Nov. 15: CME faculty comment on Heinz plant closure and food packaging deregulation talks
Today's food industry news features comments from two of CME's professors.
In today's Globe and Mail, Professor Erna Van Duren is quoted on the announcement of the Heinz plant closure in Leamington, Ontario. Read "Heinz to close Ontario factory, trim 740 jobs."
In this article from the Guelph Mercury, concerns surrounding food packaging deregulation in Canada are discussed in connection with its possible effects on Ontario's food processing sector. Professor Sylvain Charlebois comments on the risks and possible advantages associated with this change. Read "Concern raised over deregulating food packaging"