Thursday, March 31, 2022
Canada's four biggest meatpackers allegedly price-fixing beef for years
Canada's four biggest meatpackers, Cargill, JBS USA, Tyson Foods, and National Beef Packing Company, have been sued by non-profit consumer organisation Option consommateurs for allegedly price-fixing beef by restricting competition related ...
Monday, January 10, 2022
Cargill meat plant in Alberta, Canada, hit by fresh COVID-19 cases
A Cargill meat-processing plant located near High River, Alberta, Canada, is facing at least 45 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the union that represents its workers.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Canada and Ontario commit up to $7 million to expand capacity of meat processing plants
The governments of Canada and Ontario are committing up to $7 million to rapidly increase processing capacity in meat processing plants across the province.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
15,000 meat plant workers in Alberta, Canada, to be offered COVID-19 vaccinations
Alberta, Canada, plans to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to about 15,000 workers at meat-packing plants across the province starting this week, provincial Health Minister Tyler Shandro said on April 26.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Ontario, Canada, aims to expand meat processing with $127,000 investment
Canada and the country's province, Ontario, are investing $127,000 to support a research initiative by Meat and Poultry Ontario (MPO), part of an effort to to expand Ontario's meat processing industry.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Impossible Foods cuts prices for its plant-based meats in the US, Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong
Impossible Foods said it will cut prices off its plant-based meats at grocery stores in the United States, Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong as the company boosts production and aims to undercut prices for regular ground beef, Reuters report ...
Monday, December 21, 2020
Canada's pork, meat exports at over 1.1 million tonnes during January-September 2020
From January to September this year, Canada's meat and pork product exports have reached just over 1.1 million tonnes and generated revenues of approximately $3.75 billion, according to Écho-PORC, a newsletter published by the Centre d ...
Thursday, November 26, 2020
Australia's AACo to focus on retail distribution of meat in US and Canada
Wagyu beef giant Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) has scaled down its meat sales in Australia and diverted attention to better paying supermarket and butcher shop options in the United States and Canada.
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Canada launches consultation on proposed updates to simulated meat guidelines
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced a consultation on proposed updates to guidelines for simulated meat, simulated poultry products and certain plant-based protein foods in the industry, Perishable News reported.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Alberta, Canada's new meat inspection regulations opposed by unions
While producers have praised Alberta's new meat inspection regulations, union groups are concerned that the regulations could lead to sales of tainted meat, the Edmonton Journal reported.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Meat processing delays alter Canada's beef prices, supply
According to beef analysts, disruptions to the meat industry amid the COVID-19 outbreak will bring about changes in prices and supply in Canada's market, Global News reported.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Canada's industry leaders warn drastic impact of COVID-19 on meat supply
With some of North America's largest meat producers having been forced to close their plants or reduce output amid the COVID-19 outbreak, industry leaders warned of immediate and drastic effects on Canada's supply chain.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Canada's food inspection agency terminates licenses of three meat producers
December 3, 2019 Canada's food inspection agency terminates licenses of three meat producers Three meat producing companies have their Safe Food for Canadian licenses terminated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency as a major meat recall ...
Thursday, November 7, 2019
China imports more meat from Brazil and Belarus, resumes Canada imports
Amid pork supply shortfalls due to the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak and increasing demand for meat, China is securing trade deals to supplement supply, reported Bloomberg and Belarus News.
Monday, March 28, 2016
Canada's poultry meat now allowed into Mexico
March 28, 2016 Canada's poultry meat now allowed into Mexico Canada's fresh poultry meat imports is now permitted to enter Mexico following the cessation of a ban imposed in 2004 due to an avian flu outbreak, according to Agriculture and Ag ...

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