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Government of Canada Invests to Strengthen the Dairy Industry

 Quebec City, Quebec – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Canadian milk and dairy products are world-renowned for their excellence, variety and high-quality, thanks to farmers and processors who follow the highest standards for safety, quality, and animal welfare. A strong and competitive dairy industry is vital to Canada’s prosperity, creating good jobs, growing the middle class, and bringing high-quality dairy products to the tables of consumers here in Canada and around the world.

Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, speaking at the Dairy Farmers of Quebec Annual General Meeting, today announced an investment of over $2.2 million under the Growing Forward 2, AgriMarketing Program, to assist the Dairy Farmers of Canada roll out an on-farm customer assurance program and a national traceability system for the dairy sector.

Source : Government of Canada