Ontario Pork's Industry - What's New
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What's New

An Era of Change & Accountability

An Era of Change & Accountability

Ontario Pork is the first livestock commodity group in the province to commit to setting benchmarks in areas that measure economic performance, environmental stewardship, animal care, worker well-being, community ties and farm management. We're proud to say that Ontario’s pork producers are firmly committed to socially responsible practices achieved through education,...
April 2, 2019 0 Comments
Ontario Pork Awards 2019

Ontario Pork Awards 2019

Ontario Pork awarded its producer and industry awards at their annual banquet March 19, 2019. Recognized this year was Clare Schlegel and Dr. Robert Friendship. 

 

March 22, 2019 0 Comments
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
African Swine Fever (ASF)

African Swine Fever (ASF)

African swine fever is very contagious and is killing pigs and wild boars in Africa, Asia and parts of Europe. Let’s work together so African swine fever does not make its way to Canada!
March 13, 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...
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...
March 1, 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’...
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...
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...
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