Food Safety Canada

Three Common Cooking Mistakes That Jeopardize Food Safety

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Living

You really don't need to cool your food before refrigerating it.

Salmonella Outbreak Sends 34 To Hospital

CP | Posted 10.16.2016 | Canada

The agency is still looking for the source of the bacterial infection, which has sickened 34 Canadians across the country between June 12 and Sept. 20.

Something is Fishy at Costco

Steven Burton | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada Business
Steven Burton

Most Canadians would be surprised to learn that many small and medium-sized food companies do not have a functional food safety program in place. Many don't know how to create a food safety program. Far too many can't identify the top three hazards they must contend with or how these hazards should be controlled.

How Safe Is Organic Food Really?

Steven Burton | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Living
Steven Burton

While catastrophic food-borne outbreaks have also occurred with conventional products over the years, this case raises the question: Is organic food safe? Contamination in organic foods is a concern since organic practices revolve around cycling nutrients.

5 Ways To Tell If The Restaurant You're Eating In Is Gross

CBC | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Living

Canadians love to eat out. But getting a reservation is sometimes a lot easier than finding out how a restaurant fared on its last public health inspe...

Cracking Down On E. Coli

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - Canada's food watchdog is planning to impose tougher rules to deal with the threat of E. coli in slaughterhouses.Agriculture Minister Gerr...

Memo Reveals America's Worries About Canadian Meat

CBC | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Politics

An internal Foreign Affairs memo expressed concern that U.S. "confidence in the Canadian food safety system" could be undermined in the wake of last f...

Canada's Food Safety Rules Not Much Use If Not Followed: Experts

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada

Veteran cattleman George Graham has a common-sense solution for how to prevent a repeat of an E. coli outbreak and extensive product recall in the fal...

XL Foods Plant Conditions Still Not Safe, Union Claims

CBC | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Alberta

The union representing workers at XL Foods Inc. is calling for a public inquiry into the massive beef recall at the company's meat-packing plant in Br...

Feds Misleading Canadians On Food Safety Cuts: Union

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Business

The federal government is misleading Canadians about the changes it’s making to Canada’s food safety measures and bowing to industry pressure in i...

Tories Deny Cuts Will Hurt Food Safety

CBC | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Politics

Changes to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency will not harm the health and safety of Canadians in any way, says Canada's agriculture minister, despit...

Daniel Tencer

Tories’ Decision To Stop Policing Food Labels Threatens Canadians: Union | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Business

The federal government’s decision to stop policing nutrition claims on food labels threatens Canadians’ health and leaves consumers with little re...