GFM Network News


There were three pressing, immediate issues identified in our the food supply chain during the early days of the pandemic.

The food supply chain bent but did not break

But the pandemic also highlighted many weaknesses 
in a complex system with many parts

The food supply chain did not fail Canadian consumers in the first half of 2020 despite huge challenges. Yes, there were times when some product was sold out or limited, but emaciated shelves were short lived. Overall, consumers had adequate access to food and beverages from the Canadian food supply chain. The Canadian Agri-Food Policy […] Read more

Canada Beef charting its own course

Rob Meijer says straw man report offers an ‘interesting perspective’ but Canada Beef has its own plan for boosting the fortunes of the beef industry

The newly formed Council of Beef Leaders may be missing a key player when it meets later this winter. “The beef industry has enough structures and organizations and committees,” said Rob Meijer, president of Canada Beef Inc. “We’re not of the view that we need yet another one. “We are nowhere near accepting of an advisory council.” The council is one of the key recommendations […] Read more