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October 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

All for the Beef — An update from ABP’s General Manager

Legendary horseman Tom Dorrance once said: “You can learn anything with these three words – observe, remember, and compare.” Beyond that, he said, learn to adjust to fit the situation. Although Tom’s wise advice was a reflection on horsemanship, I couldn’t think of any better advice for what our industry faces today. Throughout last spring…

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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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June 13, 2022 Press Releases

Alberta’s beef industry calls for labelling exemption on ground beef

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) and the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Associations (ACFA) are urgently requesting that Health Canada exempt ground beef from the proposed front-of-package (FOP) regulations. With record high food inflation, now is not the time to vilify a readily available and affordable, nutrient-dense source of protein. Health Canada’s proposed FOP regulations would require ground…

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June 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Here’s what’s up with ground beef labelling in Canada

Editor’s Note: Alberta Beef Producers reached out to Health Canada to join us on The Bovine in answering a list of supplied questions. Health Canada responded saying they “do not have an expert to provide for an interview on this issue at this time.” The issue In October 2016, Health Canada launched the Healthy Eating…

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June 6, 2022 Press Releases

Cattle farmers and ranchers concerned with Health Canada’s proposed front-of-package warning label for ground beef

Calgary, AB – Health Canada is proposing regulations which would require ground beef sold at retail to carry a “high in” saturated fat warning label. Ground beef should be exempt from Health Canada’s proposed front-of-package (FOP) labelling like other nutritious foods, such as single ingredient meat, milk, eggs, vegetables, and fruit. Canadians consume approximately half…

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June 3, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | For Health Canada, some saturated fats are more equal than others

By Sylvain Charlebois Looks like we will all see different symbols on food packaging soon, telling us whether a food product at the grocery store has too much fat, sugar or sodium. Health Canada is likely going forward shortly with a policy requiring front-of-package nutrition symbols on foods high in saturated fat, sugars and sodium….

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Last Updated on January 19, 2023