Latest Canadian listeriosis outbreak Stories
A deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes from Colorado-grown cantaloupes has infected 72 people in the US and is responsible for 13 deaths so far.
Canada has earmarked $75 million to prevent a recurrence of a listeriosis outbreak that killed 22 and sickened hundreds more, authorities said. One year ago we were reminded that the job of keeping Canadians safe is never done.
People sickened in last year's listeriosis outbreak in Canada may get up to $125,000 each under a $27 million settlement, Maple Leaf Foods Inc. said Monday. Maple Leaf Foods said the amount each victim receives will depend on the severity of their symptoms, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
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.
Correctional institutions in the Canadian province of Ontario may have been exposed to Listeria bacteria through food products, a company says. The operator of Eurest Dining Services said while so far there have been no reported listeriosis cases in Ontario prisons, random surveillance samples of products from its food-production facility indicated traces of Listeria monocytogenes, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Private Recipes Ltd.
A Canadian woman has died of listeriosis, the first confirmed case of the food-borne illness in New Brunswick since a major food recall, officials said Monday.
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2008) - Recent news about an outbreak of listeria may have raised concerns about your pregnancy and the safety of the food you eat.
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