Food and Nutrition

Published on Tue, 06/21/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Get grilling with beef this summer!

Get grilling with beef this summer!

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The summer is finally getting started -- the sun is coming out and Canadians are firing up their barbecues!

The Beef Information Centre (BIC) is helping Canadians make the most of their summer grilling season -- with recipes, information and cooking tips as well as offers from some great barbecue partners.

Published on Wed, 06/15/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Research shows lean beef important for healthy muscle

Research shows lean beef important for healthy muscle

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(June 14, 2011) Calgary, AB -- A recent study found that with a single meal of four ounces of lean beef, which provides about one ounce of lean protein, there was a resulting 50 per cent increase in building lean muscle tissue in both older and younger adults.

Published on Mon, 05/09/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

BIC partners with McDonald’s Canada to promote the quality of Canadian beef

BIC partners with McDonald’s Canada to promote the quality of Canadian beef

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May 16, 2011 (Calgary, AB) -- The Beef Information Centre (BIC) recently partnered with McDonald's Canada in their efforts to promote the quality of their beef burgers.

"We are proud partners with McDonald's Canada," says Judy Nelson, BIC committee chair and cow-calf producer from Lundbreck, AB. "They are major supporters of the Canadian beef industry and we appreciate the opportunity to work with them to promote the quality of their beef offerings."

Published on Thu, 03/10/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Nutrition Month gets beefed up

Nutrition Month gets beefed up

(March 10, 2011) -- Beef Information Centre (BIC) and Dietitians of Canada (DC) have collaborated for the upcoming national Nutrition Month campaign with some impressive results.

Published on Fri, 01/28/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Work a plan for safety in confined spaces

Work a plan for safety in confined spaces

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Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 13 – 19, 2011

by Theresa Whalen
CFA Farm Safety Consultant (652 words)

Published on Thu, 01/27/2011 by Panasonic Canada

Brunch Recipe: Quick and Easy Egg & Pepper Cups

Brunch Recipe: Quick and Easy Egg & Pepper Cups

To simplify your brunch menu, Canadian chef Amy Snider Whitson suggests delicious pepper cups, cooked evenly and quickly using Inverter technology available in Panasonic microwaves. By replacing high-fat pastry with colourful peppers, this quiche-style recipe is as nutritious as it is eye-catching. Serve the peppers with glazed peameal bacon, fresh fruit and warm, whole-grain breads, for an easy, elegant brunch.

Published on Mon, 01/17/2011 by Dempster's

Hey Canada - Are you Grain Deprived?

Hey Canada - Are you Grain Deprived?

According to recent Canada Bread Survey, only 10% of Canadians get enough grain products in our diet. The worst part? Most of us think we’re getting too much. Canada’s Food Guide recommends eating six to eight servings of grains – such as bread, rice and oats – for a healthy diet; and that at least half be whole grains

Published on Tue, 12/07/2010 by Clover Leaf

Healthy meals made easy: 5 reasons to fall in love with fish

Healthy meals made easy: 5 reasons to fall in love with fish

Look no further than fish for proof that nutrition can go hand-in-hand with taste and convenience. Fish is a tasty and convenient way to serve up nutritious meals that align with Canada’s Food Guide recommendations.

In addition to being rich in healthy omega-3 fatty acids, fish and seafood provide a number of important nutritional benefits. Health Canada recommends eating at least two servings of fish or seafood each week. Unfortunately, not even half of Canadian adults do, with children consuming even less.

Published on Tue, 11/02/2010 by Canada Beef Inc.

Stonefire Grill first U.S. restaurant to promote Canadian beef

Stonefire Grill first U.S. restaurant to promote Canadian beef

Calgary, AB-(November 1, 2010) – Stonefire Grill, a fast-casual dining chain in southern California, is now the first restaurant chain in the United States to actively promote Canadian beef.

Working with the Beef Information Centre (BIC), Stonefire Grill offers a Canadian tri tip on its menu, and has added the Canadian beef brand mark to their marketing materials.

Published on Tue, 09/14/2010 by Canada Beef Inc.

Innovative videos clearly illustrate proper food handling

Innovative videos clearly illustrate proper food handling

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Calgary, AB – (September 14, 2010) – The Beef Information Centre (BIC) has released a series of safe food handling videos for consumers.

The ‘Food TLC’ series takes a food safety management system approach to food safety at home by following food from the grocery store, to preparation, cooking, storing and reheating. The series of stories is told by ‘Marissa the Meat Maven’ an animated character who conveys the messages in a consumer-friendly way while keeping the videos fun and engaging.

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