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

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

CP  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...
XL Foods Recalls 800 Employees

XL Foods Recalls 800 Employees

CBC  10.14.2012
XL Foods management has asked 800 of the 2,000 workers that were laid off Saturday to return to work to the meat processing plant in Brooks,...
Inspections Grind To A Halt

Inspections Grind To A Halt

CP  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

CBC  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.

CP  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

CP  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

CP  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

CBC  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

CP  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

CP  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

J.J. McCullough  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,...