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10 November 2021

5th year of collaboration with McGill University

Publié par Carole Fournier

Another great collaboration with P.-G. Duhamel of McGill’s Food Service Systems Management class (NUTR 345). Mr. Duhamel prepared a fun interactive quiz for the students based on a presentation by ACC Label’s president, C. Fournier, on food labelling and nutritional analysis.

27 October 2021

Accurate labelling: a moral obligation

Publié par Carole Fournier

Proper food labelling is not only a legal matter, but also a moral one. For some, improperly declared allergens could be the difference between life and death. With the boom in food distribution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many consumers are not being provided with the information needed to make safe and informed choices. Sylvain […]

16 September 2020

Watch ACC Label at l’Épicerie

Publié par Carole Fournier

On October 28, 2020, tune into the French CBC television show, l’Épicerie, to watch ACC Label talk about nutritional analysis at https://ici.radio-canada.ca/tele/l-epicerie/site/segments/reportage/207301/tableau-valeur-nutritive-fiabilite-comment-lire

11 October 2018

Nutrition Facts Table vs Bike Wheel

Publié par Carole Fournier

Just like a wheel makes up only one part (although important) of a bike, the Nutrition Facts table makes up only one part of a food label. When seeking guidance from a food labelling consulting firm, it helps to know what to ask for. By using the appropriate terminology, it will be easier for you […]

7 November 2017

Food Labelling in Canada

Publié par Carole Fournier

On October 11th, 2017, ACC Label gave a lecture to McGill University Food Science graduates in the Comparative Food Law course (FDSC 555). Topics included: nutritional analysis methods, evaluating projects, careers in food labelling, keeping up-to-date with regulatory modifications.

1 November 2017

Food Labelling in Canada

Publié par Carole Fournier

On September 29th, 2017, ACC Label gave a 2-hour lecture to dietetic students of McGill University. Topics covered included the Canadian legal framework, basic food labelling requirements, value-added claims, nutritional analysis, employment outlook, roles and responsibilities of people working in food labelling and challenges they face.

19 December 2016

New Canadian Food Labelling Regulations

Publié par 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 November 2016

Working in Food Labelling

Publié par 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 […]

12 April 2016

ACC Label Lectured on Nutritional Analysis

Publié par 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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