“Alberta is deeply concerned about the United States’ plans to implement ‘Product of USA’ voluntary labelling on meat, poultry and eggs derived from animals born, raised, slaughtered and processed in the United States. When this decision comes into effect in January 2026, it could disrupt the highly integrated meat and livestock supply chains that exist between Canada and the United States.

“Alberta is a world-class supplier of meat, poultry and eggs and we will always stand up for the men and women who raise, produce, and provide these quality products to consumers around the world.

“We are committed to making sure Alberta producers and processors continue to have open access to efficient, stable, competitive markets in the United States. Maintaining the integrated supply chains will provide food security for consumers and benefit the livestock and meat industries on both sides of the border.

“Alberta respects the long-standing trade relationship between our countries. We will continue working closely with the Government of Canada and the other provinces to ensure the United States understands our ongoing concerns about the impact this new voluntary labelling regulation could have on trade.”