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CPC Notice to Canadian Pig Producers

On July 1, 2014, the Canadian Pork Council’s (CPC) national traceability program, PigTrace, became mandatory under the Government of Canada’s Health of Animals Regulations.  Since then, 11,000 locations have been registered and Canadian pig producers have recorded over 1.2 million movement events. The successful implementation of PigTrace has meant not...
August 24, 2016 0 Comments

CFIA Notice to Industry

2016-08-24 New amendments to the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations allow persons designated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to issue notices of violation to those who do not comply with mandatory federal pig identification and movement tracking requirements. These amendments mean that violations may not only be handled...
August 24, 2016 0 Comments

Learn How Pigs Are Transported

Pork producers, transporters and processors follow high standards to ensure the health, safety, and quality of their animals. Food safety and animal welfare start at the farm and continue through the entire system.

August 23, 2016 0 Comments

CleanFARMS Obsolete Collection Campaign

CleanFARMS will be running a free obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medication collection program at 40 ag-retail locations throughout the province of Ontario from September 20th to 30th, 2016 (exclusive – note the date and locations of each collection point).

August 22, 2016 0 Comments

CPC Welcomes CPI’s new President

August 4, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian pork Council is pleased to welcome Greg Giokas as Canada Pork International’s (CPI) new President and CEO. Mr. Giokas succeeds Jacques Pomerleau who is retiring later this summer after 26 years of dedicated leadership. "We welcome Greg's...
August 5, 2016 0 Comments

CPC congratulates University of Guelph researcher

July 25, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) congratulates Dr. Trevor DeVries on winning the 2016 Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) Animal Industries Award in Extension and Public Service. Dr. DeVries received his award at the CSAS Awards Banquet in Salt Lake City...
July 25, 2016 0 Comments

National Sow Housing Conversion Newsletter

2016-06 NSHC Newsletter vol iss3

CPC Statement on the Proposed Changes to the Food and Drug Regulations Related to Antimicrobial Resistance

July 5, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) –The Canadian pork industry has long recognized the importance of responsible use of antimicrobials and will be reviewing the proposed changes to the Food and Drug Regulations that...

CPC Introduces Canadian Pork Excellence Program to Canada’s Second Largest Pork Market

July 6, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Pork Council’s (CPC) Executive Director, John Ross, joined Canada Pork International’s (CPI) Chair, Neil Ketilson in Tokyo Japan last week to...