Government-Industry potato working group assembles to help affected farmers in Prince Edward Island
november 27, 2021
The Government of Canada is working with the Province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) and industry to support PEI farmers following the recent suspension of certification of fresh potatoes from PEI to the United States.
Prince Edward Island Potato Board 'shocked' by CFIA decision to suspend its Potato Exports to the US
november 23, 2021
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is shocked by the decision by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to suspend the certification of exports of all potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States of America.
CFIA announces measures to prevent spread of potato wart from PEI
november 22, 2021
Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced measures to prevent the spread of potato wart from Prince Edward Island (PEI). Potato wart is a plant disease that poses no threat to human health or food safety, but is known to decrease potato yield.
Potato buyers treated to virtual reality tour of Prince Edward Island
november 16, 2021
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is using virtual reality to remind buyers of the reasons to purchase potatoes from the Island. A dozen virtual reality kits including high-tech goggles were sent to retailers in Canada and the United States