Mandatory date labelling on all food products sold in Canada could be simplified, and date-marking options could be limited to two: expiration dates and 'best before' labels.
Understanding how food deteriorates and the potential risks associated to different foods can help us make safe decisions in terms of what can be eaten, or what can be diverted, and how, write Simon Somogyi and Maria Corradini of the University of Guelph. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Almost 60 per cent of all food produced in Canada is wasted every year.
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The House of Commons International Trade Committee will have a pre-study on June 18 to hear from between 12 and 15 witnesses in preparation for the possibility that the committee will review Bill C-100 in the summer.
Despite increasing awareness of the threat plastic poses to the environment, Sylvain Charlebois, senior director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie, said he expects there will be some resistance from consumers.