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Public Health Officials Warn Against Eating Romaine Lettuce

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salmon Virus Worries Restaurateurs

NOVA SCOTIA — Some Nova Scotia foodservice operators are concerned following recent reports that specific farmed salmon in the province has been found to...

Pingue’s Passion For Prosciutto Boost Its Business

Family tradition and prized product boosts the Pingue brand profile “When I was young there was one kind of prosciutto,” Bill Buford...