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China reopens door to Canadian beef and pork after four-month ban

Beijing had blocked deliveries of Canadian meat in June over a batch of pork containing ractopamine, a feed additive banned in China, which was accompanied by fraudulent pork export certificates. Canada’s International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr has disputed that the pork was Canadian. In a tweet, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau credited Dominic Barton, Canada’s ambassador to China, with a role in ending the ban. (The Logic, Global News)

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