Canada should expand the value-added food sector by improving regulations to allow for the expansion of international trade of processed food products, investing in innovation, and reducing the barriers to growth inside its borders, the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry said in its latest report, Made in Canada: Growing Canada’s Value-Added Food Sector. The…Read More
In response to a request from the European Commission, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) are proposing to recognize 22 European Union (EU) Member States as free from citrus longhorned beetle (CLHB) and Asian longhorned beetle (ALHB). Under this proposal,…Read More
"BC Blueberry growers are extremely thankful for the hard work and support of CHC and everyone that was involved in this push for the BC Blueberry industry.
The government was very receptive to moving the start and end dates for the emergency registration and we were able to cover the majority of our season."
Jason Smith, Chair, BC Blueberry Council