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Canadian pork producers thankful for government’s efforts to prevent African swine fever from impacting the industry

Canadian pork producers thankful for government’s efforts to prevent African swine fever from impacting the industry

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) is pleased to hear that the capacity to detect meat in Canadian ports of entry will significantly increase with this funding. “On behalf of Canadian pork producers, the CPC had requested that the presence of dogs who could detect the presence of meat in passengers' luggage be increased in international airports” explains Rick...
March 15, 2019 0 Comments

Fresh pork gives Chatham-Kent food banks a protein boost

Food banks in Chatham-Kent will receive almost 3,000 pounds of fresh ground pork this year, thanks to a donation coordinated by the Kent Federation of Agriculture and supported by the Kent Pork Producers’ Association.
March 15, 2019 0 Comments
Keep ASF Out - social media campaign

Keep ASF Out - social media campaign

Help spread the word about how to keep foreign animal disease out of Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is in the middle of a great social media educational campaign on travel, biosecurity and farm visits. Get the message out to everyone you know by sharing these posts on social media. You can find them on CFIA's and Ontario Pork's social media channels.
March 7, 2019 0 Comments
Canadian pork producers thank Minister MacAulay and welcome Minister Bibeau

Canadian pork producers thank Minister MacAulay and welcome Minister Bibeau

Following this morning’s federal cabinet shuffle, Canadian pork producers would like to thank Minister MacAulay for all his work during his time as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Minister MacAulay’s actions on the African swine fever file have been vital to the sector and drove the prevention efforts of the country. We also appreciate the relations he...
March 1, 2019 0 Comments
New rules for the access and use of veterinary drugs

New rules for the access and use of veterinary drugs

Health Canada is changing regulations and policies regarding the access and use of medically important antimicrobials in animals. As of December 1, 2018, all medically important antimicrobials will have prescription status and only be available from your veterinarian, or pharmacy.
December 4, 2018 0 Comments
Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local"

Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local"

Ontario farmers said "thank you for supporting local" to Toronto commuters in Union Station this morning. Pictured is Ag Minister Ernie Hardeman with Ontairo pork farmer Chris Cossitt giving out bacon and egg breakfast sandwiches.
October 3, 2018 0 Comments
Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation

Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation

Ontario pork feeding Ontario Families! 924 cases of fresh pork off to Ontario food banks. Grateful to all those who donated. #ontarioporkproud #friendsofthefoodbank #porkdonation. The Ontario Pork Friends of...
Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Bolstering the artisan skills of the trade was on the agenda yesterday at Halenda’s Meats in Mississauga where competitors squared off to determine who the finalists will be for this year’s...
Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local

Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local

This year's Hog Jog final tally was $54,000 - exceeding their highest expectations! Thank you to the organizers, all the event volunteers, sponsors and, of course, the runners who raised a record sum for The Local...
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