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Niagara Falls, ON– Two of the four major land crossings from the US into Canada in the Niagara Region are unattended by inspectors from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, leaving agricultural producers in the region wide open to pests and diseases that could devastate the industry and threaten Canada’s bio-security.
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Speaking notes for Bob Kingston, President, Agriculture Union – PSAC and Rob MacDonald, Regional Vice President for Ontario, Agriculture Union – PSAC .
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Food Safety in the News:
The union representing Canada’s meat inspectors claims that planned budget cuts will result in the spread of more food-borne diseases across the country.
The union representing Canada’s meat inspectors says slaughter facilities in Manitoba are severely understaffed and public safety is at risk.
All federal meat inspection teams responsible for overseeing slaughter plants in Ontario are operating short-staffed — a situation that is putting food safety in the province at risk, Canada’s agriculture union charged Tuesday.