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Federally inspected slaughter plants – cattle and hog

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1 - Cattle
Number of federally inspected slaughter plants - cattle - 2007-2019
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
British Columbia 4 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2
Alberta 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 6 6 6
Saskatchewan 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1
Manitoba 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Ontario 8 7 7 8 9 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6
Quebec 7 5 5 8 6 7 5 7 8 7 5 3 3
Atlantic provinces 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total 31 24 23 26 22 21 19 24 24 22 22 20 20
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Compiled by: AAFC - Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section

Number of federally inspected slaughter plants - cattle - active listing

  • British Columbia
    • #587: KML Meat Processed Limited, Westworld
    • #748: Lambert Creek Organic Meats Ltd., Grindrod - Plant began operation in 2014.
  • Alberta
    • #021: Lacombe Meat Research Centre, Lacombe
    • #038: JBS Food Canada Inc., Brooks
    • #093: Cargill Limited, High River
    • #506: Bouvry Export Calgary Ltd., Fort Macleod
    • #657: Canadian Premium Meats Inc.
    • #794: Harmony Beef Company Ltd., Balzac
  • Saskatchewan
    • #659: Northern Natural Processing LP., Neudorf
  • Manitoba
    • #763: True North Foods, Carman
  • Ontario
    • #011: Elbee Meat Packers Ltd. – St. Helen's, Toronto
    • #051: Cargill Canada (2005) G.P. (Better Beef), Guelph
    • #099: Tri–Pet Holdings Inc. (Ryding –Regency), Toronto
    • #183: University of Guelph, Guelph
    • #656: Golden Ontario Products Inc., Mount Forest
    • #663: FGO Organic Processing Ltd., Ingersoll - Plant began operation in 2009.
  • Quebec
    • #076: Viande Richelieu Inc., Massueville
    • #466: Jacques Forget Ltée., St-Louis de Terrebonne
    • #475: Abattoir de Luceville Inc., Luceville
  • Atlantic provinces
    • #443: Atlantic Beef Products Inc., Albany, P.E.I. - Plant began operation in 2005.
Historical changes to federally inspected slaughter plants between 2002 and 2017 - cattle
  • British Columbia
    • #061: Rangeland Beef Processors Inc., Salmon Arm - Plant began operation in 2004 until 2007.
    • #181: Lawrence Meat Packing Co. Ltd., Peace River - Plant was in operation until 2010.
    • #362: Pitt Meadows Meat Ltd., Pitt Meadows - Plant was in operation until 2010.
    • #587: Medallion Meats Corporation, Falkland - Plant began operation in 2003 and closed in 2008. Then the operation resumed as KML Meat Processed Limited in 2014.
  • Alberta
    • #038: XL Foods/Lakeside Packers, Brooks - In 2014, the plant became JBS Food Canada Inc.
    • #054: Northwest Foods Inc., Edmonton - Plant was in operation until 2004.
    • #136: Sungold Specialty Meats, Innisfail - Plant began operation in 2005 until 2012. Then the operation resumed in 2014.
    • #401: XL Foods Inc. (XL Beef), Calgary - Plant was in operation until 2011.
    • #506: Bouvry Export Calgary Ltd., Fort Macleod - Plant was in operation until 2007 and then resumed in 2012.
    • #630: Ranchers Beef Inc., Balzac - Plant began operation in 2006 until 2007.
    • #748: Lambert Creek Organic Meats Ltd., Grindrod - Plant was in operation for 1 year in 2013.
  • Saskatchewan
    • #118: Corcan Agribusiness, Prince Albert - Plant was in operation until 2003.
    • #597: XL Foods Ltd. (XL Beef), Moose Jaw - Plant was in operation until 2009.
    • #659: Natural Valley Foods Inc., Moose Jaw - Plant began operation in 2006 and closed in 2007. Then the operation resumed as Northern Natural Processing LP. In May 2014, and closed in July.
  • Manitoba
    • #058: Winkler Meats Ltd., Winkler - Plant was in operation until 2010.
    • #428: Plain Processing Ltd., Carman - Plant was in operation until 2003.
  • Ontario
    • #005: Canada Custom Slaughtering Inc., Toronto - Plant was in operation until 2007.
    • #262: Gencor Foods Inc., Kitchener - Plant began operation in 2004 until 2008. Then the operation resumed as Arnold Meat Packers, Guelph for 1 year in 2011.
    • #287: St. Ann's Foods Inc., St. Ann's - Plant began operation in 2005 until 2015.
    • #418: Litt International Exports Limited, Proton Station - Plant began operation in 2004 for 1 year. Then the operation resumed as Norval Meats from 2006 until 2008.
    • #656: Frey's Custom Meats Inc., Mount Forest - Plant began operation in 2008 until 2011. Reopened as Golden Ontario Products Inc. in 2013
    • #715: Holly Park Meat Packers Inc., Caledon - Plant began operation in 2010 until 2012.
  • Quebec
    • #010: Agromex - Plant was in operation for 1 year in 2014.
    • #042: Canada Custom Slaughtering Inc., St-Louis de Gonzaque - Plant was in operation until 2003 and then resumed as Les Abattoirs Z.Billette Inc. from 2004 to 2007.
    • #053: Levinoff –Colbex, St-Cyrville de Wendover - Plant was in operation until 2012.
    • #056: Abattoir Massicotte et fils, St-Luc de Vincennes - Plant was in operation until 2005.
    • #076: Richelieu Meat Inc., Massueville - Plant began operation in 2004 until 2006, 2010, 2012 and 2014.
    • #098: Abattoir les cèdres Ltée, Les Cèdres - Plant was in operation until 2002.
    • #376: Firme Roger Dubreuil Inc., St-Hénédine - Plant began operation in 2004 until 2007.
    • #431: Les Viandes Valleyfields Inc., St-Stanislas de Kostka - Plant began operation in 2015.
    • #454: Abattoir St-Germain Inc., St-Germain-de-Grantham - Plant began operation in 2015.
    • #505: Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation Inc., St-André Avelin
    • #524: Viandes Giroux (1997) Inc., East Angus
    • #563: Viandes Abitémis Inc., Fugereville - Plant was in operation until 2003.
    • #701: Abattoirs Abramov Inc., St-Isidore-de-Laprairie - Plant was in operation for 1 year in 2010.
    • #714: Les Viandes Laroche Inc., Asbestos - Plant began operation in 2010 until 2015.
  • Atlantic provinces
    • #026: Antagonish, Antagonish, NS - Plant was in operation until 2003.
    • #095: Hub Meat Packers Ltd. - Maple Leaf, Moncton, NB - Plant was in operation until 2002.
    • #474: Garden Province Meats Inc. - Maple Leaf, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Plant was in operation until 2004.
2 - Hog
Number of federally inspected slaughter plants - hog - 2007-2019
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
British Columbia/Alberta 9 9 9 9 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Saskatchewan/Manitoba 6 6 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5
Ontario 5 6 7 7 9 6 7 7 5 5 5 5 5
Quebec 16 12 13 13 12 13 13 14 12 12 13 12 12
Atlantic provinces 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grand Total 39 36 35 34 33 30 30 30 26 26 28 27 27
Source: CFIA
Compiled by: AAFC - Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section

