Xl Foods Recall

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Settlement In Major Class-Action Suit

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 in Canadian history.The lawsuit is against XL Food...
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6 Highlights From The AG Report

OTTAWA - Highlights of the report released Tuesday by auditor general Michael Ferguson:— The September 2012 recall of seven million kilograms of beef products from XL Foods in Alberta, the largest rec...
Alamy

One Year Later: Worries Still Linger

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 celebration to mark the turning of a page.A huge be...
Alamy

Cracking Down On E. Coli

SASKATOON - Canada's food watchdog is planning to impose tougher rules to deal with the threat of E. coli in slaughterhouses.Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says the Canadian Food Inspection Agency wi...
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Victims Want Their Cut Of Meat Packer

There are now 75 people from across the country who have joined a $17-million class-action lawsuit against the company that was behind Canada’s largest beef recall. Last fall, at least 18 cases of il...
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XL Foods Beef Is Doing Just Fine

OTTAWA - The fallout from a massive tainted-beef recall was still being felt Tuesday as the Harper government passed legislation aimed at making the food system safer.Canadian beef sales, both domesti...
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New E. Coli Case Related To Beef Recall

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 of Canada says the latest case is in Quebec, brin...

Celebrating World Animal Month by Learning Lessons from XL Beef Recall

Since 2004, the XL plant has gone from slaughtering 2,400 cows per day to 4,000. It should be no surprise that many workers have been decrying the massive increase in production line speed. Not only does speeding up production lines have terrible consequences for animal welfare, such as failing to properly stun animals before slaughter, it may also have serious consequences for food safety in this country.
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XL Foods Plant Reopens

EDMONTON - Production has resumed at the Alberta plant that has been at the heart of a massive beef recall over an E. coli outbreak.About 2,000 workers were back on the job on Monday.Mayor Martin Shie...
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'Morale Is Good'

More than 2,000 workers are back on the job Monday in Brooks, as the city's biggest employer, the XL Foods meat-packing plant, resumes operations. "Morale is good," said Doug O'Halloran, president of...

It's About Quantity, Not Quality At Troubled Meat Plant, Says Doherty

I love beef. Burgers, steaks, roasts, tacos and even meatloaf. As an Albertan, I can proudly say I eat some of the finest beef in the entire world. My dad has been a Red Seal Chef for close to 40 years, and I'm not too shabby in a kitchen myself. So did we feel bad when we had throw out a ton of beef we bought on sale from Wal-Mart, because it might be contaminated by E.Coli? Yes we did.