Government of Canada Unveils New Front-of-Package Nutrition Symbol

June 30, 2022 Health Canada

Keeping Canadians healthy is one of the Government of Canada’s top priorities. Having clear and easy to access information on the foods Canadians find in their grocery stores is an important part of that. 

Oceana Canada Supports Standing Committee On Fisheries and Oceans’ Recommendation That Canada Implement Boat-To-Plate Seafood Traceability And Labeling

June 29, 2022 Oceana Canada

Oceana Canada is highly encouraged by the unanimous recommendations in the recent report on seafood traceability released by the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans and calls on the government to adopt the recommendations and set timelines for implementation. Oceana Canada has been calling on the Canadian government to put a boat-to-plate traceability system in place since 2017.

Yerecic Label Opens Facility in Phoenix, AZ

May 2, 2022 Yerecic Label

Yerecic Label is thrilled to announce the opening of their Phoenix, AZ facility. The facility is over 40,000 square feet with two printing presses currently running. The facility has room for three additional presses, with one of those presses already being prepared for installation.

Australian Government Report Titled “Don’t Mince Words” Targets Plant-Based Labeling

The Australian Senate Committee with oversight of fisheries and agriculture issues has released a report, titled “Don’t mince words,” in which it recommends the development of a “National Information Standard that defines and restricts the use of meat category brands to animal protein products” only.

AIB International: Five Things You Need to Know About Bioengineered Labeling

This Standard defines how foods that contain bioengineered ingredients should be labeled. Manufacturers, importers, and retailers were scheduled to begin compliance with the law on Jan. 1, 2022. Here are five things you need to know about this new federal standard that regulates the labeling of bioengineered (BE) foods: