U.S. Milk Producers Chief Criticizes Canadian NAFTA Stance on Dairy

U.S. Milk Producers Chief Criticizes Canadian NAFTA Stance on Dairy

National Milk Producers Federation President Jim Mulhern late Monday criticized Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrsytia Freeland’s speech earlier in the day, declaring that Freeland wanted to have the trade relationship between the United States and Canada “both ways — free trade with the United States in areas where Canada is competitive, but high protectionist walls when it comes to keeping out U.S. dairy imports.” By: Jerry Hagstrom


Saputo Inc. Could Win Big After NAFTA Renegotiation

On July 18, the United States Congress took aim at the Canadian supply-management system. Though an explicit appeal to end the system was not present in the wording of the document, there were requests to revise key parts of NAFTA that could affect Canadian policy in this regard. By: Ambrose O’Callaghan


Dairy Farmers Of Canada Concludes Successful AGM, Elects New President Pierre Lampron

EDMONTON – Dairy farmers from across the country met in Edmonton, Alberta, from July 18 to 19, to participate in industry discussions and sessions at Dairy Farmers of Canada’s (DFC) Annual General Meeting (AGM). Business included consideration of the Canadian Healthy Eating Strategy, upcoming re-negotiations of NAFTA, the election of a new President, and the signing of the Rotterdam Declaration by the Canada dairy sector. By: Dairy Farmers of Canada


Saputo: Match milk demand, says dairy giant boss

MANAGING growth to match market demand is a wise way to ensure the future of the dairy industry is prosperous, according to the boss of Canadian dairy giant Saputo. By: SIMONE SMITH