News from the beef sustainability world

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expands its commitment to beef sustainability

Chop Steakhouse & Bar expands its commitment to beef sustainability

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.

 

Covid-19 Exception Policy extended for the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework

Covid-19 Exception Policy extended for the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework

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. 

Ducks Unlimited Canada applauds Walmart Canada and the CRSB on new sustainable partnership

Ducks Unlimited Canada applauds Walmart Canada and the CRSB on new sustainable partnership

Canada’s cattle farmers and ranchers are once again being recognized for their commitment to sustainability through a new partnership between Walmart Canada and the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB). Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is a proud and active supporter of the CRSB and calls the collaboration an important win for environmental stewardship.

Gordon Foodservice commits to beef sustainability

Gordon Foodservice commits to beef sustainability

Gordon Food Service Canada Ltd. is very proud to announce that we have incorporated sustainable sourcing for our Gordon Choice boxed beef program, the first to do so in Canada. This means that we support sustainable beef practices in Canada through sourcing a minimum of 30% of the beef for the Gordon Choice line of beef products from CRSB Certified Sustainable farms and ranches across Canada. We invite our customers to join us in our beef sustainability journey, show how you value improvements being made, and help recognize the leadership of Canadian beef to consumers across Canada.

Notice of Extension: Temporary Exemption for Certification Bodies

Notice of Extension: Temporary Exemption for Certification Bodies

CRSB is extending its temporary exception for Certification Bodies due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

This temporary exception allows for auditing to the Sustainable Beef Production Standard and Chain of Custody Requirements, to be conducted remotely, at the discretion of the Certification Body. 

McDonalds Canada now with sustainable sourcing in its Quarter Pounders

McDonalds Canada now with sustainable sourcing in its Quarter Pounders

Earlier this year, McDonald's Canada announced to the Canadian beef industry that it would be expanding its commitment to beef sustainability by implementing sustainable sourcing to its Quarter Pounder line of burgers. That promise has come to fruition with a full scale advertising and marketing campaign this week, including in-store marketing and burger packaging.