U.S. Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus Requirements / États-Unis - Exigences relatives au virus du fruit rugueux brun de la tomate

November 23, 2019

On November 15, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)  released a Federal Order regarding the importation of tomato and pepper which are hosts of the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV).

Exports grow as economy rebounds

November 22, 2019

Growth is increasingly hard to come by in this fractious world. Even so, Canadian exporters will manage to eke out gains in overall exports this year and next. That’s quite a feat, given that just a few weeks ago, world exports slid into a rare year-on-year decline. Pessimism is swirling, but Export Development Canada’s outlook argues that this is temporary.

Japan Regulation Amendments / Changement à la réglementation du Japon

November 21, 2019

On October 3, 2019 Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) issued a World Trade Organization (WTO) notification of a regulatory amendment under its Plant Protection Act to exempt certain plants and plant products from requiring phytosanitary certificates.

Certification problems- Live swine to USA/ Problèmes de certification- Porcs vivants aux États-Unis

November 9, 2019

The USDA has reported to CFIA problems with the export certificate HA1938 Export of Swine to the United States.

As stated in chapter 5, section 5.9 of the Accredited Veterinarians Manual, one of the health certificate requirement is to cross out and initial one of the following option:

China to resume imports of Canadian beef and pork

November 7, 2019

China will resume imports of Canadian beef and pork, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, some four months after Beijing blocked shipments amid an escalating diplomatic feud between the two countries.

“Good news for Canadian farmers today: Canadian pork and beef exports to China will resume,” Trudeau tweeted.