E Coli Beef Recall

Blame Laid For Massive Beef Recall

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - Nearly a year after tainted Alberta beef sickened 18 people, briefly blocked exports to the U.S. and cast doubts on the safety of Canada's fo...

XL Foods Beef Is Doing Just Fine

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The fallout from a massive tainted-beef recall was still being felt Tuesday as the Harper government passed legislation aimed at making the f...

XL Foods Beef Starts To Enter Marketplace

CBC | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

The plant at the centre of an extensive beef recall has resumed shipping products for the first time since an E. coli outbreak forced its closure in S...

New E. Coli Case Related To Beef Recall

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

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...

Does Tenderized Beef Need Labels? Ritz Speaks

CBC | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Alberta

Canada's agriculture minister is weighing in on the heightened E. coli risk in mechanically tenderized meat and what options are being explored. ...

Unaffected Alberta Meat Plant Steps Up Production In Light Of Massive Recall

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - As questions remain about when or if the packing plant at the centre of an E. coli outbreak and beef recall will reopen, another meat compa...

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...

Saskatchewan E. Coli Scare Not Linked To Recall

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The owners of an Alberta plant behind a massive recall of beef products say they have fixed the problems that forced food safety officials ...

XL Foods Workers Speak Out.. And It's Not Pretty

CBC | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada Alberta

The union representing XL Foods workers, as well as several former and current employees, say food safety was regularly jeopardized inside the Brooks,...

Redford Questions Testing At Meat Plant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Premier Alison Redford wants answers over some aspects of testing as concerns over E. coli in beef from a southern Alberta meat-packing pla...

So No Beef.. But What About The Workers?

CBC | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

People living in Brooks want to hear what’s being done about the future of the people who work at XL Foods. The southern Alberta meat p...

Ritz Says Tainted Plant Won't Re-Open

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The company at the centre of Canada's latest E. coli scare took responsibility for the problem Thursday as Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz st...

Alberta Beef Is Safe, Touts Redford

CBC | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada Alberta

As more beef products were recalled Sundayover E. coli concerns, Premier Alison Redford touted the safety and quality of Alberta beef. The...

Burgers, Steakettes Recalled Over E. Coli Fears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to eat certain beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria...