World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - 'Little Potatoes and TPS: Good Things Come in Small Packages' with Joel VanderSchaaf
december 05, 2021
The World Potato Congress is delighted to announce its December 2021 webinar featuring Joel VanderSchaaf, General Manager, Tuberosum Technologies Inc. on December 14, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard time (USA/Canada).
Additional funding for Renaissance BioScience Corp's yeast-based RNA technology
december 03, 2021
Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leading global bioengineering company, announced today that it is receiving advisory services and additional funding of up to CAD 200,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).
Government-Industry potato working group assembles to help affected farmers in Prince Edward Island
november 27, 2021
The Government of Canada is working with the Province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) and industry to support PEI farmers following the recent suspension of certification of fresh potatoes from PEI to the United States.
Prince Edward Island Potato Board 'shocked' by CFIA decision to suspend its Potato Exports to the US
november 23, 2021
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is shocked by the decision by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to suspend the certification of exports of all potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States of America.
Christine Cochran to be come President and CEO of SNAC International after SNX
november 23, 2021
Savory snack industry association SNAC International will have a new President and CEO next year. Following the conclusion of SNX the association’s new education and collaboration forum, March 27-29, 2022 Christine Cochran will replace Elizabeth Avery, who earlier this year shared her plans to retire.
CFIA announces measures to prevent spread of potato wart from PEI
november 22, 2021
Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced measures to prevent the spread of potato wart from Prince Edward Island (PEI). Potato wart is a plant disease that poses no threat to human health or food safety, but is known to decrease potato yield.