USask announces new Food and Nutrition degree

A new undergraduate degree program at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will fill a growing need for interdisciplinary training in both food science and nutrition      The new Bachelor…
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South Korea lifts temporary suspension of Canadian beef

South Korea is lifting its temporary suspension of Canadian beef imports that it imposed after Canada detected a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in December, Canadian Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude…
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South Korea lifts temporary suspension of Canadian beef

South Korea is lifting its temporary suspension of Canadian beef imports that it imposed after Canada detected a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) ...

Ontario’s restaurants call for immediate guidance to prepare for reopening next week

On behalf of the province’s foodservice industry, Restaurants Canada is urgently calling on the Ontario government to provide guidance for reopening indoor dining when ...

From the Banff Pork Seminar: Pork industry economist sets strong tone in predictions for the pork industry

Brett Stuart has been at Banff Pork Seminar (BPS) before. When you get invited back as a speaker, it usually means people got value ...

FCC continues to support customers through pandemic’s fifth wave

While food producers and processors across the country face more disruptions and uncertainty as a result of the pandemic’s fifth wave, Farm Credit Canada ...

RC Show 2022 Moves In-Person/Virtual Event to May 9-11 – 2022

Restaurants Canada announces the rescheduling of its annual trade show, the RC Show 2022, to prioritize community safety surrounding the recent spike in cases ...

Deadly avian flu spreads to 2nd Newfoundland location

Federal officials confirmed Sunday that H5N1 bird flu killed chickens in a small backyard flock  by Mark Quinn - CBC News   A deadly ...

Orillia meat company serves up COVID-19 vaccines to its employees

An Orillia meat company made the unusual move of creating an in-house COVID-19 vaccination clinic for its employees  by Rob Cooper - CTV News ...

U.S.-Canada supply chain still may face disruptions due to vaccine mandates

COVID-19 vaccine requirements for foreign truckers at the U.S.-Canada border still could cause supply-chain disruptions if both countries do not decide to allow exemptions, ...

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South Korea lifts temporary suspension of Canadian beef

South Korea is lifting its temporary suspension of Canadian beef imports that it imposed after Canada detected a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in December, Canadian Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude…

Ontario’s restaurants call for immediate guidance to prepare for reopening next week

On behalf of the province’s foodservice industry, Restaurants Canada is urgently calling on the Ontario government to provide guidance for reopening indoor dining when current restrictions end      Restaurants…

From the Banff Pork Seminar: Pork industry economist sets strong tone in predictions for the pork industry

Brett Stuart has been at Banff Pork Seminar (BPS) before. When you get invited back as a speaker, it usually means people got value out of what was said  …

FCC continues to support customers through pandemic’s fifth wave

While food producers and processors across the country face more disruptions and uncertainty as a result of the pandemic’s fifth wave, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is reminding customers that Canada’s…

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USask announces new Food and Nutrition degree

A new undergraduate degree program at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will fill a growing need for interdisciplinary training in both food science and nutrition      The new Bachelor…

Biden unveils plan to boost competition in U.S. meat industry

The United States will issue new rules and $1 billion in funding this year to support independent meat processors and ranchers as part of a plan to address a lack…

NAMI: Government intervention in Meat Markets will not help producers

The North American Meat Institute released the following statement regarding the “The Biden-Harris Action Plan for a Fairer, More Competitive, and More Resilient Meat and Poultry Supply Chain.”    …

Support for the solidarity of Canadian agriculture in year marked by extreme climate events

This year, Canada’s farmers have been hit hard by extreme weather, including the drought across western Canada and in northern Ontario, and the flooding and landslides that struck British Columbia …

Our January 2022 Issue

In our January issue we focus on FCC’s farmer support through the pandemic’s fifth wave, Asian countries suspending Canadian beef imports due to BSE, GRSB’s executive committee for 2022, Handtmann team expansion, Tyson's billion dollar automated meat plant plans, CFIB’s mental health and agriculture report, and much more!

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South Korea lifts temporary suspension of Canadian beef

South Korea is lifting its temporary suspension of Canadian beef imports that it imposed after Canada detected a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in December, Canadian Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau said on Wednesday  by Rod Nickel - Reuters    South Korea halted the shipments after Canada last month reported its first BSE case in six years. China and the Philippines followed with their own suspensions. Bibeau announced South Korea’s ...

Ontario’s restaurants call for immediate guidance to prepare for reopening next week

On behalf of the province’s foodservice industry, Restaurants Canada is urgently calling on the Ontario government to provide guidance for reopening indoor dining when current restrictions end      Restaurants Canada is calling on the Ontario government to immediately provide the province’s foodservice industry with clear guidance for reopening indoor dining next week. “Restaurants can’t simply open their doors at a moment’s notice,” said Restaurants Canada President and CEO Todd ...

From the Banff Pork Seminar: Pork industry economist sets strong tone in predictions for the pork industry

Brett Stuart has been at Banff Pork Seminar (BPS) before. When you get invited back as a speaker, it usually means people got value out of what was said   Banff Pork Seminar -   Stuart did not sit on the fence when he spoke to BPS 2022. The U.S. based economist with Global AgriTrends, a firm popular on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, told delegates his job description ...

FCC continues to support customers through pandemic’s fifth wave

While food producers and processors across the country face more disruptions and uncertainty as a result of the pandemic’s fifth wave, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is reminding customers that Canada’s leading agriculture lender is here to support them      “Those involved in the agriculture and food industry are very resilient,” said Michael Hoffort, FCC president and CEO. “Over the past number of months, we have all seen how they ...

RC Show 2022 Moves In-Person/Virtual Event to May 9-11 – 2022

Restaurants Canada announces the rescheduling of its annual trade show, the RC Show 2022, to prioritize community safety surrounding the recent spike in cases of COVID-19 and to continue with plans to produce an exciting hybrid revival show  Restaurants Canada   Now taking place May 9 – 11, 2022, Canada’s largest foodservice and hospitality event will continue to offer both a virtual experience with NexTech AR Solutions, and in person ...

Deadly avian flu spreads to 2nd Newfoundland location

Federal officials confirmed Sunday that H5N1 bird flu killed chickens in a small backyard flock  by Mark Quinn - CBC News   A deadly strain of avian influenza has spread to a second location in Newfoundland. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says avian flu has killed chickens at a small, backyard farm on the Avalon Peninsula. "This backyard flock owner had just a few chickens and ducks," Dr. Mary-Jane Ireland, ...

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