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Industry takes stock of achievements guided by the National Beef Strategy

By CRSB on 2018-54-4

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Beef Advisors today released a status update on the 2015-19 National Beef Strategy. The report summarizes progress towards achieving the outcomes outlined in the Strategy since its launch. As of June 2018, 15% of outcomes have been completed; 5% are in progress (have an end); 61% are ongoing (and expected to continue); 7% have not been started (primarily due to funding constraints); 8% need modification; and 5% have mixed status (due to multiple objectives at different stages).

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CRSB Elects 2018-19 Council

By CRSB on 2018-54-24

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef is pleased to announce the 2018-19 CRSB Council elected at its Annual General Meeting on Sept. 20 in Calgary AB.

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CRSB Certified logo for beef sustainability now available for the Canadian marketplace

By Andrea White and CRSB on 2018-0-20

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) has released its Certification Marks and Communications, Claims and Labelling Guidefor use in the Canadian marketplace. As a global leader in beef sustainability certification, CRSB’s Marks and accompanying Claims provide consumers with assurances that companies are sourcing at least 30% of their beef from Canadian farms and ranches certified against CRSB sustainability standards.  The standards and assurance system were first released in December 2017, and recognize sustainable practices across all five principles of sustainability: natural resources, animal health & welfare, people and community, food, and efficiency & innovation.

McDonald's now serving beef sourced from CRSB-Certified Operations

By CRSB on 2018-0-29

CRSB is pleased that McDonald's Canada is the first company to use the CRSB's Certification Mark, beginning with its Angus beef line of burgers in restaurants across Canada.  

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McDonalds Canada to serve Canadian beef from certified sustainable farms & ranches

By CRSB on 2018-23-11

TORONTO, July 11, 2018 /CNW/ - In a major nod to the quality of Canadian beef, McDonald's Canada announced today that it will be the first company in Canada to serve Canadian beef from certified sustainable farms and ranches, beginning with its Angus line-up.   

SAVE THE DATE: CRSB Annual General Meeting September 19-20, 2018 in Calgary AB.

By CRSB on 2018-44-14

The CRSB is pleased to announce it will hold its 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) September 19-20, 2018 at the Sheraton Suites Eau Claire in Calgary AB.

Continuous Improvement Projects Survey

By Brenna Grant on 2018-43-14

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) has a vision to be the go-to forum for sustainability conversations. Part of this work includes communicating the continuous improvement of the Canadian beef industry's sustainability.  Recognizing that there are multiple players in this field, CRSB has a role in communication and coordination. In order to support improvements in future updates of the National Beef Sustainability Assessments (NBSA), CRSB is looking to profile projects that build on the following goals identified in the National Beef Sustainability Strategy.

SK. Stockgrowers and Grasslands National Park collaborating to enhance Species at Risk Habitat

By CRSB on 2018-0-11

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) and Parks Canada’s Grasslands National Park (GNP) are teaming up to collaborate on a unique grass bank pilot project to conserve habitat for species at risk, particularly the Greater Sage-grouse, Sprague’s Pipit, and Chestnut-collared Longspur.

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U.S. Beef Industry Leaders Release First-Ever National Framework for Beef Sustainability

By CRSB on 2018-0-3

The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) today opened a 60-day public comment period on the group’s Sustainability Framework.

The USRSB Sustainability Framework is a set of resources developed to assist ranchers, cattle auction markets, feedyards, packers, processors, and retail and food service organizations in their efforts to continuously improve the sustainability of U.S. beef.

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Cargill Canadian beef sustainability pilot yields positive Q1 results

By CRSB on 2018-0-15

(Winnipeg, Canada) March 15, 2018 – The first three months of Cargill’s Canadian beef sustainability pilot project yielded encouraging results, proving the model works and demonstrating significant potential to scale...