Their use has come under fire due to the restrictive amount of space they leave for pregnant sows to move.
It is hoped the list will pressure on the U.S. administration to amend the COOL rule and comply with its WTO obligations
The industry also asked to submit a proposal to Health Canada to approve irradiation as an effective food safety mechanism
Sodium could be reduced by up to 50% if the government recognized potassium as a salt substitute
A report has found that ground beef and chicken are responsible for the largest numbers of outbreaks and cases of illnesses
It is estimated that the annual impact of COOL to Canadian cattle producers is approximately $639 million.
The two recently added cases bring the total number of cases to seven ‘“ four in Ontario, two in Alberta and one in Manitoba.
Blame it on the drought, rising grain prices and high production costs.