Agriculture should welcome evidence-based consultations — and demand more of them



By Jeff English Canada’s Food Guide was updated this week and, not unlike anything done by government, it was met with a mixed reaction. The changes were not so big. We’ve gone from four food groups down to three. Given the year they’ve had on the trade front, it is easy to forgive our dairy industry for taking the elimination of dairy as a food group personally. But in all honesty this new food guide doesn’t really tell the public anything they couldn’t have solved with a quick Google search. Avoid foods that are high in sodium. Meals made at…

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