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$55,000 donated to local food-based charities across province

$55,000 donated to local food-based charities across province

December 29, 2020 – Food programs across Ontario will be able to help more people this holiday season thanks to more than $55,000 in donations made on behalf of the province’s pork producers.

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Local pork associations support food giving close to home

Local pork associations support food giving close to home

December 11, 2020 - Each local pork association has been asked to nominate a local food-based charity in their community to receive a cash donation, just in time for Christmas. The response has been tremendous.

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Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020: Protecting Ontario Farms and the Food System

Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020: Protecting Ontario Farms and the Food System

December 4 — Beginning December 5, 2020, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act will protect Ontario’s food supply chain, from farm to table, without infringing on the right to peacefully protest and, in conjunction with the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act (PAWS), 2019, ensure animals are protected and cared for properly. 

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Additional support available for some Ontario hog farmers

Additional support available for some Ontario hog farmers

November 26 - Agricorp announced that eligible producers may receive a one-time payment to help offset the cost of additional feed for hogs held back due to plant closures between April 5 and June 13, 2020.

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Feed Ontario honours Ontario Pork with Paul Mistele Memorial Award

Feed Ontario honours Ontario Pork with Paul Mistele Memorial Award

November 16, 2020 - Feed Ontario has selected Ontario Pork as the recipient of the Paul Mistele Memorial Award for 2020. The award, presented to Ontario Pork by Feed Ontario's Executive Director Carolyn Stewart Saturday, November 14 at Farm and Food Care's virtual Harvest Gala, is in...
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New Pork Promotion and Research Agency

New Pork Promotion and Research Agency

November 5, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today announced the creation of the Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency (PRA), while at the annual general meeting of Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec. The PRA will support the...
November 5, 2020 0 Comments
Immediate proclamation of key sections of new trespass and food safety act

Immediate proclamation of key sections of new trespass and food safety act

In order to keep people safe, the Ontario government is making it an offence to stop, obstruct, hinder or otherwise interfere with a motor vehicle transporting farm animals. Today, the province proclaimed...
Pork donation provides protein for more than 200,000 meals

Pork donation provides protein for more than 200,000 meals

More than 200,000 servings of fresh ground pork will help feed Ontario families in need this year thanks to a grassroots fundraising initiative supported by hog farmers and their industry partners.

Ontario pork producers give back to front-line workers at Conestoga processing plant

Ontario pork producers give back to front-line workers at Conestoga processing plant

GUELPH, ONTARIO (June 29, 2020) – Front-line workers at the Conestoga Meats processing plant in Breslau, ON were treated to lunch on June 25 and 26 as a token of appreciation from Ontario's pork farmers.
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