Number of federally inspected slaughter plants - hog - active listing

  • British Columbia/Alberta
    • #001A: Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Lethbridge, Alberta
    • #021: Lacombe Meat Research Centre, Lacombe, Alberta
    • #270A: Olymel L.P., Red Deer, Alberta
    • #513: Donald's Fine Foods, Langley, British Columbia
    • #604: Trochu Meat Processors Ltd., Trochu, Alberta
  • Saskatchewan/Manitoba
    • #007: Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Brandon, Manitoba
    • #058: Winkler Meats Ltd., Winkler, Manitoba
    • #126: HyLife Foods LP, Neepawa, Manitoba
    • #394: Thunder Creek Pork Inc., Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
    • #791: Country Meat and Sausage Inc., Blumenort, Manitoba
  • Ontario
    • #004: Fearman's Pork Inc., Burlington
    • #183: University of Guelph, Guelph
    • #391: Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd., Breslau
    • #656: Golden Ontario Products Inc., Mount Forest
    • #663: FGO Organic Processing Ltd., Ingersoll
  • Quebec
    • #009: L.G. Hébert et Fils Ltée, Ste-Hélene de Bagot
    • #010: Agromex Inc., Ange-Gardien
    • #012: Les Viandes Du Breton Inc., Riviere-du-loup
    • #080: Atrahan Transformation Inc., Yamachiche
    • #129: Supraliment S.E.C., St. Esprit
    • #147: OLYMEL L.P. (Vallée-Jonction), Vallée Jonction
    • #147C: OLYMEL L.P. (Princeville), Princeville
    • #466: Jacques Forget Ltee., Terrebonne
    • #468: OLY-ROBI TRANSFORMATION S.E.C (Lucyporc), Yamachiche
    • #475: Abattoir de Luceville Inc., Luceville
    • #484: Asta Foods Inc. / Aliments Asta Inc. , St-Alexandre
    • #524: Viandes Giroux (1997) Inc., East Angus
Historical changes to federally inspected slaughter plants between 2002 and 2017 - hog
  • British Columbia/Alberta
    • #008: J & M Meats International Ltd., Warburg, Alberta - Plant was in operation until 2010.
    • #181: Lawrence Meat Packing Co. Ltd., Peace River, British Columbia - Plant was in operation until 2010.
    • #215: Sturgeon Valley Pork, Sturgeon County, Alberta - Plant was in operation until 2012.
    • #215: Ouellette Packers 2000 Ltd. (Sturgeon Valley Pork), Sturgeon County, Alberta - Plant began operation in 2003, and in 2011, the plant became Sturgeon Valley Pork.
    • #362: Pitt Meadows Meats Ltd., Pitt Meadows, British Columbia - Plant was in operation until 2002.
    • #513: Donald's Fine Foods (Britco Pork Inc.), Langley, British Columbia - In 2011, the plant became Donald's Fine Foods
    • #604: Trochu Meat Processors Ltd. (Sunterra Meat), Trochu, Alberta - In 2011, the plant became Trochu Meat Processors Ltd.
    • #635: R 1970 Holdings Ltd. (Inland Packers), Salmon Arm, British Columbia - Plant began operation in 2006 until 2011.
  • Saskatchewan/Manitoba
    • #007B: Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba - Plant was in operation until 2008.
    • #041: Best Brand Meats (Hercules Managements Ltd.), Winnipeg, Manitoba - Plant was in operation until 2005.
    • #049: Harvest Meats Co. Ltd., Yorkton, Saskatchewan - Plant was in operation until 2009.
    • #069: Mitchell's Gourmet Foods Inc. (Maple Leaf), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Plant was in operation until 2008.
    • #118: Corcan Agribusiness, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan - Plant was in operation until 2003.
    • #126: Springhill Farms, Neepawa, Manitoba - In 2011, the plant became HyLife Foods LP
    • #394: Worldwide Pork Company Ltd., Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan - Plant was in operation until 2006. Then the operation resumed as Thunder Creek Pork Inc in 2011.
