Canada Food Inspection

Critical Shortage Of Meat Inspectors Putting Canadians At Risk: Union

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The union representing Canada's meat inspectors says a critical shortage of inspectors is putting the safety of consumers at risk across th...

Are Marijuana Edibles Safe To Eat?

Steven Burton | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Steven Burton

Federal regulatory authorities in Canada and the U.S. cannot police this industry since marijuana edibles remain illegal. This lack of oversight presents a serious public safety concern. The question that we as consumers should be asking is: are these new products safe to eat?

CFIA Stops Investigating Deadly Disease

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Canada's food regulator has stopped riding herd on anthrax, a disease that can kill cattle, bison, other grazing animals and, in rare cases...

'Why I Went Vegan:' Stories From Vegetarian Muslims

Anila Muhammad | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Living
Anila Muhammad

Meet a diverse group of self-identified Muslims and read stories of why they choose to become vegetarians or vegans. I hope you will be inspired by what you read and consider adding vegetarian and vegan options to your diet.

Why So Surprised I'm A Muslim Vegetarian?

Anila Muhammad | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Living
Anila Muhammad

My first glimpse into the slaughterhouse industry came when I read Fast Food Nation and discovered how animals where treated in factory farms. I was horrified to say the least. Interestingly enough, the idea of Muslims being vegetarian or vegans has prompted some debate.

What Canada's Meat Industry Needs To Do Better

CBC | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Alberta

The meat recall now underway, the largest in Canadian history, has put not only E. coli bacteria under the microscope but the meat inspection system a...

Mulcair Demands Ritz's Resignation

CBC | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Politics

The opposition in the House of Commons is demanding the federal agriculture minister's resignation. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair called on Agric...

Cuts To Increase Risk Of Listeriosis Repeat?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government's plan to slash spending on food safety could put Canadians at risk of another crisis like the deadly listeriosis...