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Liberals announce National Food Policy

On April 26th, 2010 , Michael Ignatieff announced that a future Liberal government would adopt a National Food Policy.

You can find details of the policy posted on the website of  Dr. Carolyn Bennett, M.P.  Media coverage of the announcement is linked under "Food News"  lower on this page.

Have your Say on Food Labelling

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is holding an online consumer
consultation on "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" labelling
requirements. The consultation will be available until May 16, 2010.

April 17 - 21 - European voices against Canada-Europe free trade

There will be events April 17-21 in Halifax, Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto with reps from Via Campesina, Attac-France and Public Services International , speaking about farming, GMOs and trade. The Canada-Europe Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Ottawa form an attack on Canadian and European farmers and the right to save seed!