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About the pilot project

Fulfilling a promise made at the Agriculture ministers' meeting in July 2010, the Government of Canada in partnership with provincial governments will invest up to $5 million for a series of 17 pilot projects that will help meat processors move their high-quality product across the country, while complying with national food safety standards.

A total of 17 pilots were selected across Canada. Pilot locations reflect a representative sample of species, meat processing activities and plant size. On site work at the pilot locations was completed between February to July 2011.

FPT officials collected information from non-federally registered businesses interested in participating as a pilot. They then selected pilot businesses based on a pre-established set of criteria including an appropriate representation of meat processing activities in Canada.

List of Participating Establishments

  • Brookside Abattoir/Northumberlamb - Bible Hill, Nova Scotia
  • O.H. Armstrong Limited - Kingston, Nova Scotia
  • Waddell's Inc. - Crapaud, Prince Edward Island
  • Produits de nos Grands-Mères - N. D. inc. Saint-Sévérin, Quebec
  • Abattoir Charron inc. - Saint-André-Avelin, Quebec
  • Aux Petits Délices G.T. inc. - Quebec, Quebec
  • Schinkel's Legacy - Ridgetown, Ontario
  • V.G. Packers Limited - Simcoe, Ontario
  • Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. - London, Ontario
  • Winnipeg Old Country Sausage - Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Drake Meat Processors - Drake, Saskatchewan
  • Western Prime Meat Processors - Weyburn, Saskatchewan
  • Diamond 7 - Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
  • Bens Quality Meats - Picture Butte, Alberta
  • Stawnichy's - Mundare, Alberta
  • Iron Creek Colony- Bruce, Alberta
  • Lawrence Meat Packing Co. - Dawson Creek, British Columbia
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