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New legislation protects farms and food safety

New legislation protects farms and food safety

June 17, 2020 — Ontario farm families depend on the safety and security of their farms to raise livestock, and grow and produce food to maintain a strong, reliable food supply. That’s why Ontario’s farm and commodity groups applaud the Ontario government for Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020. Bill 156...
June 17, 2020 0 Comments
Ontario pork producers give back to front-line workers at Sofina processing plant

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

GUELPH, ONTARIO (May 13, 2020) – Front-line workers at the Sofina Foods Inc. processing plant in Burlington, ON were treated to lunch today as a token of appreciation from Ontario’s pork farmers.

May 13, 2020 0 Comments
Ontario pork farmers welcome proposed trespassing legislation

Ontario pork farmers welcome proposed trespassing legislation

GUELPH, ON – Dec. 4, 2019 – Monday’s announcement regarding the proposed Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019, was welcomed by Ontario Pork members and their partners in food production across the province.

December 4, 2019 0 Comments
Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Later today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will introduce legislation entitled, Security From Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019 in the Ontario Legislature. The proposed legislation, if passed, will better protect farmers, their animals, livestock transporters and the province's food supply. It would also require...
December 2, 2019 0 Comments
Canadian pork industry to resume exports to China

Canadian pork industry to resume exports to China

Canadian pork producers are pleased that the issues preventing the export of pork products to China have been resolved.  The market is an important one for producers that has been closed since exports were suspended on June 25, 2019.
November 5, 2019 0 Comments
Ontario Government Announces New Elora Research Facility

Ontario Government Announces New Elora Research Facility

The Province of Ontario has committed $12 million to the construction of a new swine research barn at Elora. Ontario Pork will contribute $3 million to the project and the new barn will replace facilities at Arkell, south of Guelph. Pictured: Randy Pettapiece, Malcolm Campbell, John de Bruyn,...
July 2, 2019 0 Comments
Swine Health Ontario New Manager – Bethany Davidson-Eng

Swine Health Ontario New Manager – Bethany Davidson-Eng

Swine Health Ontario (SHO) is pleased to announce Bethany Davidson-Eng, Ph.D, P. Ag as the new Manager of Swine Health Ontario. SHO is a leadership team dedicated to ensuring the Ontario industry has a global...
Canadian pork exports to China temporarily suspended by CFIA as a precaution

Canadian pork exports to China temporarily suspended by CFIA as a precaution

Canadian pork producers were informed today that China will no longer be accepting Canadian pork products due to concerns regarding the validity of an export certificate. As a result, the Canadian Food Inspection...
Farm property incursions are a risk to animals and families

Farm property incursions are a risk to animals and families

Livestock groups and other farm organizations in Ontario will continue to work with each other, police and government to support the rights of farmers to protect their property from illegal activities.

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