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Checkoff now applies to imported beef

The $1 per head domestic checkoff for beef research and promotion now applies to imported cattle as well following an amendment to a Farm Products Council of Canada regulation.

Canada Beef, the country’s national promotion agency, estimates the levy will collect $800,000 annually.

“The Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC) and Canada Beef have been collaborating on finalizing this amendment for several years now,” said Canada Beef chair Chuck MacLean in a release. “This will help beef producers expand their markets and increase sales and fund research projects, as well as provide increased access to information on beef products to Canadian consumers.”

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