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SAFE FOOD FOR CANADIANS REGULATION COMES INTO FORCE

January 15, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – 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.  “The meat industry is one of the most heavily regulated sector in Canada.

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

December 6, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) The Canada Food Price Report for 2019, released earlier this week, makes assumptions that the cost of meat is set to fall because Canadians are adopting plant-based diets. In fact, the beef demand index is strong, only showing a decrease of

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Completed USMCA Critical for Continued Growth of the Canadian Meat Industry

October 1 (Ottawa, ON) – The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), finalized late last night, is an important step in maintaining competitiveness and continuing to grow the meat industry in Canada. The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is pleased to see the hard work of the Canadian government over

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Agri-Food Sector Regulatory Approach Needs Competitiveness, Growth and Innovation

September 28 (Ottawa, ON) – For Canada to become one of the top five global competitors in the agri-food sector, and climb the ranking of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index, it will take government leadership and industry support. The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is

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Meat Industry Applauds Government For Tabling of CPTPP Before Summer Recess

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) welcomes the introduction of the legislation to implement the Comprehensive Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as tabled earlier today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The industry recognizes that the government has done a lot of political manoeuvring to get Canada

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CMC Congratulates Government on Release of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) congratulates and applauds the efforts of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on the historic publication of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). “We have a long-standing relationship with CFIA and these regulations are an essential building block of a

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CMC Welcomes New Chairman

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is proud to announce the appointment of David Colwell as Chairman of their Board of Directors for the next two years. The election took place last week, during CMC’s Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting in Montreal, Quebec. “I am looking

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Reality Check: How Much Meat do Canadians Eat?

A new analysis of Statistics Canada data shows Canadians are consuming moderate amounts of meat. On average, Canadians consume 41 grams of cooked fresh meat, such as beef, pork, lamb and veal, a day – that’s about half the size of the palm of your hand.

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CMC News Release on the 2018 Federal Budget

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) was pleased to learn of new funding announced in the 2018 federal budget aimed at improving Canada’s trade relationships and, improving CFIA’s food safety system over the next three years. CMC President Chris White noted: “We are particularly encouraged to see

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CMC Applauds CPTPP Deal

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CMC Supports CPTPP

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CMC WELCOMES EXPANDED MEAT ACCESS TO CHINA

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CANADIAN MEAT COUNCIL RELEASES SUBMISSION ON TPP

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Canadian Meat Industry Notes Entry into Force of CETA: Awaits Resolution of Technical Barriers

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New Data Indicates That Canadians Have Increased Their Protein Consumption

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes Investments in Food Safety and Innovation in Budget 2017

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes New President and CEO

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes European Parliament Approval of CETA Awaits Resolution of Technical Barriers

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes the Release of the Draft Content of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes Commitment to Restore Access to Argentina for Canadian Pork

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes Introduction of Implementing Legislation for Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement

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Canadian Meat Processors Welcome Signature of the CETA; Urge Resolution of Technical Issues

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes Conclusion of Negotiations on New Meat Export Certificates for Mexico

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Canadian Meat Council Welcomes New President

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Canadian Meat Industry Welcomes Restored Access to China for Bone-In Beef Products

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