Sugar-Containing Products Export Quota: Quantities available for utilization

June 22, 2019

Due to exceptional circumstances, a portion of the sugar-containing products (SCP) export quota to the United States is now available for utilization by Canadian residents on a first-come, first-served basis until the available quantity is fully used or September 30, 2019, whichever occurs first.

China to suspend imports from Canadian pork company

June 20, 2019

China will halt imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday, a move likely to fuel speculation China is retaliating for the arrest in Canada of a Chinese tech executive.

Canada says China plans more meat import inspections, industry fears disaster

June 6, 2019

China plans to boost inspections of imported Canadian meats and meat products as bilateral trade relations deteriorate, Canadian government officials said on Tuesday, a move meat industry executives said could have “a disastrous effect” on their business.

Canada, United States agree on application of zones to allow safe trade in the event of an African swine fever outbreak

May 24, 2019

[On May 22, 2019], Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Dr. Jaspinder Komal, working in collaboration with the United States' CVO, Dr. Jack Shere, issued the following statement:

Expanded access for beef export to Japan

May 22, 2019

Please be advised that, effective May 17, 2019, Japan accepts Canadian beef derived from cattle born and raised in Canada of all ages. Cattle shall be born and raised in Canada or legally imported into Canada from a country eligible to export beef and beef products to Japan.