News Manufacturing General
September 17, 2020  

Beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

$35 million in cargo theft losses were reported to the Insurance Bureau of Canada last year.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 15, 2020  

Alberta RCMP investigating heists by trucks with bogus papers

Full load of beef from the JBS meat packing plant in Brooks to the United States failed to make its delivery.

News Forestry Government General Sustainability
September 7, 2020  

Feds pushed to abandon trade talks with Brazil over Amazon deforestation

Between January and the end of July, an area almost twice the size of PEI had burned.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 25, 2020  

Beef plants nearly back to full capacity after COVID-19

Cargill and JBS Canada plants in Alberta process about 70% of Canada’s beef.

News Government General
June 17, 2020  

Australia accuses China and Russia of virus disinformation

EU report cites dangerous claims that drinking bleach as a cure of the disease and washing hands doesn’t help prevent its spread.

News Food & Beverage General
June 2, 2020  

Ranchers, feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19

Cargill plant in High River shut down for two weeks due to a COVID-19 outbreak, now operating at about 60% capacity.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 8, 2020  

Pandemic threatens to beef and pork producers: industry

Animals waiting to be processed are backing up, farmers are paying more to maintain them and considering culls.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 28, 2020  

McDonald’s Canada to use imported beef amid supply concerns

Cites limited processing capacity at Canadian suppliers, such as a Cargill.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 23, 2020  

Alberta investigating virus outbreaks at two beef processing plants

Probes are looking at the circumstances surrounding potential exposure of workers.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2019  

Pork, beef exports to China to resume after five-month suspension

China still bans the import of Canadian canola seed, alleging contamination; that dispute has gone to the WTO.

News Food & Beverage General
October 16, 2019  

Beef recall expands as Toronto slaughterhouse co-operates with food watchdog

Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. had its licence suspended Sept. 17 due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 14, 2019  

Prospect of US-China trade deal worries Canadian farmers

Exports of beef, pork, canola and soybeans have largely been locked out of the massive Chinese market.

News Government Manufacturing Minerals General
July 11, 2019  

Ottawa announces $8.3M to support beef industry amid China standoff

Six projects but biggest recipient is Canada Beef, which is getting $5.3 million to grow sales internationally.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 27, 2019  

Trudeau seeks support from allies at G20 amid China-Canada tensions

Chinese have refused to talk to senior Canadian government officials.

News Food & Beverage Government General
June 26, 2019  

Meat industry groups concerned over China meat import ban, working with government

The ban comes amid a diplomatic dispute over the December arrest of Chinese national, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

News Food & Beverage General
July 12, 2018  

McDonald’s Canada to start buying ‘sustainable’ beef

Under rules outlined by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, animal welfare and grassland management need to be observed.