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2010-02-25 06:32:00

-- Allows Export of Neovasc Tissue Products to Europe as an Intermediate Product Used in the Manufacture of Implantable Medical Devices -- TSX Venture Exchange: NVC VANCOUVER, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC), today announced that it has received Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) approval to export its processed pericardial tissue products to Europe as an "intermediate product" under the requirements of Annex I of EC Regulation # 2007/2006. This approval allows...

2009-08-27 09:13:29

Canadians with almond, egg, milk, peanut or soy allergies are being warned not to eat certain Lotte-brand products because of a labeling error. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Lotte-brand Kancho snacks and Margaret cookies might contain allergens that are not listed on the label. The CFIA said the recalled products are known to have been distributed in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, but they might have also been nationally. The importer is voluntarily recalling the...

2009-08-17 16:08:29

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Haitai and Lotte brands of cookies and crackers. The CFIA said the recalled products, imported from Korea, contain milk which is not listed on the ingredients label. The cookies and crackers are known to have been distributed in Ontario, Alberta and New Brunswick, but the CFIA said they might have also been distributed nationally. Consumption of the products could cause a serious or life-threatening...

2009-07-01 11:40:21

A dead brown cow found washed up on the shore of Canada's Vancouver Island created a two-day bureaucratic impasse over whose responsibility it was to remove. The cow city workers dubbed Cuddles was reported to the city of Victoria during the weekend and staff immediately ran into trouble trying to arrange for its disposal, spokeswoman Katie Josephson told the Victoria Times-Colonist. Apparently a cow is a special animal, she said. Staff contacted the federal Department of Fisheries and...

2009-04-13 11:12:10

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Choripdong-brand rice puffs or Bergen-brand almond cookies. The CFIA said all codes of the Choripdong-brand biscuits (rice puffs), a product of Korea, contain undeclared peanuts and sesame. The product was known to have been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta; however, the federal agency said it's likely it was distributed nationally. The Bergen brand of almond cookies, a product of Poland,...

2009-04-09 08:49:51

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against consumption of So Good-brand creamy vanilla non-dairy frozen dessert due to a labeling error. The CFIA said the manufacturer, Soya World Inc. of Vancouver, said the product contains milk protein that is not declared in the ingredients listing. The So Good Creamy Vanilla Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert is sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The CFIA said people with allergies to milk proteins might suffer a serious or...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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