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 […]


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 […]

Capture SIAL

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 […]

Vector business model - profit, risk and loss

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, […]

MesurACC PRIX SIAL for MesurACC webpage

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 […]

Gazette I - JN 2015

10 August 2015

Deadline: August 27, 2015!

Published by Carole Fournier

Proposed Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations Health Canada finalized its proposed regulatory modifications to Canadian food labelling regulations in Canada Gazette Part I, on June 13, 2015. Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice, i.e. no later than August 27, […]

NFT fiable

10 August 2015

Are your Nutrition Facts Reliable?

Published by Carole Fournier

Last April 7, 2015, the online Montreal news media La Presse+ published a report revealing major discrepancies between the nutritional data resulting from laboratory analyses of five food products and the nutrition information declared in the nutrition facts tables of the same five foods. The article led us to believe that Nutrition Facts tables are […]

Radio-Can 2015 AU 05

10 August 2015

ACC Label on Radio-Canada

Published by Carole Fournier

August 5, 2015, Isabelle Gobeil of Radio-Canada contacted ACC Label to discuss the proposed regulatory modifications with respect to food labelling,Click here to access the interview (in French only)


15 February 2012

Enhanced Labelling for Food Allergen and Gluten Sources and Added Sulphites

Published by Carole Fournier

This seminar aimed to raise awareness of Costco Wholesale Canada’s Fresh Foods Department team about the new Enhanced Labelling for Food Allergen and Gluten Sources and Added Sulphites. The ultimate objective was to initiate the label review process. Presented by Céline Sosamrith-Lor, Nutritionist and Project Manager to Costco Wholesale Canada’s Fresh Foods Department April 14, […]

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