3 hrs ago
The Winnipeg Free Press
Toews 'disappointed' U.S., Canada at loggerheads over meat labeling regulations
Canada said Thursday that it is considering retaliatory measures against the United States in a dispute over meat-labeling rules that Ottawa and the World Trade Organization consider discriminatory.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Globe and Mail
U.S. revises meat-labelling rules to satisfy WTO
Under new regulations, all meat sold in the United States must have labels that state where an animal was born, fed and slaughtered.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Canada to target U.S. products in meat-labels dispute
Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz is pictured in October, 2012. Canada will put forward a list of U.S. products against which it wants to retaliate in a dispute over country of origin labels on meat.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Western Producer
Thriving Canadian food banks elicit mixeda
Farm Credit Canada and agriculture minister Gerry Ritz joined forces at an east end Ottawa Food Bank warehouse this week to launch a national drive away hunger campaign.a © It is a great initiative by the minister, the national farm lender and the Canadian food bank establishment.
Fri May 10, 2013
Hundreds of Agriculture Canada employees get job notices
Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz answers a question in the House of Commons. Unions representing workers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada say they are concerned about government's move away from research at the department.
Wed May 08, 2013
National Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard for the Bee Industry Released
Ottawa: Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced the release of a national biosecurity standard designed to protect bees from pests and disease.
Sat May 04, 2013
Canada and Saskatchewan Invest in Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program
Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $65 million over five years for the Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program .