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2014-06-20 16:22:57

OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 8 additional cases that have been added to the investigation. There are now 52 cases in four provinces (BC, AB, ON, QC) involved in this investigation and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated the food recall warning to include additional information for chia seed products. Why you should take note ------------------------------ The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating...

2014-06-10 16:26:40

Information to help shape changes to food labelling in the future OTTAWA, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, released the What We Heard report on food labelling (hyperlink to the Health Canada website), which summarizes feedback from parents and consumers who participated in recent consultations to improve food labels. While many Canadians reported they find the information on current food labels useful, respondents also made a range of...

2014-06-05 12:31:36

This public health notice has been updated to include 18 additional cases that are now under investigation in four provinces: BC, AB, ON, QC. There are now 27 cases involved in this investigation and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded the food recall warning to include additional brands of sprouted chia seed products. OTTAWA, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Why you should take note ------------------------------ The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating...

2014-05-31 16:20:20

OTTAWA, May 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Why you should take note The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with Provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Health Canada to investigate nine Canadian cases of Salmonella infection linked to the consumption of dried sprouted chia seed powder. Sprouted chia seed powder is made from ground, dried chia seeds. As a part of this investigation, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a food...

Canadian E. Coli Cases Double
2012-10-08 05:07:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of people who have fallen ill after consuming contaminated beef products originating from a Canadian plant has doubled, while revelations that the facility failed to follow its own safety protocols and questions regarding health officials' handling of the situation emerged over the weekend. According to Reuters reporter Rod Nickel, there were 10 confirmed illnesses in the case as of Saturday night, including three in...

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...

2009-10-05 09:21:44

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people allergic to milk products not to consume certain Krumbleez-brand dairy-free cookies. The CFIA said some Krumbleez sprouted buckwheat and chocolate-ginger cookies contain milk that is not declared on the label. Foods Alive Canada of Grindrod, British Columbia, said the recalled cookies were distributed in British Columbia and Alberta. Officials said consumption of the product might cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in people...

2009-10-05 09:21:44

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people allergic to milk products not to consume certain Krumbleez-brand dairy-free cookies. The CFIA said some Krumbleez sprouted buckwheat and chocolate-ginger cookies contain milk that is not declared on the label. Foods Alive Canada of Grindrod, British Columbia, said the recalled cookies were distributed in British Columbia and Alberta. Officials said consumption of the product might cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in people...


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