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  • Meat processing industry receives government investment

    January 16, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are have invested in the meat processing business with over $220,000 in cost-share funding to support 25 projects at provincially licenced abattoir businesses in Ontario. This targeted effort through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership will

  • Beyond Meat enters into agreement with Roquette

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Beyond Meat has announced a multi-year pea protein supply agreement with Roquette, supplier of plant-based ingredients. The supply agreement builds on a longstanding partnership that began approximately ten years ago, and significantly increases the amount of pea protein to be

  • Majority of Canadians see reducing red meat as important, study finds

    January 13, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Canadians claim to understand the environmental impact of eating red meat, but new research shows they are not all walking the talk. The Meatless Farm Co., the plant-based brand, released new research exploring trends in Canadians’ plant-based food consumption in

  • Unversity of Saskatchewan, VIDO-InterVac developing vaccination for ASF

    January 8, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    he Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) will work with African swine fever (ASF), further supporting Canada’s preparedness strategy by increasing research capacity. This complements ongoing collaborations between the CFIA

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    Impossible Foods launches plant-based pork

    January 7, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    California-based company Impossible Foods unveiled Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage on Monday at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. It’s Impossible Food’s first foray beyond fake beef. The Impossible Burger, which went on sale in 2016, has been a

  • Ontario’s egg sector receives investment

    December 31, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping farmers and other businesses in the province’s broiler chicken egg and hatcheries sector enhance the traceability of its products. With cost-share funding of up to $141,450 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the

  • Canada could be last to ratify CUSMA deal, Trudeau says

    December 18, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Ottawa | Reuters — Canada could be the last of the three North American countries to ratify a new trade deal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, indicating that his plan to match the U.S. timetable was set to

  • Beyond Beef launches in Canada

    December 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Beyond Meat has launched Beyond Beef in Canada. Beyond Beef is designed to look, cook and taste like ground beef. Canada is the first market outside of the U.S. to offer Beyond Beef. All of Beyond Meat’s products are designed

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    Nestlé adds plant-based options to Digiorno and Stouffer’s line

    December 5, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Nestlé is launching new meatless Digiornoand Stouffer’s offerings made with Sweet Earth Awesome Grounds, a plant-based ground beef alternative. Digiorno Rising Crust Meatless Supreme with Sweet Earth Awesome Grounds and Stouffer’s Meatless Lasagna with Sweet Earth Awesome Grounds will help

  • CFIA cancels licenses of three Ontario meat packers

    December 3, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Citing “false or misleading information” given them during an E. coli probe, food safety officials have now permanently pulled the federal slaughter, processing and export licenses for Toronto’s Ryding-Regency Meat Packers and related companies. The cancellation, announced Monday Dec. 1,

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