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    PigTrace Canada Manifest

    PigTrace Canada is creating a national traceability system that utilizes many of the current practices already in place by producers today.  Working closely with the pork industry, PigTrace Canada wants traceability compliance to be as easy as possible for all … Continue reading

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    ATQ: From Farm to Table, Or Almost

    Agri-Traçabilité Québec (ATQ), which this year celebrates its tenth anniversary, is a pioneer in his field, not only in Canada but also around the world.  To market its expertise in software and know-how, this non-profit organization, established by the Quebec … Continue reading

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    Government of Canada Helps Raise Western Agriculture’s Profile Abroad

    Western Canadian farmers will benefit from increased sales and enhanced competitiveness in overseas markets thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada.  The funding includes $410,000 under the Livestock Auction Traceability Initiative in support of 20 traceability initiatives to … Continue reading

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    Cattle Producers Rebounding Eight Years After BSE Crisis

    After the BSE crisis devasted the Canadian cattle industry in 2003, producers say eight years later, they are finally starting to see a turnaround.  "This fall will be the first profitable time that some producers have seen for a long … Continue reading

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    B.C. Government Launches Premises ID Web Site

    The British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture recently launched a Premises ID web site for livestock and poultry. Read More

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    Manitoba Updates Premises Web Site

    The Manitoba Government has updated its Premises ID web site for easier access.  It's available at: www.manitoba.ca/agriculture/pid

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    West Hawk Lake Information on the Web

    Those looking for more information on the West Hawk Lake Zoning Initiative have a new resource.  Hosted by the Canadian Animal Coalition, West Hawk Lake's pages include everything from its future plans to a brochure and copies of "In the … Continue reading

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    National Swine Traceability Program in Contract Negotiations

    The CPC's PigTrace Canada initiative continues to work towards the development of a national swine traceability system.  Progress has been slowed, however, due to ongoing negotiation of related contracts and agreements.  PigTrace had hoped to initiate the early adoption of … Continue reading

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    Phase II Funding Announced for Implementation of Federal Traceability Program

    On February 10, 2011, Minister Gerry Ritz and delegates from CPC and PigTrace Canada attended a press conference in Breslau, Ontario to announce approximately $3.7 million towards the implementation of the federal traceability program. The funds announced on February 10 … Continue reading

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    CPC’s Traceability Program Continues to Move Forward

    The Canadian Pork Council traceability program, PigTrace Canada, continues to move forward with the development of a world class traceability system with the helpf of funding announced today by Minister Gerry Ritz. Today's announcement of approximately $3.7 million will go … Continue reading

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