hosting a celebration of True North Salmon’s Seafood Trust Eco-Label certification...