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June 30, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Let’s celebrate! Ground beef exempt from FOP labelling

Health Canada has announced the finalized Front-of-Package (FOP) regulations, as part of the Government of Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy, with an exemption for ground beef. Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) would like to acknowledge those who spoke up in support of our industry, to bring attention to the lack of consistency in the initial proposed regulations….

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June 27, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Meat warning label proposal slammed by Alberta beef producers

Ground meat is a nutritious food and saying it is high in saturated fat is misleading and harmful, groups say By James Snell Alberta cattle producers say they are feeling betrayed by the federal government after Health Canada recently announced a plan to add saturated fat warning labels to ground meat. “Labelling ground beef — an affordable, nutritious…

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June 17, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Warning: Ground beef is delicious and nutritious

Including ground beef as a product subject to Health Canada’s front-of-package (FOP) labelling proposal goes against the spirit of the regulation, says Karine Rekunyk. Rekunyk is a Registered Dietician who works as the Health and Nutrition Director at Canada Beef. Here’s what’s up with ground beef labelling in Canada “About half of our calories are…

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June 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Canadian politicians weigh in on #dontlabelmybeef

Support for ground beef to be exempt from Health Canada’s front-of-package labelling proposal is growing, with political parties of all kinds stepping up to the podium. On June 13, Jason Copping, Alberta Minister of Health; and Nate Horner, Alberta Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Economic Development joined industry leaders from Alberta Beef Producers, Alberta…

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June 14, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Watching | Proposed health warnings on ground meat met with opposition

Issues with proposed front-of-package labelling made CBC’s The National this week: ‘What We’re Watching’ is a quick look at some of the issues and insights Alberta Beef Producers’ content creators and editors are watching to stay up-to-date, to broaden perspectives, and to explore issues relevant to the agriculture industry.

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June 13, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Alberta government supports exemption to front-of-package labelling for ground beef

The Government of Alberta is supporting efforts to exempt ground beef and ground pork from front-of-package labelling being proposed by Health Canada. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development Nate Horner and Minister of Health Jason Copping held a press conference in Calgary to express their concerns over the current proposal. Here’s what’s up…

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