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McDonald’s Introduces Sustainably Caught Fish & Chips Meal to Canadian Menu

TORONTO — McDonalds Canada is offering a new Fish & Chips Meal for a limited time in Canada, thanks to a successful pilot last...

La Prep Brewing Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — La Prep has committed to using only 100-per-cent Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee — becoming one of the first quick-service restaurant franchises...

Subway to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2019

TORONTO — Subway Canada has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws at 3,200 of its restaurants across the country. The chain will transition to...

Western University to Use Paper Straws in September

LONDON, Ont. — Western University has announced that its foodservice vendors will stop using plastic straws in favour of biodegradable paper straws. While food...

Farming Outside The Box: a Look at Some Unexpected Local Ingredients

PLANET SHRIMP The town of Aylmer, Ont. seems an unlikely place to produce shellfish, but Planet Shrimp’s bio-secure facility is doing just that. Using inland...

CCFI Research Shows More Canadians Believe Food System is on the...

CALGARY — New research released by the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI), studying consumer concerns and expectations surrounding food transparency and the overall...

CFIA Looks to Streamline Regulations Between Canada, United States

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking input on a new initiative that seeks to streamline regulations between Canada and the...

A&W Introduces Antibiotic-free Chicken To Its Menu

VANCOUVER — A&W Restaurants is now serving chicken raised without the use of antibiotics, a decision, which is purported to make the chain the...

Study: Beef Production Has Substantial Environmental Impact

WASHINGTON — A new study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America found that beef production and consumption causes the largest environmental impact, compared to other meat products.

McDonald’s Announces Its Social Responsibility and Sustainability Plans

OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald’s Corp. has announced its first Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability plan, with goals to put it in place by 2020.