Government of Canada Invests in Goat Traceability and Identification

February 17, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today an investment of up to $255,487 in order to help the goat industry prepare for mandatory national identification and traceability requirements.

This investment, under the Growing Forward 2 AgriMarketing Program (Assurance Systems stream), will help the Canadian National Goat Federation (CNGF) implement a plan for a mandatory identification and traceability system under the 2015 amendment to the Health of Animals Regulations.

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