    • #428: Plains Processing Ltd., Carman, Manitoba - Plant was in operation until 2002.
  • Ontario
    • #004: Maple Leaf Food Inc., Burlington - In 2011, the plant became Fearman's Pork Inc.
    • #005: Canada Custom Slaughtering Inc., Toronto - Plant was in operation until 2006.
    • #014: Toronto Abattoirs Limited (Quality Meat Packers), Toronto - Plant was in operation until May 2014
    • #211: Bruce Packers Ltd. (Destroyed by Fire in November 2003), Paisley - Plant was in operation for 1 year in 2003.
    • #262: Arnold Meat Packers - closed, Kitchener - Plant was in operation for 1 year in 2011.
    • #419: Great Lakes Specialty Meats Ltd., Mitchell - Plant was in operation until May 2014
    • #656: Frey's Custom Meats Inc., Mount Forest - Plant began operation in 2008 and closed in 2011. Then the operation resumed as Golden Ontario Products Inc. in 2013.
    • #663: FGO Organic Processing Ltd., Ingersoll - Plant began operation in 2009.
    • #680: Cambridge Meat Packers Ltd Ltd. - closed, Cambridge - Plant was in operation for 1 year in 2011.
  • Quebec
    • #010: Agromex Inc., Ange-Gardien - Plant began operation in 2009.
    • #016: 9075-6347 Québec Inc. (Les viandes Lorraine), Lorrainville - Plant was in operation until 2005.
    • #056: Viandes Abitémis Inc., Fugereville - Plant was in operation for 1 year in 2003.
    • #081: Agromex Inc. (Nutri-Porc), St-Blaise-Sur-Richelieu - Plant was in operation until 2008.
    • #098: Qualiporc Regroupement Coopératif, Les Cedres - Plant began operation in 2006 until 2007.
    • #147: Olymel and Company Ltd., Vallée Jonction - In 2010, the plant became Olymel L.P.
    • #147C: Olymel and Company Ltd., Princeville - In 2010, the plant became Olymel L.P.
    • #320: Olymel and Company Ltd., St. Valerien - Plant was in operation until 2007.
    • #330: Les Salaisons Brochu Inc., St.Henri, Cte Levis - Plant was in operation until 2004.
    • #376: Abattoir Dubreuil Enr., Ste-Hénédine - Plant was in operation until 2010.
    • #468: 9078-7623 Québec Inc. (Lucyporc), Yamachiche - In 2011, the plant became 9071-3975 Québec Inc.
    • #475: Abattoir de Luceville Inc., Luceville - Plant was in operation until 2007.
    • #484: Aliments Asta Inc., St-Alexandre - In 2011, the plant became Asta Foods Inc.
    • #493: Abattoir St-Pascal Ltée., St-Pascal - Plant was in operation until 2007.
    • #505: Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation, St. André Avelin - Plant resumed operation for 1 year in 2009, and resumed in 2014?
    • #505: Abattoir Labrosse & Fils Inc., St-Andre Avelin - Plant was in operation until 2007?
    • #563: Viandes Abitémis Inc., Fugereville - Plant was in operation until 2002.
    • #724: Xtra Meats Inc. (Les Viandes Syrmel Inc.), Bécancour - In 2011, the plant became Xtra Meats Inc.
    • #724: Les Viandes Syrmel Inc., Bécancour - Plant began operation in 2010.
    • #735: 9181-5688 Quebec Inc. (Abattoir Lamarche), Bécancour - In operation since 2012 and relocated to Racine, Quebec in 2013?
  • Atlantic provinces
    • #026: Antigonish Abattoir, Antigonish, Nova Scotia - Plant was in operation until 2013.
    • #095: Hub Meat Packers Ltd., Moncton, New Brunswick - Plant was in operation until 2002.
    • #150: Larsen Meat Packers (Maple Leaf), Berwick, Nova Scotia - Plant was in operation until 2010.
    • #474: Natural Organic Food Group PEI Inc., Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Plant was in operation until 2008.

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