Canada's food processing sector produces goods valued at over $105 billion annually.

Canadian Food Innovators

What’s new? Canadian Food Innovators appoints Interim CEO  

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In search of a natural solution against spoilage bacteria and pathogens in poultry and frozen vegetable products

Two food processing companies, one in meat and one in vegetables, are both looking for chemical-free or “clean” solutions to improve shelf life and the safety of their food products.

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Using pulsed light to boost safety of frozen vegetables

A large processor of frozen and canned vegetables in Canada is exploring how to best apply pulsed light technology during a final stage of processing as an additional step to ensure its frozen vegetables are listeria-free.

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Testing the impacts of antibiotic alternatives on pork quality and safety

Olymel, Canada’s largest pork producer and processor, is working with scientists from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Université Laval on research to gain a better understanding of the links between gut health, food safety and product quality.

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An eco-friendly solution to preventing listeria risks in food processing environments

A Canadian dairy co-operative has teamed up with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to develop a chemical-free way to prevent the risk of listeria in food processing environments.

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