Organizations such as the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the Animal Legal Defence Fund have tried to provide legal representation on behalf of animals.

U.S. animal rights activists test new tactics

The U.S. legal community is closely monitoring cases involving animals

Animal activists have shifted to new tactics and more have started launching lawsuits on behalf of animals. While courts in the United States have not ruled in their favour, more cases from large, well-funded animal rights groups are being filed, said Michelle Pardo, a partner in the firm Duane Morris, which defends companies against animal […] Read more

There are lots of regulations to meet in order to ship Ontario beef to China.

Beef trade interest blossoms into packing plant

Ontario woman decided to purchase a federally inspected plant when an opportunity arose to sell beef to China

Nancy Kingsley-Hu likes to think outside the meat box. Once a trader of beer, ice wine and honey to China, she came into the beef business by chance. “Some of my buyers in China were bothering me about pork and beef,” she said from her office at Mount Forest, where her meat processing company, Golden […] Read more

Mike Conlin runs a 5,000 head feedlot at Lucan, Ont., with his sons, Peter and Tom, and his parents, Tony and Mary.

Family rooted to farm for more than a century

Three generations feed 5,000 head, mostly Black Angus, in an operation that is Ontario Corn Fed Beef certified

When a family has worked the same land for more than 100 years, they develop an appreciation for past and future generations. The Conlin farm at Lucan, near London, is owned and operated by Mike and Jen Conlin and their children, along with parents, Tony and Mary Conlin, who are retiring. “I don’t think succession […] Read more