Items Tagged with 'CFIA'


CFIA seeks to fine meat processing plants for food safety violations

March 25, 2014
The government’s new authority would help it to protect consumers, it said.
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Dreaming the Impossible dream

June 6, 2013
The CFIA and USDA are making wonderful strides in engaging industry towards best practices.
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Until the next time

February 6, 2013
Cardinal Meats experienced its first recall in 2007. The details surrounding the recall were typical for a burger processor: We unknowingly purchased boneless beef from a CFIA approved supplier – this meat was contaminated with E.coli O157:H7.
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Inspectors told to ignore contamination at XL Foods plant: report

November 29, 2012
CTV News is reporting that federal beef inspectors working at the XL Foods Alberta beef plant that was at the center of a massive recall were told to ignore contamination on carcasses being processed for sale in Canada.
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Canadian inspectors halt operations at Alberta meat plant

November 26, 2012
Capital packers detected the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes on the sleeve of one of its employees and notified the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
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XL Foods inspection reveals more food safety problems

November 5, 2012
There have been some observations made by CFIA that resulted in the CFIA issuing new Corrective Action Requests (CARs) to XL Foods Inc. since the plant reopened.
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USDA to conduct audit of CFIA

October 16, 2012
The audit – the first one in three years – will include a visit by USDA inspectors to the XL Foods facility.
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CFIA:XL Foods facility to open within days

October 1, 2012
Richard Arsenault, director of the CFIA's meat programs division, said first XL Foods needs to implement at its Brooks plant new data analysis procedures.
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Canadian beef recall expands

March 21, 2012
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Tuesday widened an existing warning on frozen burgers and steakettes to now include more than 135 different products, due to the possibility they are contaminated with E. coli.
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Where’s your Bobby Baun, EH?

December 8, 2011
Recently there was a vote in Canada. Surprise, surprise, it was to choose the greatest hockey player. Those voting were to consider who displayed the greatest skills, courage, teamwork and—most of all—the greatest leadership.
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