Manitoba Pork Council is encouraging pork producers to familiarize themselves with proposed changes to the Canadian Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs and identify any adjustments they feel should be made.
Canada’s minister of agriculture is counting on pressure on the American government from within the United States to help bring resolution to the Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling issue.
Fast Genetics says the uncertainty created by U.S. Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling continues to create problems for pork producers and packers on both sides of the border.
The Canadian Swine Health Board is encouraging producers and their service, equipment and feed suppliers to ramp up biosecurity to keep Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea out of the Canadian swine herd.
On June 4, 2013, the Office of the Chief Veterinarian seized one horse due to identified concerns over the health, care and well-being of this animal.
The National Pork Board is confident new names for some of the traditional cuts of pork will help improve consumers’ understanding of pork and how to properly prepare those cuts.
The National Pork Board is advising pork producers to step their focus on biosecurity and to work closely with their veterinarians to help contain and eradicate an outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea.
On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, the Manitoba Food Processors Association hosted their 7th annual Industry Excellence Awards.
The general manager of Manitoba Pork Council says there’s strong support within the U.S. for the Canadian position on U.S. Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling.
The president of the National Pork Producers Council says new U.S. Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling rules will create logistical issues for American pork producers, processors and packers and retailers and will harm the U.S. pork industry.