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Cargill is awarding “financial credits” for verified sustainable cattle at two of its facilities.

Sustainable beef processing expanded

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cargill will be able to source beef from farms and ranches across the country that are certified under Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef protocols. However, while the company’s processing plant in Guelph, Ont. has successfully completed certification, it was temporarily shut down on Dec. 17 after more than 80 workers contracted COVID-19. Once it is […] Read more

Anne Wasko.

Wasko new chair of Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

Reading Time: < 1 minute Anne Wasko is the new chair of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. The veteran cattle and beef market analyst works for Gateway Livestock Exchange in Taber and was the senior market analyst with Canfax for 21 years. She and her husband also run a VBP+ registered commercial cow-calf operation near Eastend, Sask., and have […] Read more

Roundtable for Sustainable Beef wants your input

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef is seeking feedback on its sustainability indicators for beef processing to ensure sustainability challenges and opportunities for this sector are addressed. The indicators reflect what will be measured to verify sustainable practices. The consultation runs until Aug. 29, and a link can be found on the home page of […] Read more