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USMCA Deal Harmful for Canadian Turkey Farmers

October 1, 2018

MISSISSAUGA, ON October 1, 2018 – Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC) is examining the details of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), but is concerned turkey farmers and their families will be hurt by the terms of the agreement. “While we look for further details on the implications of the deal, we know that any concessions … Continued

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Turkey Farmers of Canada Demonstrates Commitment to Producing Safe, High Quality Turkey

April 24, 2018

MISSISSAUGA, ON April 24, 2018 – Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC) received full government recognition for the TFC On-Farm Food Safety Program© under the Food Safety Recognition Program (FSRP) on April 12. The recognition process is led by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), with the participation of federal, provincial and territorial governments. “This recognition … Continued

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Supply managed farm groups react to the Supreme Court Decision

April 19, 2018

We want to clearly state that milk, dairy products, eggs and poultry can, and are traded between provinces to respond to market demand. We are pleased that the Supreme Court has restored some certainty about various regulations of trade in place in Canada, including the validity of supply management. This case validates the findings of … Continued

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Turkey Farmers of Canada Statement on Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership

January 25, 2018

MISSISSAUGA, ON January 25, 2018 – Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC) is deeply troubled and concerned about the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).   “We believe this deal will harm the turkey sector,” said TFC Chair Mark Davies. “There was no need to maintain the market access levels of the original TPP, which … Continued

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