BSE Update: Canada Announces New Strategy

CANADA - The Government of Canada is pleased to announce that the implementation of the national Repositioning the Livestock Industry Strategy is fully underway. The $488 million strategy was first announced on September 10th by Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Andy Mitchell. The strategy is aimed at assisting Canada's beef and cattle industry in repositioning itself to ensure its long-term viability in light of the ongoing BSE situation. Quick implementation of many of the strategy's components is indicative of the high level of cooperation taking place between governments and industry.

Source: Cattle Network
calendar icon 29 October 2004
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