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Latest Canadian Food Inspection Agency Stories

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

2009-03-24 08:20:14

The possibility of bacterial contamination has prompted the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to warn against eating Shefa-brand beef salami. The federal agency said Shefa Meats Ltd. of Toronto recalled lot code 2931 of the salami that has a Best Before date of Jun2 09.

2009-03-19 09:41:39

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to consumer certain luncheon meat kits and hot dogs purchased at a Guelph, Ontario, store. The CFIA, Loblaw Companies Ltd.

2009-02-26 12:37:17

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced the recall of Farmer John's Herbs-brand organic basil leaf because of possible bacterial contamination. The CFIA said Farmer John's Herbs of Canning, Nova Scotia, is voluntarily recalling all lots of its organic basil leaf produce sold in 6-gram packages

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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