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New CFIA “local food” definition is suspicious

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) new “local food” definition is suspicious, misleading and disturbing. Its sudden implementation and the misleading advantage it gives to food that isn’t really local but can be marketed as such suggest collusion with the … Continue reading

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Abbatoir rules shutting down local meat production

This letter from a livestock farmer on Vancouver Island takes me to task with a thoughtful description of how our laws, regulations and tax system make it extremely difficult to raise local meat. Hi Peter, I just finished reading your … Continue reading

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