A Kitchener meat packing facility that sat empty for almost three years is now up and running, about two months ahead of schedule.
A legislative committee is considering a bill that would set up a state meat inspection agency, which would also pave the way for horse slaughter in Nebraska.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced a recall of 3,170 pounds of fresh ground beef patties and other bulk packages of ground beef products that are feared contaminated with E. coli.
A new meat production facility will strengthen the local economy in Quinte West, creating at least 106 new jobs and supporting Ontario farmers.
Declining inventories for cattle and an ongoing deficit in world grain production point the way to higher beef prices.