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November 6, 2017
For marketing year (MY) 2017/18, FAS/Ottawa forecasts an 8 percent decrease in Canadian apple production, resulting from suboptimal growing and harvest seasons.
November 3, 2017
Canadian wheat production in 2017 has been a success story for improved crop genetics, as yields across the prairie provinces are in line with the five-year average....
October 27, 2017
FAS/Canada reflects on an exciting and busy year of marketing activities, including a host of events under the tasteU.S. brand.
September 18, 2017
Canadian cattle numbers continued to decline in 2017 due to producer attrition and to higher slaughter.
September 4, 2017
Area seeded to canola exceeded area seeded to wheat in Canada for the first time ever in marketing year (MY) 2017/2018, as continued strong returns to canola and a wet spring planting season....
August 9, 2017
Broiler meat production is forecast to expand to record levels in 2018, prompted by sustained consumer demand.
August 7, 2017
On August 1, 2017, the Government of Canada revealed details of two new programs worth C$350 million to support Canadian dairy producers and processors.
August 4, 2017
On August 1, 2017 the federal government announced the new TRQ administration policy applicable to the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) cheese TRQ.
July 31, 2017
Health Canada is introducing new regulatory requirements on Nutrition Facts Tables and List of Ingredients on packaged foods.
July 28, 2017
Health Canada is undertaking a 65-day consultation on Restricting Marketing to Children, and Revision of Canada’s Food Guide.
July 5, 2017
On June 29, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) launched a new on-line consultation tool to seek input from stakeholders for the development of new cooperation opportunities....
July 3, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is opening a 60-day comment period on proposed changes to beer compositional standards in the Food and Drug Regulations....
June 9, 2017
On June 1, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) opened up a 30 day-comment period on a proposed change to the label requirements for wine blended in Canada.
May 8, 2017
The Canadian Government has responded to a report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and AgriFood entitled, “Genetically Modified Animals for Human Consumption.”
May 3, 2017
This report lists chemical ingredients, currently in use in Canada, which will be re-evaluated and reviewed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) during the period 2015- 2020.
April 27, 2017
Post is forecasting total production of wheat, barley, corn, and oats to reach 52.6 million metric tons (MMT) in 2017/2018, a seven percent decrease from 2016/2017 production levels of 56.7 MMT.
April 14, 2017
On April 7, 2017, Health Canada posted a notice on its intent to implement a prohibition on the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods.
April 12, 2017
Quebec is the largest wine importing province in Canada, with 2016 imports valued at $640 million (158 million liters of imported wine).
April 12, 2017
In 2016, Canada remained the top destination for U.S. exports of high-value agricultural products, with a total of $16.2 billion.
April 5, 2017
The Safe Food for Canadians Act implementing regulations, which simplify and consolidate the authorities under previous acts regulating food, are expected to be published in Gazette Part I...