Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Chicken Strips, Burgers Recalled Due To Possible Toxin

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada Business

Common symptoms of Staphylococcus poisoning include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and fever.

Aunt Jemima Waffles And French Toast Recalled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2017 | Canada Living

The food may be contaminated with Listeria.

Chicken Strips Sold At Costco Recalled Due To Possible Hazardous Bacteria

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2017 | Canada Business

Hampton House brand chicken strips are sold at Costco warehouses.

Canada's Farm Animals Deserve Dignity And Care In Transport

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Living
Barbara Cartwright

Change is needed in the way we think about farm animals in Canada. Transportation is the most alien and stressful experience that a farm animal will have in its lifetime. The longer and harder this experience is, the more risk there is of stress-induced illness, injury and death.

Potato Chips Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Business

The recall affects Old Dutch Cheddar and Sour Cream Potato Chips sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Northern Ontario.

Scientists Still Stumped By Tens Of Thousands Of Dead Fish In N.S.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada

Local fishermen have said they can't recall seeing herring wash up on the beaches in such large numbers.

Whirling Disease Spotted In Fish For The First Time In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

Whirling disease is caused by a parasite.

Ocean's Tuna Recalled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Business

Consumers urged to throw out or return the product.

Bird Flu Detected At Ontario Duck Farm

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada

A three-kilometre radius is under quarantine.

Food Company To Pay For Selling ‘Canadian' Produce From Mexico

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Business

The company says it was a mistake.

Costco Frozen Peas Recalled Over Possible Listeria

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada

It may look okay to eat, but can still cause serious illness.

Costco Offers Hepatitis A Vaccines Over Frozen Berry Recall

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada Living

The Public Health Agency of Canada says 13 cases of Hepatitis A have been linked to the product

Frozen Berry Mix Sold At Costco Recalled Due To Hepatitis A

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Living

The frozen berry mix is sold exclusively at Costco locations in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Canadian Grocers Totally Confident About Selling GMO Foods

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Business

And no, they won't label the products to let you know.

Chocolate Milk Recalled After Chemical Sanitizers Found

CBC | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada Business

Affects 1% chocolate milk in 200-, 473-milliletre and one-litre containers.

Contaminated Feed Caused February Mad Cow Case: Safety Watchdog

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

Humans who eat infected beef can develop variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Fewer Meat Inspectors Could Mean More Food-Borne Illnesses: Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2016 | Canada Business

WINNIPEG — The union representing Canada's meat inspectors says slaughter facilities in Manitoba are severely understaffed and public safety is at r...

Possible Salmonella Contamination Leads To Stuffed Chicken Recall

CP | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Two brands of uncooked stuffed chicken products are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection ...

CFIA Issues Baby Formula Warning

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Parents

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning parents to check baby formula packaging for signs of tampering or product substitution. “I...

Loblaws Hummus Recall Expanded To More Than A Dozen Products

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2016 | Canada Business

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Loblaw Companies Ltd. has expanded its recall of Presidents Choice hummus over toxin concerns to cover more than a dozen varieties.Th...

17 Ways the Government Is Helping Kill Wild Salmon

Jeff Matthews | Posted 05.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Jeff Matthews

In British Columbia, salmon are sacred. For centuries, they have nourished First Nations and settlers alike, and continue to sustain virtually all of the wildlife we cherish in B.C.: orcas, eagles, bears, seals and sea lions, wolves and even our forests. Wild salmon make life possible on the West Coast. So why are our federal and provincial governments trying to kill them? I do not speak of simple neglect. I mean actively working towards the destruction of wild salmon.

Is Health Canada Doing Enough to Keep Our Food Healthy and Safe?

Rachel Parent | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Rachel Parent

After my meeting with the Health Minister Rona Ambrose in November, 2014, I was under the impression that labelling genetically modified foods was up to the scientists at Health Canada. But when I asked two of Health Canada's senior officials about it, I was told that it's not a health and safety issue; therefore it is not within their mandate. Shouldn't the Ministry of Health and Health Canada be looking for conclusive proof that GMOs are safe? I think that is a better way to look out for the health of Canadians.

Government Failed To Notify Public Of Salmon Virus: Federation

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada

A conservation group is criticizing federal and provincial agencies for not publicizing a preliminary test showing the presence of a potentially deadl...

Non-Browning Apples, OK'd In Canada, Spark Debate On GMO Foods

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - As Canadian orchardist Neal Carter watched carrots go from a boring vegetable that people thoughtlessly tossed into soup to a popular on-the...

Food Watchdog Suspends Costco Canada's Fish Import Licence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2015 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Canada's food safety watchdog has suspended Costco Canada's fish import licence.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the retail giant i...