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Governments of Canada and Manitoba invest in on-farm beef verification program

Brandon, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - The Canadian and Manitoba governments are investing $350,000 over five years in the Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) to deliver the Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) Program, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced.
 
The VBP program is a national program that helps producers meet industry standards for food safety. In 2016, VBP expanded to include modules for animal care, biosecurity and environmental stewardship and is now called VBP+.
Source : Government Of Canada