Food In Canada

  • Managing Product Recalls

    October 13, 2009 by Food in Canada

    There is a global legislators’ move towards greater enforcement of accountability to manufacturers, importers, and distributors of consumer products, which may be attributed to numerous product recalls with public safety concerns in recent years.  The Government of Canada is evaluating

  • CFIA updates listeria testing procedures

    April 24, 2009 by Food in Canada

    In late February, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) updated the Manual of Procedures on Listeria. The result was tougher listeria testing rules for ready-to-eat (RTE) meat plants. The changes took effect April 1. Main changes The main changes are:

  • Feds and provinces need to clarify roles and responsibilities, says Ontario’s chief medical officer of health

    April 24, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, released his own report in April on the 2008 Listeriosis outbreak. Controversy The report caused some controversy after it was released. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the Public Health Agency of

  • Feds release assessment of 2008 Listeriosis outbreak

    April 21, 2009 by Food in Canada

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) each released their Lessons Learned Reports. The reports come after a thorough review of how each office handled last year’s listeriosis outbreak. What they

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