Beef Recall

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6 Highlights From The AG Report

OTTAWA - Highlights of the report released Tuesday by auditor general Michael Ferguson:— The September 2012 recall of seven million kilograms of beef products from XL Foods in Alberta, the largest rec...
Alamy

One Year Later: Worries Still Linger

CALGARY - It was largely symbolic, but one year after the largest meat recall in Canadian history, the city of Brooks in southeastern Alberta held a celebration to mark the turning of a page.A huge be...
CP

Victims Want Their Cut Of Meat Packer

There are now 75 people from across the country who have joined a $17-million class-action lawsuit against the company that was behind Canada’s largest beef recall. Last fall, at least 18 cases of il...

Beware Of Burgers

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning there could be an expansion of a nationwide recall on frozen beef burgers contaminated with E. coli bacteria.Barbara Jordan, the associat...
Alamy

XL Foods Beef Is Doing Just Fine

OTTAWA - The fallout from a massive tainted-beef recall was still being felt Tuesday as the Harper government passed legislation aimed at making the food system safer.Canadian beef sales, both domesti...
AP

New E. Coli Case Related To Beef Recall

EDMONTON - A new case of E. coli has been linked to the XL Foods Inc. plant in Alberta at the centre of a massive beef recall.The Public Health Agency of Canada says the latest case is in Quebec, brin...
AP

Let The Meat Processing Begin

OTTAWA - Canada's food-safety watchdog restored the operating licence Tuesday for a southern Alberta meat-packing plant at the centre of a massive recall of tainted beef, and also launched a review of...
CP

Workers Laid Off AGAIN As Recall Expands

EDMONTON - Workers at an Alberta plant at the centre of a beef recall and E. coli scare have been laid off again as food safety officials review whether the meat packer can reopen.The 800 workers were...
Alamy

Inspections Grind To A Halt

OTTAWA - The meat processing company at the centre of an E. coli outbreak is recalling 800 workers it laid off only a day earlier, breaking an impasse that kept federal inspectors from completing thei...
CP

XL Foods Recalls 800 Employees

XL Foods management has asked 800 of the 2,000 workers that were laid off Saturday to return to work to the meat processing plant in Brooks, Alta., amid an international beef recall for E. coli contam...
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Union Surprised By XL Foods Layoffs

Staff and union officials attached to the embattled XL Foods meat processing plant in Alberta expressed shock after the company said Saturday it is temporarily laying off almost all of its employees —...
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Canadian Beef Is Safe, Says Alberta

Alberta Premier Alison Redford says a government program to help beef producers should be enough to get them through the temporary shutdown of the XL Foods plant in Brooks. Plans to gradually reopen...
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XL Foods Allowed To Partially Re-Open

The Alberta plant at the centre of an E. coli scare and massive beef recall is being allowed to resume limited operations under tougher food testing rules.But the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says...