Inspections Grind To A Halt

Inspections Grind To A Halt

Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press  10.14.2012
OTTAWA - The meat processing company at the centre of an E. coli outbreak is recalling 800 workers it laid off only a day earlier, breaking...
Union Surprised By XL Foods Layoffs

Union Surprised By XL Foods Layoffs

10.13.2012
Staff and union officials attached to the embattled XL Foods meat processing plant in Alberta expressed shock after the company said Saturday...
XL Foods Announces Temporary Layoff Of 2,000 Employees

XL Foods Announces Temporary Layoff Of 2,000 Employees

10.13.2012
XL Foods, the chain behind the biggest beef recall in Canadian history, announced Saturday that it is temporarily laying off 2,000 workers...
New E.Coli Cases Confirmed In B.C.

New E.Coli Cases Confirmed In B.C.

The Canadian Press  10.12.2012
VANCOUVER - Two new cases of E. coli connected to the massive beef recall at the XL Foods plant in Alberta have been confirmed in British...
Quebec E. Coli Cases Linked To Beleaguered Alberta Plant

Quebec E. Coli Cases Linked To Beleaguered Alberta Plant

Lina Dib, The Canadian Press  10.12.2012
OTTAWA - Some food-safety experts are calling the recall of tonnes of meat produced by XL Foods unnecessary — the result of what one...
Uh-Oh: U.S. To Audit Canada's Food Agency

Uh-Oh: U.S. To Audit Canada's Food Agency

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  10.12.2012
EDMONTON - The federal agency responsible for protecting Canadians from food safety hazards will itself soon be under the microscope.The...
Canadian Beef Is Safe, Says Alberta

Canadian Beef Is Safe, Says Alberta

10.12.2012
Alberta Premier Alison Redford says a government program to help beef producers should be enough to get them through the temporary shutdown...
Alberta Premier Rejects Union's Call For Public Inquiry Into E. Coli Beef Recall

Alberta Premier Rejects Union's Call For Public Inquiry Into E. Coli Beef Recall

The Canadian Press  10.11.2012
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford has rejected a call for a public inquiry into an E. coli scare that prompted a massive recall...
XL Foods Allowed To Partially Re-Open

XL Foods Allowed To Partially Re-Open

10.11.2012
The Alberta plant at the centre of an E. coli scare and massive beef recall is being allowed to resume limited operations under tougher...
The U.S. Has Glitz and Glamour...We Have Tainted Meat

The U.S. Has Glitz and Glamour...We Have Tainted Meat

10.11.2012
Long story short, Canadian editorial pages have devoted a lot more column space to American affairs than our own as of late. But I mean,...
Border Deal Aims To Kill Screening That Sparked Beef Recall

Border Deal Aims To Kill Screening That Sparked Beef Recall

Althia Raj  10.11.2012
OTTAWA — In the wake of one of the largest food recalls in Canadian history — which began when U.S. inspectors stopped a shipment of...
XL Foods Beef: Most Recently Updated List Of Recalled Products

XL Foods Beef: Most Recently Updated List Of Recalled Products

10.10.2012
The XL Foods beef recall has been updated a few times since last week. The ever expanding recall, also the the biggest in Canadian history,...
WATCH: Rick Mercer Rants On Beef Recall, Secret Societies..

WATCH: Rick Mercer Rants On Beef Recall, Secret Societies..

10.10.2012
It was only a matter of time before the XL Foods recall got so big that Rick Mercer would call the Alberta beef processor out. The beef...
Too Much Beef Too Fast The Reason For E. Coli Scare: Union

Too Much Beef Too Fast The Reason For E. Coli Scare: Union

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  10.10.2012
BROOKS, Alta. - The union for workers at an Alberta meat packer shut down over E. coli concerns says the pace of slaughter operations forces...