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PEI Porktoberfest is coming...October 1
L-R: Melody Dover, Fresh Media; chef Jeff Budd,Factory Cookhouse; Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac ; Chef Craig O'Neill, Brothers Two; Paul Larson, PEI Hog Committee Board

PEI Porktoberfest returns for its 4th annual celebration of PEI pork. Using bacon as the signature ingredient, 25 Island restaurants have created one-of-a-kind Ultimate Bacon Sandwiches in hopes of winning the 'Best PEI Porktoberfest Chef' title.

Celebrating PEI Fall Flavours Festival - September 4 - October 4
2015 Fall Flavours Festival gets underway September 4th with Signature Events hosted by popular Food Network personalities!

Enjoy the authentic tastes and traditions of Prince Edward Island. Your culinary journey will take you across the Island to enjoy incredible food, delightful venues, entertaining hosts and one of a kind experiences.

PEI Food Product of the Year - Kevin Carver, PEI Berries Ltd.
L-R: Jim Smith, PEI BioFoodTech; John Rowe, chair Food Island Partnership; Kevin Carver, PEI Berries Ltd; Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Alan McIsaac and Peter Crooks, Canada's Smartest Kitchen.

Food Island Day was a one-day symposium hosted by the Food Island Partnership to bring together food processors, growers, exporters, food tourism operators and industry associations to learn more about emerging food trends, best practices and networking with others in the industry.

New partnership sets the stage for Canada’s Food Island
L-R: Premier Wade MacLauchlan, Honourable Heath MacDonald and Honourable Alan MacIssac

A new industry led, government supported partnership will engage primary industries, food producers, culinary experts and research institutions to expand food exports, create new products and cement Prince Edward Island’s reputation as a world class producer of food and leading culinary destination.

Province to enact new Animal Welfare Act
L-R: Mary Robertson, Dr. Marti Hopson, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, J. Alan McIsaac, Dr. Alice Crook, Marla Somersall and Donna Marie.

The new Animal Welfare Act will modernize the province’s animal welfare legislation and improve the ability of provincial authorities to act in cases of animal neglect or abuse.

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