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New Equipment adds flexibility to packaging operation PEI potato exporter
New packaging equipment at a Prince Edward Island Potato Packer, purchased with a loan from ACOA (the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), is expected to help the company reach new customers.
Should Seed Potato Growers start testing for Dickeya?
The potato disease Dickeya can be detected by laboratory testing — but is there enough of it present to justify the higher costs? That is the question facing Canadian Seed Potato Growers exporting to the United States who are increasingly asked for the test.
Dicamba drift a new danger for potato growers
Soybean producers are gearing up to plant soybeans that are tolerant to both glyphosate and dicamba herbicides. Potato growers should be aware that both glyphosate and dicamba drift can cause irreparable damage in neighbouring potato crops
East Point Potatoes Expands Potato Packing Operations
East Point Potato 2009 Inc. is scaling up its operations in rural Prince Edward Island, Canada with the help of a CAD 500,000 federal loan.
Health Canada proposes to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHO) in food
Health Canada is introducing a regulatory proposal to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—the main source of industrially produced trans fats—in food to help protect the health of all Canadians.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Recall in Canada: Jalapeño-flavoured Miss Vickie's® kettle cooked potato chips recalled due to potential presence of salmonella in seasoning
The Miss Vickie's® brand today announced a voluntary recall of Jalapeño-flavoured Miss Vickie's® brand kettle cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning used in the product.
Saturday, April 22, 2017