21 December 2021

$400,000 to spare for misleading food labels?

Publié par Carole Fournier

In 2021, $560,000 in fines were charged to Canadian companies for deceptive labelling, including: $10,000 to a Montreal company for selling extra virgin olive oil in a manner that was false, misleading or deceptive or was likely to create an erroneous impression regarding its character, value, composition and merit, which is an offence under subsection […]

11 November 2021

Food recalls in October 2021

Publié par Carole Fournier

Last month, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency reported 17 food recalls, including 7 for undeclared allergens and 10 for chemical (e.g. cleaning product), physical (e.g. pieces of plastic or metal) or microbiological contamination. Avoid costs associated with non-compliance; leave your labelling to the experts at ACC Label

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 […]

6 January 2021

Folios Parmesan Cheese Wraps

Publié par Carole Fournier

Now available at #Costco: #Folios Parmesan Cheese Wraps from #LotitoFoods, distributed by #Norseland in a packaging approved by #ACCLabel. Folios: endless possibilities for creative chefs!

18 April 2019

Food Claims: Misleading or Not?

Publié par Carole Fournier

There is often a fine line between a legally compliant food claim and a misleading statement. Understanding the legal requirements can be challenging. To avoid the costly consequences of labelling errors, it’s always worth validating the legal compliance of your food labels with experts in the field.

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