You properly don't want to add green dye to this beer. You might soon be able to enjoy ancient ale from Winnipeg’s Barn Hammer Brewing Co. The brewers are fans of its sour and unusual flavour. While the beer is not available for sale yet, but the brewers are open to bringing it to the market.
Costco is also in the process of re-creation. After the success of its grocery home-delivery service in the United States, the company decided to expand this service to Canada as well.
On the opposite end of the spectrum for acquiring food, far from grocery delivery, members of N.B. First Nation, Peskotomuhkati Band are seeking the expansion of their fishing rights to the members living on the U.S. side of the border. What is the stance of Department of Fisheries and Oceans on the situation?
More on these stories and all the food news from last week below.
Winnipeg brewery recreates ancient beer
Matt Gibbs, chair of the University of Winnipeg’s Department of Classics came up with the idea of creating a beer from a fourth-century Egyptian alchemist’s recipe. The taste of the drink is very different from what modern beer is, and it's already quite popular among the brewers. The task of creating it wasn’t easy, with some necessary modern adaptions.
Read more about the story at 660 News.
Improper cooking of frozen breaded chicken products causes illness
If it seems like the number of salmonella cases in Canada is on the rise, you're right. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency discovered that Canadians often don’t properly follow the cooking instructions on frozen breaded chicken products. Read more about what to do to avoid food-borne illnesses at Global News.
N.B. First Nation negotiates fishing rights for its U.S. members
New Brunswick’s Peskotomuhkati First Nation, located in the southern area of the province, claims that the band members living across the border on the United States’ side should be able to equally enjoy the band’s fishing rights. What is the stance of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans on the situation?
Read more about the story at CBC News.
Canadian journalist, Jan Wong, puts her travel experiences into a cookbook
Canadian journalist and author, Jan Wong has recently published her book, Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family in France, Italy, and China. Accompanied by her son on her travels, Wong explored various cuisines, the people behind them and the globalization of food culture.
Read more about the author’s travel experiences at CBC News.
Costco announces the launch of a grocery home-delivery service
After the successful launch of their grocery home-delivery service in the United States last year, Costco Wholesale Corporation decided to launch this service in Canada as well. The new service was met with mixed reactions. Read more about the story at CTV News.
Are Canadians shifting away from meat?
In a recent poll by Dalhousie University, it was discovered that despite the increasing preference of alternative protein sources among Canadians, the number of vegetarians and vegans in the country stagnated. However, the number of people who follow other specific dietary practices is on the rise.
Read more about the story in Food in Canada.