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Le nouveau règlement sur la salubrité des aliments au Canada

3 July 2018

New Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Published by Carole Fournier

On January 15, 2019, the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will come into force, at the same time as the Safe Food for Canadians Act. These new regulations will replace 11 sets of regulations under the Canada Agricultural Products Act (including the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Regulations, the Honey Regulations, the Organic Products […]

11 May 2018

Winners of MesurACC

Published by Carole Fournier

It was great meeting everyone at the SIAL Show 2018. Thank you to those who stopped by to meet us at our booth, and congratulations to the winners of our MesurACC raffle: Ashley Marzouca; Carole Allain of Voyou Bouffe; Frederick of La shop à pâtes; Lucie Rémillard of Comptoir Markina; Martin Garneau of Kombucha Tea Co. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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