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The U.S. uses a food stamp program to tackle food insecurity. Should Canada?
In 2022, more than 41 million people in the U.S. purchased food with SNAP benefits Lire la suite >>
You may soon be eating more gene-edited food with Canada’s updated seed rules
Organic sector calls for mandatory registry, says relaxed seed rules puts their produce at risk Lire la suite >>
Canada’s inflation rate cools to 7%, but food prices are still climbing Social Sharing Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Email Reddit
Official inflation rate hit a 40-year high of 8.1% earlier this year Lire la suite >>
U.S. fruit sellers look to Canada for berry production amid drought, rising costs
As climate change makes traditional growing areas like California more costly, producers are looking north Lire la suite >>
One farmer’s uphill battle to provide cheaper, more environmentally friendly alternative to fertilizer
As the agriculture industry faces soaring costs for fertilizers and climate-related pressure to reduce the use of such products, some farmers are looking at different ways to feed their crops. Lire la suite >>
Misinformation, lack of consultations on fertilizer emissions hurting farmers, Alberta producers say
‘We’re just getting kicked … and this is just yet another thing lining up to give us a boot,’ farmer says Lire la suite >>
Fighting food costs: Discount stores turn ‘jobbed’ veggies into deals
On the floor, Brhanu Brhanu’s hands flew trying to keep the display counter full as customers grabbed at the deal. The parking lot outside was packed, even though it was… Lire la suite >>
World leaders shy away from tackling food, farming emissions at COP26
‘We need to take a close look at ourselves in our own practices,’ says Ontario farmer attending climate talks Lire la suite >>
Northern B.C. Walmart to go totally cashier free in favour of self-checkouts this summer
The Walmart in Terrace, B.C., a city of more than 11,000 people, is ditching traditional cashiers and switching entirely to self-checkouts. Lire la suite >>
Canadian lamb prices increase as demand outstrips supply in leadup to Eid
Immigration from countries where lamb is traditionally eaten has led to a spike in demand Lire la suite >>
Sobeys brings back hero pay for grocery workers in lockdown areas
Move will add up to $100 per week per worker depending on hours Lire la suite >>
B.C. man’s lawsuit over marketing of Canada Dry ginger ale settled for $200,000
Man said he purchased the ginger ale because advertising suggested it had health benefits Lire la suite >>