At the International Livestock Congress, I spoke to Dennis Laycraft, Executive Vice President with the Canadian Cattlemans Association about the future realities of MCOOL. Many livestock producers on both sides of the border are very curious at to what will be the impact of this legislation. I have heard several Americans call MCOOL not food safety legislation but a marketing tool instead. This would be in drastic contrast to what RCALF has been arguing about. See Dennis chat about the history of MCOOL
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Manitoba lifts cosmetic pesticide ban for lawns and “low risk” areas
Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government has ditched part of the provincial cosmetic pesticide ban that was implemented in 2014. Bill 22, passed late Thursday, allows the use of Health Canada-registered pesticides on lawns, boulevards, sidewalks, right-of-ways and fairgrounds. At the same time, it expands the list of sensitive areas where pesticides cannot be used, which now…Read more »
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