Monthly Archives December 2018

When is a potato washer not a potato washer? When it’s washing cantaloupes

Opinion Food companies have been at the forefront of technological innovation and scientific research and development for decades upon decades. Cursory attention to the items we eat — how those items are grown, sourced, processed, and packaged – provides ample evidence of scientific research and development and technological innovation in the food industry. Simultaneously, food companies are... Continue Reading Read More

Author: Canadian Food Inspection Agency --- Source: Health hazard alerts (non-allergy) only Food Recall Warning (Listeria) – Eat Smart brand Salad Shake Ups – Sweet Kale

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The little mushroom that could, with a little help from its gene-snipping friends

White button mushrooms. For some people, they’re a cooking staple. For others, they’re not even on the shopping list. But no matter where they fall in a consumer’s bank of preferences, these popular mushrooms are in the forefront of what some are hailing as the “latest breakthrough” in crop breeding: gene editing, often referred to as... Continue Reading Read More