Remaining Carcasses At XL Foods Tests Negative For E. Coli

Remaining Carcasses At XL Foods Tests Negative For E. Coli

10.19.2012
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says inspectors did not find any E.coli contamination in 5,100 beef carcasses that were cut and processed...
Alberta Meat Stored After E. Coli Scare May End Up On Dinner Tables

Alberta Meat Stored After E. Coli Scare May End Up On Dinner Tables

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  10.19.2012
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says an Alberta company plans to destroy all of the beef involved in a massive E. coli recall."All...
XL Foods Union Speaks About Takeover

XL Foods Union Speaks About Takeover

10.18.2012
Reaction continues to pour in regarding the announcement that a Brazilian-based company will take over management at the XL Foods meat...
New Management At Beleaguered Meat Plant To Reach Out To Union

New Management At Beleaguered Meat Plant To Reach Out To Union

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  10.18.2012
BROOKS, Alta. - The union representing workers at an Alberta slaughterhouse shuttered because of E. coli contamination hopes the plant's...
USDA Doesn't Want Tainted Meat Spoiling Trade

USDA Doesn't Want Tainted Meat Spoiling Trade

10.18.2012
Next week will be the first Canadian check USDA has conducted in over three years and it comes in the middle of the Canada's biggest meat...
XL Foods May Be Bought By JBS USA

XL Foods May Be Bought By JBS USA

10.17.2012
XL Foods has signed a management agreement with JBS USA, the largest animal protein company in the world, XL Foods announced on Wednesday....

B.C. Residents Sue XL Foods

James Keller, The Canadian Press  10.17.2012
VANCOUVER - Two British Columbians who claim they fell ill after eating E. coli contaminated beef from XL Foods have filed lawsuits, including...
Beef Recall: Updated List Of Recalled Products

Beef Recall: Updated List Of Recalled Products

10.17.2012
A few additions have been made to the XL Foods beef recall list in the past week. Some of the products added include beef sold at Freson...
Alberta Town In Crisis Mode Following Beef Recall Layoffs

Alberta Town In Crisis Mode Following Beef Recall Layoffs

Mary Jo Laforest, The Canadian Press  10.17.2012
Weeks of worry and uncertainty in a southern Alberta community turned in a single moment to a wave of optimism with word that a U.S. company...

B.C. Residents Sue XL Foods

10.17.2012
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...
Workers Laid Off AGAIN As Recall Expands

Workers Laid Off AGAIN As Recall Expands

10.17.2012
EDMONTON - Workers at an Alberta plant at the centre of a beef recall and E. coli scare have been laid off again as food safety officials...
Laid-Off Workers Meet To Discuss Crisis

Laid-Off Workers Meet To Discuss Crisis

10.16.2012
Roughly 800 workers returned to the job Tuesday processing meat at the XL Foods plant in Brooks, Alta., so Canadian Food Inspection Agency...
XL Foods Plant In Alberta Could Reopen This Week

XL Foods Plant In Alberta Could Reopen This Week

10.15.2012
The Alberta meat plant at the centre of an international meat recall because of an E. coli outbreak could reopen as soon as the end of...
Unaffected Alberta Meat Plant Steps Up Production In Light Of Massive Recall

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

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  10.15.2012
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...