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Canadian Meat Industry Notes Entry into Force of CETA: Awaits Resolution of Technical Barriers

September 21, 2017

The timely resolution of two technical barriers are particularly important to enabling full implementation of the CETA. One provision pertains to the location at which the EU health mark label is applied to boxes of meat. Currently, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) requires the application of the EU health mark label to the boxes before they become eligible for export to the EU. The industry believes this administrative inconsistency should be immediately resolvable by Canada’s regulatory authorities.

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NAFTA Changes U.S., Canada Leaders Say Could Help Beef Trade

August 25, 2017

Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, vice president, government affairs: “But for us, we want to make sure the basic provisions that allow the full, unfettered access stay in place. That’s what we are pushing for.”

Moving forward, leaders are confident beef and cattle trade will remain in a good position.

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