Maple Leaf suspends pork exports to China after COVID-19 cases
China has adopted new protocols that require Canadian processors who report a positive COVID-19 case to do so.
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.
JBS shuts down Minnesota pork plant hit by COVID-19 outbreak
The Minnesota Department of Health reported over the weekend that 26 workers and five relatives of workers have tested positive for the coronavirus
Impossible Foods unveils plant-based pork, sausage
Rolling out to restaurants first, company isn’t yet saying when it will come to groceries.
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.
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.
Trudeau seeks support from allies at G20 amid China-Canada tensions
Chinese have refused to talk to senior Canadian government officials.
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.
China suspends pork imports from Frigo Royal over food safety issues
Reported discovery of ractopamine, a food additive banned in China, in a shipment of tongues from Quebec company.
China suspends export permits from two Canadian pork plants
All other approved Canadian pork processing facilities remain eligible to export.
Pork to pot: Cultivating cannabis in former Winnipeg Maple Leaf meat plant
The 11,000-square-metre facility will employ about 200 people once it’s fully operational next year.
US vs. China: a ‘slap fight,’ not a trade war. So far
The $3 billion in products targeted by Beijing amount to barely 2% of American goods exported to China.
Olymel invests $2M in Red Deer plant for sausage production
Section conversion includes modernized refrigeration facilities and new equipment.
Olymel and Groupe Robitaille investing in a new processing plant
Will 360 new jobs and double production volume at the Atrahan factory in Yamachiche, Que.