News and Updates

Statement regarding W5’s exposé of undercover footage from Quebec farm

April 21, 2014 – As farmers, members of the Ontario Veal Association (OVA) hate to see animals mistreated. We found many of the video clips featured on W5 disturbing and they are not reflective of how farmers care for their animals. Although the OVA cannot comment specifically on the Quebec farm that was featured on […]

First Canadian producer registered on Verified Veal Program

On-farm food safety program for veal farmers ready for launch Guelph ON, April 8, 2013 – The new Verified Veal on-farm food safety program has registered its first producer. Ian Foster of Aylmer is the first veal farmer in Canada to become registered in the national program, which includes formal record-keeping and a third-party, on-farm […]

Veal industry returns a strong ‘yes’ vote

Commission recommends creation of a veal marketing board Guelph ON, April 19, 2013 – The results of the recent Producer Expression of Opinion vote, held this past March, have been released by the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission (OFPMC). The results indicate that Ontario’s veal and dairy producers overwhelmingly support the creation of a veal […]

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