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Canadian Ministry of Agriculture Supporting COVID Protection in Plants


The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced that approximately US$60 million will be made available as emergency funding to allow processing and packing plants to purchase PPE and to install sanitation stations and protective barriers.  Applications have been approved for 32 requests valued at $8 million.  Minister Bibeau stated, “the Government of Canada will continue working with food processors to ensure the wellbeing of essential workers in food processing plants across the country.  The safety of essential workers is key to continuing to provide safe, high quality food for all Canadians.”

Minister of  Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau

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