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CFIA Provides Update on Onion Recall

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OTTAWA — The onion-related food recall warning issued on Aug. 1, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional...

CFIA Expands Recall of Onions Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

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OTTAWA — On August 1, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued an expanded recall on red, yellow and sweet onions grown by Thompson International Inc....

Public Health Officials Warn Against Eating Romaine Lettuce

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ONTARIO & QUEBEC — Health officials in Canada and the U.S. are warning consumers to stop eating romaine lettuce due to a new E....

Tracing Needed for Seafood Mislabelling: ORHMA

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TORONTO — Oceana Canada recently conducted an investigation that delves into seafood fraud and found that nearly half of seafood samples tested at Canadian...

Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

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OTTAWA — North American health officials are investigating a series of recent illnesses from a dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria that may be...

Canadian Operators Are Stickin’ With Chicken

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Canadians are eating more chicken than ever. According to the Chicken Farmers of Canada Data Booklet, in 1965, the average Canadian ate 10 kilos...

CFIA Looks to Streamline Regulations Between Canada, United States

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OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking input on a new initiative that seeks to streamline regulations between Canada and the...

CFIA to Change “Local-Food” Definition

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OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has adopted an interim policy for defining local food. The CFIA intends to conduct a review, with...

The Star: Tainted Horsemeat Can Enter Food Chain

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TORONTO — The Toronto Star’s undercover reporters have allegedly uncovered an ugly truth about how tainted horsemeat can pass through the system and end...

Wynne Challenges Local-Food Definition

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TORONTO — What is “local” food? According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), it’s defined as food originating 50 kilometres from where its...