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2009-02-25 09:55:00

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says certain Maple Leaf and Shopsy's-brand hot dogs might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The CFIA is warning against consuming Maple Leaf Hot Dogs Original with a Best Before date of 09 AL 23 or Shopsy's Deli-Fresh All Beef Frankfurters with Best Before dates of 09 AL 22 or 09 AL 23. The products were distributed in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The manufacturer, Maple Leaf Consumer Foods,...

2009-02-18 14:20:38

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against consumption of Kanata Smoke House-brand smoked Atlantic salmon due to possible contamination. The CFIA said the salmon might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause the foodborne illness listeriosis. Officials said food tainted with the bacteria might not look or smell spoiled, but can cause serious conditions, especially in elderly or pregnant people. The recalled product bears UPC 8 19269 00350 5, a Best Before date...

2009-02-03 12:03:06

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people allergic to dairy products not to consume Summersweet-brand lobster and shrimp dip. The CFIA said the manufacturer, Charcuterie La Tour Eiffel Inc., says the recalled product contains milk that is not declared on the label, posing a health risk for people allergic to milk protein. The lobster and shrimp dip package bears UPC 0 67950 00103 7, lot code 751353 and a Best Before date of 09FE12 -- Feb. 12, 2009. It was distributed in Quebec and...

2009-01-27 10:45:59

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to consume certain Hygaard-brand sandwich products because of possible bacterial contamination. The CFIA and Hygaard Fine Foods of Alberta said the recalled Lumberjack subs and Little John submarine sandwiches might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products have a best before date of Jan. 30, but the date may appear as JAN 30 or 30-01-91 on the labels. The sandwiches were distributed in Alberta, British...

2009-01-25 14:01:48

The operator of a Toronto deli products plant said it is being investigated for a second time after some items were found to contain listeria bacteria. A spokeswoman for Maple Leaf Foods Inc., which was investigated following a 2008 listeria outbreak, confirmed an unspecified number of deli items tested positive for the pathogen, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Sunday. Spokeswoman Linda Smith added that the company was fully cooperating with Canadian Food Inspection Agency...

2009-01-21 15:01:06

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against consumption of certain leeks due to possible bacterial contamination. The CFIA and Les Cultures de Chez Nous Inc. of Sainte-Brigitte-des-Saults, Quebec, said the leeks might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes that can cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness. Being recalled are the company's sliced leeks with a UPC of 6 61999 00250 7or 6 61999 00750 2 and a best before date of 27-01-02. The products were distributed in New...

2008-12-18 14:11:38

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to eat Old Style-brand pork loin chops or chicken breasts due to possible contamination. The CFIA said Old Style Smoked Pork Loin Chops and Old Style Thin Sliced Chicken Breasts might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause the food borne illness listeriosis. The chops bearing UPC 6 28292 800045 2 display a Best Before date of "09JA23, while the chicken breasts bear UPC 6 28292 50002 4 and a Best Before...

2008-12-18 12:03:58

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to consume Lychee Flavor Nata De Coco in Konnyaku Jelly due to a choking hazard. The product, a mini cup desert imported from Japan, was sold in plastic bags with Japanese text and a bilingual sticker describing the product. Each bag contains 12 mini cups and bears UPC 4 560124 220389. The affected mini-cup jelly product is about the size of coffee creamer with rounded edges. It contains a flavored center. The product was imported...

2008-12-15 11:54:36

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning against consumption of Old Style-brand pastrami because of possible contamination. The CFIA said the product, manufactured by Mariposa Meats Ltd. of Mississauga, Ontario, might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause listeriosis. The recalled Old Style Pastrami was sold in 450-gram packages bearing a sell-by date of 09JA15, Jan. 15. The product was distributed in Ontario.

2008-12-11 14:04:38

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to eat Cropwell Bishop Creamery-brand blue Stilton cheese due to possible bacterial contamination. The CFIA said the cheese product imported from England might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The cheese is sold nationally through Costco Wholesale stores. All sizes of the Cropwell Bishop Creamery Finest Blue Stilton Cheese bearing a Best Before date 08/DE/12 are affected by the warning. Food contaminated with Listeria...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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