Investigating the Issue of Food Fraud

Food Fraud is a Growing Concern in the Agri-Food Industry On November 27, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published information on a pan-Canadian industry survey on food fraud, outlining the industry’s perceptions and practices around food fraud. Originally released by Le Conseil de la transformation alimentaire du Québec (CTAQ), the study, Perceptions et préoccupations…Read More

Important Integrated Import Declaration (IID) Deadline Coming

Source: Import Systems Unit (CFIA) All those who declare plant, animal or food imports to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) need to be aware of an important deadline coming in the new year. By January 1, 2019, those who declare imports electronically to the CBSA should complete…Read More

Holiday Hours at WaudWare

Everyone at WaudWare Wishes you the very best for the Holiday Season! For Christmas 2018, we will be closing at 5:00 pm on Monday, December 24th and re-opening at 8:00 am on Thursday, December 27th. For New Years 2018, we will be closing at 5:00 pm on Monday, December 31st and re-opening at 8:00 am…Read More

OPMA Welcomes New President

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association is welcoming Michelle Broom as its new president. Michelle is an experienced business leader and nutrition specialist with a particular interest in reducing chronic disease and improving food security in our community. Michelle’s LinkedIn profile identifies her skill sets in: Program and Business Management – Six years experience managing programs…Read More

New Food Safety Regulations – How Can PICS Help?

Are you doing all you can to meet the new Food Safety Regulations? We can help make things a little easier for you with just a few steps. By utilizing our Attachments feature, you can attach Vendor Approval Documents to Vendors in PICS. By doing this, your users will be prompted when they enter a…Read More

Southwest Fox Conference 2018 Report

The SanTan Elegante Conference Centre in Gilbert, Arizona was a buzz as the 15th Annual Southwest Fox Conference organizers presented the latest in Microsoft Visual FoxPro developer techniques and interoperability with other technologies. The conference was, as usual, awesome. We learned about many new things we can add to our software, industry trends, and how…Read More

Less Than Two Months Until Your Food Business May Need a Licence

Did you know? In two months, food businesses may need a licence to import, export or send food across provincial and territorial borders. They may also need a preventive control plan and traceability records. Find out what requirements will apply to your business when the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations come into force on January…Read More

October Updates for Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) Software

Now more than ever, businesses in the fresh/perishable produce sector need to streamline operations and buy industry specific software that handles inventory and traceability in one. Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software features all this and more: ✓ Traceability ✓ Inventory ✓ Buying and Selling ✓ Growing and Production ✓ Brokerage ✓ Accounting ✓ Security…Read More

Selling to Walmart? There Are New Compliance Requirements!

Do You Sell to Walmart? Some of our customers who sell to Walmart have asked us to help them with revising and/or setting up their various shipping documents (Packing Slips, Bills of Lading, etc.) to meet Walmart’s recent Compliance Requirements. We understand Walmart is now requesting Supplier’s Stock number, Walmart’s item number, and weight(s) now…Read More

Contribution to Distribution Software Article

You’re About to Enter the High-Tech World of Perishable Produce WaudWare president, F. Charles Waud was asked to contribute to a Produce Business Magazine article related to distribution software. The article, written by Bob Johnson dives into the challenges faced by the fresh produce industry around the world and fruit and vegetable consumers wanting to…Read More