Xl Foods Beef Recall

Settlement In Major Class-Action Suit

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Lawyers have brokered a tentative deal to settle part of a class-action lawsuit filed over an E. coli outbreak and the largest meat recall ...

Even Americans Are Getting In On This Massive Lawsuit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A judge has approved a class-action lawsuit against an Alberta company involved in the largest meat recall in Canada's history.Edmonton law...

One Year Later: Worries Still Linger

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

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 c...

What The New Owner Of Infamous XL Foods Plant Has To Say

CBC | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

Several community leaders got their first tour of the former XL Foods meatpacking plant in Brooks since the site closed last year during the largest b...

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 Review Panelist Will Make How Much Per Day?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - It will cost taxpayers up to $3,500 a day, plus expenses, for a panel to review the E. coli outbreak at an Alberta meat plant last fall.The f...

Ottawa Launches XL Foods E. Coli Beef Review

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The federal government has launched a review of the E. coli outbreak last fall that sickened 18 people and led to the largest beef recall in ...

XL Foods SOLD

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta meat-packing plant that was at the centre of the largest meat recall in Canadian history has been acquired by the subsidiary of ...

Food Safety Problems Brewed At XL Foods For Months Before Outbreak

CBC | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

An Alberta meat-processing plant at the centre of Canada's largest beef recall was ordered to address serious problems six times in the months leading...

Shipment To U.S. Can Resume For Troubled Beef Plant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - An Alberta meat plant involved in a massive recall of tainted beef over E. Coli concerns is once again being allowed to ship products to the ...

U.S. Management Gives Beleaguered Brooks Beef Plant New President

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

BROOKS, Alta. - A company that took over a southern Alberta beef plant during a tainted beef crisis has appointed a president for its Canadian operati...

More E. Coli Linked To XL Foods Plant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A new case of E. coli has been linked to the XL Foods beef plant at the centre of an extensive product recall.The Public Health Agency of C...

CFIA Orders XL Foods Plant To Fix Problems

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

BROOKS, Alta. - Trouble continues for an Alberta meat plant as it tries to resume normal processing under the watchful eye of federal food safety insp...

Let The Meat Processing Begin

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - Canada's food-safety watchdog restored the operating licence Tuesday for a southern Alberta meat-packing plant at the centre of a massive rec...

XL Foods Dumps E.Coli Tainted Meat At Landfill

CBC | Posted 12.21.2012 | Canada Alberta

XL Foods is dumping beef tainted with E.coli into a landfill in Brooks, Alta. The company took about 1.3 million pounds of frozen beef to...

B.C. Residents Sue XL Foods

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two British Columbians who claim they fell ill after eating E. coli contaminated beef from XL Foods have filed lawsuits, including a class...

B.C. Residents Sue XL Foods

CBC | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A 15-year-old boy from Nanaimo and a Vancouver woman are suing XL Foods, which owns the Alberta-based meat packing company at the centre of an interna...

Union Surprised By XL Foods Layoffs

CBC | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada Alberta

Staff and union officials attached to the embattled XL Foods meat processing plant in Alberta expressed shock after the company said Saturday it is te...

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...

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 Cases Not Linked To Recall: Province

CBC | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

According to provincial health officials, more than a dozen cases of E. coli in Saskatchewan are likely not connected to the XL Foods beef recall, but...

I Loved Alberta Beef?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

The E. coli scare may have an industry reeling, government’s stuttering and consumers skipping the meat aisle. But one cheeky and creative Albert...

CFIA To Conduct Detailed Assessment Of Alberta Beef Plant

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency will be conducting a detailed assessment on Tuesday of the Alberta processing plant at the heart of a mas...

Higher Steaks For U.S.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The U.S. Food Safety Inspection Service has almost tripled its estimate of the amount of recalled beef that was imported from the XL Foods ...

Beef Recall Expands To More B.C. Retailers

CBC | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded its list of recalled beef products to include three British Columbia retailers. The expan...