Tag: Jeffrey Fitzpatrick-Stilwell

TWORA — McDonald’s Beef, Glyphosate Stalemate & #BeGrainSafe — June 9

Glencore is selling off another chunk of its stake in Viterra, while G3 has received approval to build a new grain terminal at the Port of Vancouver. The stalemate over glyphosate continues in the EU, hog farmers in Western Canada are concerned about a new outbreak of PED virus, and RealAgriculture is helping raise funds… Read more »

McDonald’s Celebrates the Completion of Verified Sustainable Beef Pilot Project

“We did it! We did it,” exclaimed Francesca Debiase, chief supply chain and sustainability officer for McDonald’s, pumping her hands through the air, at yesterday’s celebration of the conclusion of McDonald’s Verified Sustainable Beef (VSB) Pilot in Calgary. “Several years ago, McDonald’s supply chain made a really interesting discovery,” Debiase explained, “and that discovery was… Read more »

McDonald’s Seeking Canadian Producers for Sustainable Beef Pilot Project

As part of McDonald’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Framework, the company has commited to begin purchasing a portion of verified sustainable beef in 2016. Using principles and criteria approved by the Global and Canadian Roundtables for Sustainable Beef, the company is currently recruiting for the pilot project. “When you look at consumer data, there’s… Read more »