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August 7, 2015
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IPPE registration and housing reservations now open

Attendee and exhibitor registration and hotel registration for the 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is now open. IPPE has secured more than 1,000 exhibitors and is expecting to attract more than 28,000 attendees through the collaboration of the three trade shows - International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and International Meat Expo - representing the entire chain of protein and feed production and processing. Register online and receive a discounted price of $50 (USD) through Dec. 31. >> Read full article

CFO announces series of programs on allocating growth

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) has announced that it is launching a portfolio of new and revised programs that will meet the needs of Ontario consumers while creating new opportunities for farmers and processors. The new programs were developed following extensive public and industry consultations and will use a portion of the future growth in Ontario’s production allocation to facilitate new business opportunities. >> Read full article

Farmers fight false information about supply management

For months, Canadian farmers have endured a concerted attack on the system that brings Canadians the dairy, poultry and egg products they trust. As the pressure mounts, so does rhetoric and the proliferation of misperceptions surrounding supply management through certain attacks in the media, and by some think tanks and those with vested interests. In this light, farmers would like an opportunity to address these myths. >> Read full article

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Canadian Poultry Sustainability Award

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CFIA removes final Avian Influenza control zone in Ontario

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has removed the final Avian Influenza Control Zone, located in the counties of Oxford and Waterloo, Ont. >> Read full article

Camelina study shows big boost for broilers with multi-carbohydrase

A new study with broiler chickens shows that supplementation with a multi-carbohydrase enzyme formulation can substantially boost the nutritional power of camelina meal, a unique feed source on the rise in Canada and the U.S. >> Read full article

Food inspectors' union concerned staff and budget cuts may impact food safety

The union representing federal food inspectors says they're worried budget and staffing cuts may impact food safety in Canada. Public Service Alliance of Canada spokesman Bob Kingston says there are not enough inspectors working in meat and poultry slaughter facilities in Ontario to make sure companies are adhering to all safety requirements. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Health Day

August 21, 2015
Location: Arden Park Hotel, Stratford, Ont. >> More Info

5th International Symposium on Animal Mortality Management

September 28 - October 1, 2015
Location: Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster Penn. >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info