M&G Exclusive Interview: Blair Rutter, executive director of Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association

Wheat growers want a more ‘pro-competition’ Fair Rail Act

By Maggie Hennessy

Late last month, Canada’s Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt introduced the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (click here for full text of the bill), in attempt to move the nation’s record grain crop faster and more efficiently...

The CSPI argues that disclosing the amount of whole grains in a food as a percentage of the total grains in that product would help consumers (ie. 27% of the grains in this loaf are whole grains).

What should the criteria be for whole grain labeling statements?

By Elaine WATSON

In 2006, the FDA issued draft guidance  designed to ensure food manufacturers were all singing from the same hymn sheet when making whole grain labeling statements. Seven years later, we are still waiting for the finalized guidance, and comments to the...

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