Latest Canadian listeriosis outbreak Stories

Listeria Deaths From Tainted Cantaloupe Now At 13
2011-09-28 09:50:47

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.

2009-09-12 09:22:00

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.

2009-02-02 20:11:38

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.

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.

2008-11-23 12:34:15

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.

2008-09-12 18:00:26

Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Private Recipes Ltd.

2008-09-08 15:01:08

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.

2008-08-30 18:00:28

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.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.