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Health Canada plan could harm veterinary drug market, CAHI warns

Health Canada plan could harm veterinary drug market, CAHI warns

The organization says the department needs to get in step with other countries

A Health Canada plan to impose service fees on human and veterinary medicines will keep many treatments for farm and companion animals out of the country, says Jean Szkotnicki, president of the Canadian Animal Health Institute. The Canadian animal health market is 2.5 per cent of the global market and shouldn’t be treated like the


(Peggy Greb photo courtesy ARS/USDA)

EU crop chem firm takes stake in Engage Agro

A Belgian crop protection firm may bring some of its products to Canada’s vegetable, vine and corn markets as it moves to take a minority stake in Canadian crop chemical distributor Engage Agro. Belchim Crop Protection announced last week it will take a “significant” but undisclosed minority stake in Guelph-based Engage Agro for an undisclosed