China still bans the import of Canadian canola seed, alleging contamination; that dispute has gone to the WTO.
Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. had its licence suspended Sept. 17 due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.
Exports of beef, pork, canola and soybeans have largely been locked out of the massive Chinese market.
Six projects but biggest recipient is Canada Beef, which is getting $5.3 million to grow sales internationally.
Chinese have refused to talk to senior Canadian government officials.
The ban comes amid a diplomatic dispute over the December arrest of Chinese national, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
Under rules outlined by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, animal welfare and grassland management need to be observed.
US lawmakers are working on an omnibus spending bill that could change country-of-origin labelling
High River plant’s industrial wastewater system were allegedly falsified.
Also looking at energy cooperation and international security.
Foreign ownership exemption allows takeover of beef plant.