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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...

All Chipotle Restaurants Temporarily Closing Feb. 8

DENVER, Colo. — Every Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in North America will shut down Feb. 8 for a company-wide meeting to address food safety. Chris...

Settlement Reached In 2008 E. coli Outbreak Case

SUDBURY, Ont. — More than five years after some 200 people fell ill after consuming food at a North Bay, Ont., Harvey’s/Swiss Chalet restaurant,...

Cardinal Meats Experiences Food Recall over Beef Burgers

TORONTO — Loblaws has recalled two frozen-beef products due to possible contamination from E. coli bacteria. The affected products are Butcher's Choice hickory barbecue...

XL Foods Lays Off 2,000, Hires Back 800

EDMONTON — XL Foods temporary laid off 2,000 plant workers this past weekend, while later recalling approximately 800 of them to move forward with...

XL Foods Union Calls For Inquiry

EDMONTON — The union representing XL Foods employees is concerned about food safety at the plant and is calling for a public inquiry as...

Class-Action Lawsuit Launched Against XL Foods

EDMONTON — An Edmonton man who allegedly became ill after eating meat contaminated with E. coli produced by XL Foods has reportedly filed a...

Is Beef Recall Boosting Business For Ontario Butchers?

TORONTO — The Canadian beef recall that’s suspended the licensing operation of XL Foods in Alberta due to E.coli contamination is boosting business for...

Lick’s Not Affected by Beef Recall

TORONTO — Lick’s president, Denise Meehan, has issued a statement stating that the chain’s burgers are not affected by a sweeping beef recall issued...

E. Coli Bacteria Found in More Than 135 Products

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) has updated its ongoing investigation into beef products contaminated with potentially fatal E. coli. bacteria, issuing...