Food and Nutrition

Published on Tue, 08/02/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Robert Meijer Appointed President Canada Beef Inc.

Robert Meijer Appointed President Canada Beef Inc.

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Robert Meijer, former Director of Corporate Affairs for Cargill Limited, has been appointed President of Canada Beef Inc. effective August 1, 2011.

Published on Thu, 07/28/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Brad Wildeman Elected Board Chair of Canada Beef Inc.

Brad Wildeman Elected Board Chair of Canada Beef Inc.

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Following a two-day meeting held July 26 and 27, 2011, in Calgary, Alberta, the newly-formed Canada Beef Inc. (CBI) is now positioned to move forward with the business of marketing Canadian beef in the domestic and international markets.

The meeting saw the inaugural Board of Directors of CBI elect its Board Chair and Officers. Brad Wildeman, a feedlot operator from Lanigan, Saskatchewan, past President of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association and a Co-Chair of the Canada Beef Implementation Team tasked with getting CBI up and running, was elected as Board Chair.

Published on Thu, 06/30/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Canadian beef takes centre stage at international event

Canadian beef takes centre stage at international event

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Calgary, Alta. - (June 30, 2011) -- The Beef Information Centre (BIC) recently took part in SIAL (Salon International de l'Alimentation), one of North America's premier food industry trade events. The show was held for the first time ever in Toronto, Ontario and hosted over 12,000 delegates from 63 countries world wide.

Published on Wed, 06/22/2011 by Genuine Health

Greening Your Summer Smoothie

Greening Your Summer Smoothie

This summer take your smoothie to the next level by making a conscious effort to count the environmental footprint your creamy, icy cool beverage carries.

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.

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