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  • 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

  • CFIA documents that Canada is historically free from African swine fever

    July 25, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Today, the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) for Canada, Dr. Jaspinder Komal, issued the following statement about an important step to communicate our preparedness for African swine fever (ASF): “Canada is free of ASF and has never had a reported case

  • Statement from Canada’s Chief Veterinary Officer on ASF framework

    June 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canada’s Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Dr. Jaspinder Komal of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), issued a statement regarding Canada’s participation at the G7 CVO meeting and the 87th General Session of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in

  • Feature Food In Canada

    The return of uncertainty

    June 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    By: Larry Martin Two natural, and one, distinctly unnatural, factors have brought back uncertainty and volatility to the commodity markets. The natural disasters are excess rain and flooding in the Midwest and African Swine Fever (ASF) in China. The two

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