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    Traceability Partnership Supports Animal Health on Prince Edward Island

    CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, Sep 10, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry signed an information sharing agreement today that will make it easier to locate … Continue reading

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    West Hawk Lake Facility Closing For Good

    The West Hawk Lake livestock check point is closing for good due to lack of funding. The checkpoint was temporarily closed earlier this year. It is located on the Trans-Canada highway on the Manitoba-Ontario border and collected data on livestock … Continue reading

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    Federal, Provincial and Territorial Agriculture Ministers Focus on Innovation and Competitiveness at Annual Meeting

    Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 19, 2013 – Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) agriculture Ministers wrapped up their annual meeting which focused on the potential of Growing Forward 2 to spur innovation and market growth in Canada’s agriculture, agri food … Continue reading

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    Canadian Pork Council: US flouting of WTO Ruling on COOL shocking and appalling

    Ottawa, May 23, 2013 – The United States was required to come into compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) obligations in relation to the WTO dispute on its country-of-origin labelling (COOL) regulations today, May 23. The US has not … Continue reading

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    CPC Statement on the Release of the 2013 Federal Budget

    The Federal Budget released by the Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty on Thursday afternoon outlined the Federal government’s continued commitment to innovation, competitiveness, market development and regulatory cooperation with the United States.   These are priorities for our industry and the … Continue reading

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    Conference Board offers Second Canadian Food Summit

    The Conference Board of Canada will host its second summit in Toronto April 9-10.  Discussions include "Creating smarter, safer supply chains through tracability." Read more

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    Meat Industry Hits Out Over US COOL Proposal

    Meat producers in Canada and the US have reacted furiously to the US government's proposal for changes to its country-of-origin labelling (COOL) laws. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a proposed rule to modify its COOL legislation on Friday.  … Continue reading

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    Zone Canada-West Hawk Lake Temporarily Closes

    "This closure is simply due to financial circumstances in our major funding programs and we are very hopeful our operations will be up-and-running again shortly," said coordinator Marcie Woods.  Members of the Zoning Committee have prepared a strong business case … Continue reading

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    Canadian Pork Council Annual Report – 2012

    The Canadian Pork Council presents its first annual report.  Download PDF  

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    Reports: 2013 Positive for Ag Sector

    2013 is looking good for Canada’s farmers, according to three new reports released this week by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Canada’s Farm Income Forecast for 2012 and 2013, the Medium Term Outlook for Canadian Agriculture and the Farm Income, Financial … Continue reading

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