Latest Agriculture in Canada Stories

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...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.