The funding is to go toward implementing PigTrace Canada, the national swine traceability system, and managing swine health issues
The Canadian Pork Council says provincial members are preparing for the amendments to the federal Health of Animals Regulation, which is expected to announce July 1, 2014 as the date PigTrace will come into force
COOL rules cost Canada about $1 billion annually in beef and pork exports
A report from the Canadian Pork Council calculates the financial losses to the pork industry as a result of the U.S. Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)
Food processor buys Manitoba hog producer Puratone Corporation
Pork producers feel pressure of high feed costs, low hog prices
Maple Leaf Foods has announced it will close its Nova Scotia processing plant by April 2011.
The federal government has given the Canadian pork industry a significant financial boost. In May the feds announced an investment of more than $15 million to go toward research, traceability and product development. The aim is to make the pork…
Ontario MPPs turned out on May 13 to support the province’s pork industry during a “Put Ontario Pork on Your Fork” event at Queen’s Park. Pork Industry Woes Attendees, including Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural…
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