FCC Launches Sustainability Incentive Program Supporting Beef Sustainability Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has created a new offering to attract and recognize Canadian beef producers certified to sustainability standards set by the...
News from the beef sustainability world
Metro Ontario announced its commitment to buying three million pounds of beef from Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) certified sustainable farms and ranches by 2026 in support of responsible...
Natural areas are a climate solution. There is a growing need to consider habitats such as wetlands and grasslands as on-farm assets that provide economic benefits as well as support the resiliency of our agricultural landscapes.
In particular, wetlands stand out as a powerful defense system. They sequester carbon and filter water, support pollinators and biodiversity, and provide habitat for countless wildlife including many species at risk.
The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is pleased to announce that Loblaw Companies Ltd. is expanding its commitment to beef sustainability in Canada with a purchase of three million additional pounds of beef sourced from CRSB Certified Sustainable farms and ranches by 2023, tripling its initial purchase of one million pounds in 2020. The beef will be purchased from CRSB Certified farms in partnership with the Ontario Corn Fed beef program, according to standards set by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef.
Certified Sustainable Beef Framework Canada has extended its temporary exception for all Certification Bodies (CBs) due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Standards and Requirements have not changed, but this exception gives CBs alternative ways of verifying that these have been met, given the range of Covid-19 restrictions and impacts.
This exception will remain in effect until June 30, 2022, or until withdrawn by the CRSB, at its discretion.
Walmart Canada will purchase the largest known quantity of beef from CRSB certified sustainable Canadian farms and ranches ever sourced by a single retailer.
Beef purchased through this commitment will support the environmental, social and economic sustainability of Canadian farmers and ranchers whose operations are certified through a third-party audited system, in accordance with sustainability standards set by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB).
Calling on beef producers to contribute to sustainability benchmarking data collection.
The primary data collected from farmers and ranchers across Canada through surveys is a critical piece to the credibility and success of the environmental, land use and social Life Cycle Assessments. This data is complemented by consultations with subject matter experts and scientific data, which is used to derive the modelling assumptions for the assessment results.
Centennial Foodservice commits to certified sustainable sourcing in its Sterling Silver® Premium Beef brand
Centennial Foodservice is pleased to announce that its flagship brand, Sterling Silver® Premium Beef is supporting sustainable practices from Canadian beef farms and ranches certified to CRSB sustainability standards across all brand offerings – Sterling Silver primals, Sterling Silver portion cut steaks and Sterling Silver burgers.
Intercity Packers Meat & Seafood, Canada’s leading supplier of high-quality protein products for the food service industry, announces they are certified by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) to offer a variety of products that support Canada’s beef farmers, while providing responsibly raised products backed by a robust certification system.
Today, Chop Steakhouse & Bar expands its commitment to beef sustainability, becoming the first full-service restaurant chain to offer steaks featuring certification that recognizes sustainable beef practices. Chop continues its leadership role, extending its beef sustainability sourcing pledge across all beef menu items.