Latest Canadian Food Inspection Agency Stories

2009-07-09 09:06:23

People with milk allergies should avoid eating Treasure Mills-brand brownie bars, which are being recalled, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency warns. The CFIA said Treasure Mills Inc.

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...

2009-06-29 08:34:08

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with sensitivity to sulfites not to consume Sweet Potato Slice, a product of China. The CFIA said the product might contain sulfites that are not declared on the label. The recalled product -- manufactured by Zhongshan Kaxing Industry & Trade Co.

2009-06-16 09:58:35

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a warning about consuming Our Father's Farm-brand apricot kernels in excessive amounts. The CFIA said Our Father's Farm Ultra Bitter Apricot Kernels contain a natural toxin called amygdalin, which might cause acute cyanide poisoning. The federal agency said the product has been distributed in Ontario and might have been sold nationally. Bitter apricot kernels naturally contain a compound called amygdalin, which has the potential to release...

2009-04-28 08:00:36

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against eating Piller's Taste Better than Bacon brands of smoked ham or turkey bacon due to a health risk. The CFIA and Piller Sausages and Delicatessens Ltd. said the products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

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.

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.

2009-04-08 08:11:31

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Canada Safeway Ltd. are recalling some Safeway-brand ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination. The CFIA said the lean ground beef affected by the recall was sold at some Canada Safeway stores in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Northeastern Ontario.

2009-04-02 08:33:15

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people allergic to egg protein not to consume certain Chocolaterie de l'Ile d'Orleans-brand products. The CFIA and the Quebec manufacturer say decorated chocolate figurines sold by the company have colored eyes, hearts and flowers that contain undeclared egg protein.

2009-03-25 09:55:13

A Canadian public interest group in Ottawa says the national food safety agency is inconsistent in issuing recalls for problems found in bottled water. The Polaris Institute used access to information laws to research the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's response to such things as bacterial, arsenic

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