A 24-year-old Mexican worker, with an underlying health condition, passed on June 5. Mass testing for COVID-19 is now planned for all 8,000 workers in the region.
Due to COVID-19, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency is likely delaying several re-evaluation decisions. Growers should note that some of those decisions impact horticultural products.
Fred Webber, the president of the Dispute Resolution Corporation, cautions growers as the pandemic continues from weeks to months. Unresolved financial matters must come to DRC within nine months or else DRC has no authority to address them.
As early as January 27, the CEO of Sobeys and his team were in crisis mode with the decision to order Plexiglass for all its stores. The trigger? The first presumptive case of coronavirus in Canada.
Temporary foreign workers are acquiring COVID-19 infection in the community, not bringing it from home countries noted Dr Wajid Ahmed, medical officer for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, in a June 5 news conference.
Potatoes are spoiling in New Brunswick storages – enough to fill 700 transport trailers. That’s why farmers are asking for swift federal support to dispose the perishable commodity.
The October 7-8, 2020 trade show for the Canadian Greenhouse Conference has been cancelled. However, virtual speaker sessions are planned.
SKUfood.com is hosting a four-part series about Internet marketing specifically for the food and beverage sector. The series runs every Wednesday, starting June 3.