Getting Cheesy: Canadian Label Regulations for Dairy Products

For nearly 50 years, Canadian consumers have had limited access to imported dairy products. Recent increases in tariff rate quotas means that consumers access to these products could expand. While Canada now has domestic and international options on the shelves, labeling has become a crucial factor in consumer preference.

Canada’s Red Meat Industry Seeks Government Action Over China Situation

September 5, 2019 Canadian Meat Council

The cost of the “temporary suspension” of Canadian pork and beef exports to China imposed on June 25 is approaching $100 million and the longer it continues, the greater the risk to Canadian jobs. As we enter the third month of suspension, the pork and beef sectors are calling on the Government to make clear their strategy to reopen the Chinese market and ensure we have more options for export diversification when such issues arise.

Uncertainty For B.C. Growers as EU Set to Halt Some Canadian Fruit Imports

August 26, 2019 CHERYL CHAN, Vancouver Sun

B.C. farm growers are facing uncertainty after the European Union’s announcement it will stop importing some Canadian fruits starting Sept. 1.

Government of Canada Helps to Strengthen Mussel Export Market Opportunities for PEI

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, was in Morell, PEI, today to announce more than $49,000 in funding for P.E.I Mussel King Inc.

Ottawa Announces $8.3M For Beef Industry Amid China Standoff

July 11, 2019 Canadian Press ·

Canada’s beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues.