The Canadian government is to provide funding support to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), which wants to invest in three projects to bolster new and existing markets domestically and abroad.
Canadian association Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) has been awarded CA$297,000 in government investment, in order to improve the tools available for monitoring bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in livestock in the Riding Mountain Eradication Area of Manitoba.
The Canadian government and the country’s meat industry have announced a joint action plan to enable hard-pressed pig farmers survive a perfect storm of low prices, high feed costs and trade problems, including the strong Canadian dollar.
The Canadian government has released draft guidelines for improvements to the food safety inspection system, including a single, consistent approach to all food commodities, whether Canadian or imported.
The Canadian government yesterday sought to draw a line under the deadly listeriosis outbreak that killed 23 people in summer 2008, after publishing a final report into action taken since the incident.