Maple Leaf appoints former Tyson CEO to its board

Maple Leaf Foods announced that Tom Hayes, current president and chief executive officer of Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc., and former CEO of Tyson Foods...

Striking workers at Exceldor poultry plant reject arbitration ‘for the moment’

Source: Montreal Gazette The strike at the Quebec plant gained wide attention when it resulted in one million chickens being euthanized. Unionized workers on strike at...

Poultry Pro online training resource updated and expanded

The Poultry Pro online training resource for poultry workers has been updated to include the  most current information, and three new modules, called Poultry...

Quebec names mediator in Exceldor poultry strike

Source: Manitoba Cooperator The Quebec government has brought in a mediator to try to restart labour talks that stalled ahead of a strike at one...

Poultry Pro Online Training Resource Updated and Expanded

The Poultry Pro online training resource for poultry workers has been updated to include the most current information, and three new modules, called Poultry...

Hill Watch Agriculture Carbon Alliance

In light of recent federal announcements regarding the price of carbon, a national coalition of industry-wide farm organizations, including Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC),...

Nominations Open for Poultry Worker Award

The Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker of the Year Award Annually, the Poultry Industry Council recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the...

Have you updated your biosecurity plan recently?

As milder weather replaces the wintery conditions across Canada there will be a reemergence of new plants, animals, and insects. There will also be...

COVID-19 outbreak declared at poultry processing plant in Surrey, B.C.

Fraser Health officials have declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a poultry processing plant in Surrey, B.C. Officials say in a news release that 29 staff...

McDonald’s Canada changes chicken source due to COVID-19 disruptions

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, we are making temporary changes to our chicken sourcing. As a result of ongoing disruptions resulting from COVID-19,...
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