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China lifted its ban on Canadian pork, beef exports


November 5, 2019
By Global News

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China’s ban on imports of Canadian pork and beef is now lifted, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Trudeau announced the lifting of the suspension that was put in place by China roughly four months after officials there said customs inspectors had found traces of a banned animal feed additive called ractopamine in a shipment of pork claiming to be from Canada. Since then, the Canadian meat industry has lost between $300 million and $500 million in exports due to China’s ban over the last four months. | READ MORE