Poultry Code of Practice gets funding needed for update The federal government has announced $2.2 million in funding to the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) to update and develop poultry codes and further advance best practices for the care and handling of other farm animals.
Congress wants Canada kicked out of TPP talks Canada should be "tossed out" of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations if it remains unwilling to open up its agricultural sector to greater competition, U.S. Congress has told U.S. President Barack Obama.
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Russia bans food imports from Canada, including poultry Canada is standing firm against Russia in the face of retaliatory sanctions on Canadian food products, saying it will not be ''intimidated'' by the latest move by Vladimir Putin, despite the potential impact on farmers and food producers.
U.S. reforms poultry inspections The U.S.D.A. recently announced reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities in a bid to cut down on the number of foodborne illnesses, but dropped an industry-backed plan to speed up production.