Have Your Say
Provide input into Federal Regulations that have implications for farming and pesticide use:
Don't Label My Beef - https://www.dontlabelmybeef.ca/
This campaign allows anyone to support the Canadian beef industries fight to keep health warning labels off of ground beef.
"Health Canada is proposing regulations that would require ground beef sold in stores to carry a “high in” saturated fat warning label. This could lead consumers to believe that ground beef is unhealthy when in fact, it’s a nutrient-rich, wholesome source of protein that Canadians rely on.
Ground beef is a foundational food for Canadian families and a staple in households from coast to coast to coast. It’s one of the most affordable, convenient, and accessible sources of proteins available to Canadians.
Now, more than ever, we need to ensure Canadians continue to have access to affordable, accessible, and whole, nutritious foods, like ground beef. With inflation costs and food prices rising, we can’t afford Health Canada’s proposed warning label on ground beef. It risks affordability and has far-reaching negative economic and nutritional impacts on Canadians, especially the most vulnerable."
Pest Control Products Act - Public Consultation
Online consultation process for the proposed changes has been extended until June 30, 2022 and can be found at the following link: Consultation on Further strengthening protection of health and the environment: Targeted review of the Pest Control Products Act, Discussion Document DIS2022-01 - Canada.ca
Health Canada is proposing changes to the current Pest Control Products Act and the process opens the door to public opinion and special interest group campaigns to slow down or impede pesticide registrations. The current system is considered science based, and relies on testimony and evidence from experts in the field.
Advancing Agriculture is a website (https://www.advancingagriculture.ca/ag-take-action) created by Canadian national crop commodity groups to make it easy to participate in this consultation by generating letters addressed to the PMRA and automatically sending them to the correct place. Participants are asked for their name, postal code and are able to either send the letter that is already drafted or customize the letter before sending. This can be done on the computer or from a mobile device.
"The Government of Canada is considering changes to Canada’s world-class pesticide regulatory system. Now is the time to make your voice heard and let the government know that the agriculture industry needs a science-based regulatory system that supports innovation to contribute to global food security, drive greater sustainability and compete on the world stage."