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Strengthening Canada’s Farmed Animal Welfare Laws

Today we’re excited to bring you a guest blog post by lawyer Anna Pippus, Director of Legal Advocacy for Mercy For Animals Canada. Anna is one of Canada’s foremost experts in farmed animal protection law, and recently presented her work on a panel on Farm Animals & the Law hosted by the Animal Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association.

Read on to find out why Anna thinks the law fails farmed animals, and what we can do about it. (more…)

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Animal Justice Canada Legislative Fund calls on Health Canada to use common sense in labelling for meat-free products

A coalition of prominent animal protection groups is urging Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to grant an immediate exemption to Field Roast Grain Meat Company to allow it to continue to sell its products in Canada. Further, the groups are urging Health Minister Rona Ambrose and CFIA President Dr. Bruce Archibald to work to reform the out-dated regulations that have caused the temporary halt in shipments.The company is the target of an archaic and unnecessary labelling provision and was forced to stop shipping its products to Canada effective immediately.

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