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2008-12-11 10:10:46

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people allergic to milk not to consume SunRidge Farms-brand organic dark chocolate raisins or peanuts. The CFIA and the DMR Food Corp. of Vaughan, Ontario, said the recalled products might contain milk that is not declared on the label, thereby posing a health risk to people allergic to milk protein. The SunRidge Farms-brand organic dark chocolate peanuts display UPC 6 28997 06959 8 and the raisins display UPC 6 28997 06961 1. All lots of the...

2008-12-03 13:15:47

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against consumption of Santa Lucia-brand ricotta cheese because of possible contamination. The CFIA and the manufacturer, the International Cheese Co. Ltd. of Toronto, said the cheese might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause the food-borne illness listeriosis. The recalled cheese is sold in packages of 500 grams, bears a Best Before date of 09JA01 (Jan. 1, 2009) and lot number 477. The cheese was distributed...

2008-11-13 09:25:00

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people allergic to eggs not to eat Lucerne-brand 10 percent half and half cream due to a labeling error. The CFIA said Lucerne Foods, a division of Canada Safeway Ltd., is voluntarily recalling the product because it might contain egg proteins not declared on its label, thereby posing a health risk for people allergic to eggs. The federal agency said the recalled "Lucerne 10% Half and Half Cream" is sold in 1-liter paper cartons bearing a best...

2008-10-22 12:00:35

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some ready-to-eat roast beef sold at deli counters in Ontario might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The CFUA said the ready-to-eat roast beef was sold in variable weight deli-style plastic bags at the following stores in Ontario during the time periods indicated: Sharpe's IGA, Campbellford, Oct. 3-12; Lamantia's Country Market, Lindsay, Oct. 8-21; Fisher Foodland, Cobourg, Oct. 8-17; and Campbell Metcalfe Variety, Metcalf, Oct. 2-21....

2008-10-16 12:25:00

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to drink Mengniu-brand strawberry flavor sour milk beverage due to possible melamine contamination. The CFIA said the Chinese-produced product's importer, Haofine International Trading Inc. of Edmonton, Alberta, noted the packages have no English or French on them, only Chinese characters. Being recalled are 250 milliliter packages with UPC 6923644 242930. Only packages distributed in Alberta and Saskatchewan are affected. The CFIA...

2008-10-06 15:00:40

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it's investigating a link between a U.S. E. coli outbreak and two possible cases in Southern Ontario. Michigan and Illinois officials have issued warnings concerning bagged chopped shredded iceberg lettuce distributed by Aunt Mid's Produce Co. in Detroit. The lettuce might be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. CFIA officials said they're working with the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, local public...

2008-10-03 12:00:16

Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and E.D. Smith Foods, Ltd. are warning people with allergies to fish not to consume Western Family Light Creamy Caesar dressing described below. The affected product contains fish which is not declared on the label. The affected product, Western Family Light Creamy Caesar dressing is sold in 475 mL containers bearing 0 62639 23175 0 and Best Before 09 JN...

2008-10-03 03:00:20

Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and E.D. Smith Foods, Ltd. are warning people with allergies to fish not to consume Western Family Light Creamy Caesar dressing described below. The affected product contains fish which is not declared on the label. The affected product, Western Family Light Creamy Caesar dressing is sold in 475 mL containers bearing 0 62639 23175 0 and Best Before 09 JN 03....

2008-09-27 00:00:28

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2008) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/ relations/indexaude.shtml. The consumer advisory issued on September 22, 2008 has been expanded to include all codes of the affected products as well as additional information on products distribution. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Thai Indochine Trading Inc. are advising people not to consume the Mr. Brown 3-in- 1 instant coffee products described below as...

2008-09-20 12:00:00

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2008) - Audio clips available at: www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/ indexaude.shtml. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg, milk, and soy not to consume the products described below. These products contain egg, milk, and soy which are not declared on the label. The following Baltic Bread bakery products with Best Before dates up to and including September 21, 2008 are affected by this...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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