Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry “Alberta livestock producer associations have requested an exemption from proposed federal labelling requirements for ground meats, similar to exemptions being offered for other nutritious, single-ingredient foods like milk, eggs, vegetables and other meats. Alberta’s government...
Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is strongly urging Health Canada to exempt all classes of ground beef from front-of-package (FOP) regulations. Canadians should feel confident that the ground beef they love continues to be an accessible and...
Source: RDAR “Industry has come together to invest in furthering producer knowledge translation pasture and hay productivity including a cost-benefit analysis aimed at producers – we are excited for the launch of this project and the recommendations that will be...
By Chuck Chiang | June 7, 2022 Containerized cargo being loaded at the Port of Vancouver’s Vanterm terminal. West Coast North America ports continue to struggle with cargo congestion | Photo: Chung Chow With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sidelining two major agriculture exporters,...
Source: University of Saskatchewan A team led by Dr. Angela Bedard-Haughn (PhD), dean and professor of the College of Agriculture and Bioresources at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), and Dr. Cameron Carlyle (PhD) from the University of Alberta has been...
Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association Health Canada is proposing regulations which would require ground beef sold at retail to carry a “high in” saturated fat warning label. Ground beef should be exempt from Health Canada’s proposed front-of-package (FOP) labelling like other...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Diversity and inclusion are integral to creating an economy that works for everyone. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to $734,806 to help five organizations...
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture David Marit announced $3.2 million in funding for research on carbon sequestration in perennial forage and pastures. The funding was approved under the...
Source: Genome Canada Genome Canada’s challenge-driven genomics initiative will support climate change mitigation and adaptation through strategic investment in climate-smart agriculture and food systems. Launched today, the Genome Canada-led Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative will invest $30 million in cutting-edge genomic research...
Source: Farm Credit Canada Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has created a new offering to attract and recognize Canadian beef producers certified to sustainability standards set by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB). The FCC Sustainability Incentive Program will provide a...
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