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13 June 2017

ACC Label comments on the Big Mac sauce label

Published by Carole Fournier

McDonald’s the great needs to do its homework! Marie-Ève Dumont of the Journal de Montréal consulted ACC Label about a labelling error on the Big Mac sauce. McDonald’s claimed that their small packaging exempted them from displaying the nutrition information. This inaccurate regulatory interpretation could have been easily avoided had they consulted us before putting […]

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19 December 2016

New Canadian Food Labelling Regulations

Published by Carole Fournier

Effective since December 14, 2016 It is now official: after years of consultations and discussions, the new Canadian food labelling regulations, based on the latest scientific evidence, have finally passed legislation. They are in force since the day of their publication in Canada Gazette part II, on December 14, 2016. Overall, the objective of the […]

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15 December 2016

New Regulatory Requirements in Food Labelling

Published by Carole Fournier

Canadian food labelling is evolving. Major regulatory modifications are about to change the appearance and the contents of ingredient lists and Nutrition Facts tables. Why all these modifications? What should we know? This seminar will present the new regulatory requirements regarding: the declaration of sugars and food colour additives; the new core nutrients to include […]

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15 November 2016

Working in Food Labelling

Published by Carole Fournier

This lecture aimed to familiarize dietetic and food science students about working in food labelling. The lecture began with the subject of client relations: understanding the needs and the expectations of clients; evaluating labelling projects and the role of the expert advisor. Common traps in nutritional analysis and food labelling in general were discussed, as […]

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20 April 2016

Winners of “MesurACC”

Published by Carole Fournier

Thank you to all SIAL Canada visitors who came to ACC Label’s booth. It was great meeting with you all.The winners of the contest for our 2016 Sial Innovation Award winning MesurACC® tool are: Guy Bonraisin, President of Le Petit Breton; Ron Sadler, Managing Director of Twinings North America; Henryette Michaud of l’École des pêches et de l’aquaculture du […]

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12 April 2016

What is your budget for food labelling errors?

Published by Carole Fournier

Do you budget for food labelling errors? Such errors could incur important expenses that can seriously unbalance a budget. Food laws are enacted to protect the public. Those who transgress acts and regulations are liable to government penalties proportional to the offence. Minor labelling errors, with no impact on the health and safety of consumers, […]

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12 April 2016

MesurACC Wins SIAL Innovation Prize

Published by Carole Fournier

Thursday, March 24, 2016, the 10 finalists of the 2016 SIAL Innovation Contest were announced at the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History. This contest celebrates innovative products for the retail, catering and food processing industry. In the Equipment, packaging and technologies category, ACC Label received a prize for the design of its MesurACC ®, a typographical tool created to verify whether […]

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12 April 2016

ACC Label Lectured on Nutritional Analysis

Published by Carole Fournier

On November 24, 2015, Diana Ickx, Nutritionist and Project Manager at ACC Label, gave a lecture on nutritional analysis to nutrition students at the University of Montreal. The course presented: a description of nutritional analysis methods factors to consider in the choice of method elements required for nutritional analysis purchasing criteria for a nutritional analysis […]

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15 December 2015

Food Labelling in Canada

Published by Carole Fournier

The objective of this seminar was to introduce delegates of the Food and Drug Administration of the province of Jiangxi in China to the Canadian labelling standards, and to inform them about how ACC Label can help Chinese food manufacturers who wish to export their products to Canada. Presented by Carole Fournier, Nutritionist and President […]

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15 November 2015

Nutritional Analysis of Food Products

Published by Carole Fournier

The objective of this conference was to train future nutritionists on nutritional analysis methods and teach them factors to consider in the selection of the most appropriate nutritional analysis method considering the nature of the product and the targeted goals. Then, database analysis was discussed in detail: elements required to perform the nutritional analysis and […]

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