Taiwan easing remaining BSE-era restrictions on Canadian beef

May 29, 2023 | 5:45pm

Taiwan is fully embracing Canadian beef again. The nation announced it will lift the last set of restrictions on beef from Canada over the coming weeks. President of the Canadian Cattle Association Nathan Phinney (Finney) says it’s great news. “The removal of them is a clear signal that we have a desired product and they’re […]

Sask. Cattlemen’s Association welcomes international ruling on Canadian beef shipments

Jun 1, 2021 | 5:26am

The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association welcomes an international health ruling on Canadian beef exports. Last week, Canada was granted negligible risk status for BSE by the World Organization for Animal Health, its the lowest level for transmission of BSE. Cattlemen’s Association chair Arnold Balicki says the status change is very important. Balicki says the change in […]

Canada applauds easing of restrictions on beef exports

May 28, 2021 | 5:35am

Canada is applauding a new international health ruling on Canadian beef exports. Federal agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says the ruling reduces bse restrictions on Canadian beef shipments. She says Canada has achieved negligible risk status for bse. Bibeau is hoping the ruling will lead to improved Canadian beef exports to countries like the U.S., China, […]

Sask cattle producers hope for expanded sales with improved bse status

Mar 15, 2021 | 1:18pm

  Saskatchewan cattle producers are hoping for expanded access to foreign markets as Canada seeks improved status for the bse disease. The last of the BSE export restrictions facing Canada in the global marketplace may be removed in May, which would be a full 18 years after the initial case in Alberta. It was announced […]