China Market Re-Opens To Canadian Meat Products

November 8, 2019 Canadian Meat Council

After four months of temporary suspension imposed on Canadian pork and beef, China has reopened its doors to Canadian meat products.

Canadian Agri-Food Industry Gets Immigration Pilot

July 12, 2019 Canadian Meat Council

Butchers are essential to our food supply and yet, often overlooked. Today, the federal government recognized our butchers and the huge labour shortage in meat processing by officially announcing an Agri-Food Immigration Pilot, that will provide our industry with 2,750 spots for Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW).

Canada’s New Food Guide: Red Meat Belongs On Your Plate

January 25, 2019 Canadian Meat Council

Canada’s new Food Guide, released by Health Canada today, highlights what we’ve known for decades, that a quarter of your plate should be protein. Lean red meat provides Canadians with high-quality protein, B vitamins, iron, zinc and other essential nutrients – it’s a healthy choice in a balanced diet.

Safe Food For Canadians Regulation Comes Into Force

January 16, 2019 Canadian Meat Council

Canadian Meat Council (CMC) applauds the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as today marks the historic coming into force date of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations.

Misleading Canada Food Prices 2019 Report Makes Assumptions of Red Meat Industry Pricing

December 17, 2018 Canadian Meat Council

“The report is misleading and makes assumptions that meat prices in Canada could go down because of demand and new market entries, when in fact many factors need to be considered,” says Chris White, President of the Canadian Meat Council (CMC). “The global spike in meat prices in 2013-14 drove world wide meat production expansion. Increased supply has allowed prices to begin to decline across the world including in Canada.”