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August 25, 2016
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Cigi and Warburtons studying pulse flours

The Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) is working together with the largest bakery brand in the United Kingdom, Warburtons, to research pulse-based bakery products and ultimately increase the use of pulse flours in the bread-making industry. >> Read full article

New guideline: limit added sugars for kids to 6 tsp per day

According to recommendations published in an American Heart Association journal, children from the age of two to 18 should eat or drink no more than six teaspoons of added sugars daily. The AHA says that eating food high in sugar throughout childhood is tied to developing a string of health concerns. >> Read full article

Treasure Mills investment boosts output

Treasure Mills Inc., a health-conscious baked goods manufacturer operating a 30,000 sq. ft. plant north of Toronto, has received $100,000 in government support to improve its operational efficiency and capacity. The upgraded equipment has reduced the company’s production costs and increased output by 200 per cent. >> Read full article

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Food fraud database resource updated

Food fraud database resource updated

In an effort to help food manufacturers make informed decisions about ingredients and products in their portfolios, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has launched an update to its Food Fraud Database, reportedly the largest collection of food fraud records in the world. According to a USP release, food fraud, also referred to as economically-motivated adulteration, is a global problem, costing industry an estimated $10 to $15 billion annually and affecting as much as 10 per cent of the global food supply. "Manufacturers risk doing irreparable damage to their brands as a result of food fraud," noted Todd Abraham of Mondelez International. "The Food Fraud Database 2.0 provides food manufacturers with the ability to look at past incidents of fraud and take proactive steps to protect their supply chains." >> Learn More…

 
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BAC Ontario Chapter Fall Golf Tournament

September 13, 2016
Location: Station Creek Golf Club, Gormley, Ont. >> More Info

BAC Atlantic Chapter Golf Tournament

September 14, 2016
Location: Mountain Woods Golf Club, Moncton, New Brunswick >> More Info

International Baking Industry Exposition

October 8-11, 2016
Location: Las Vegas >> More Info

Food Regulatory & Quality Assurance Summit

October 18, 2016
Location: Toronto >> More Info