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Jul 20, 2019, 20:17 ET Food Recall Warning - Iceberg brand and Originale Augustin brand ice cream sandwiches recalled due to possible presence of fine metal particles

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2Sv9La9 OTTAWA, July 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Agropur Cooperative is recalling Iceberg brand and Originale Augustin brand ice cream sandwiches from the...


Jul 19, 2019, 21:46 ET Food Recall Warning - Certain Pacific Oysters may be unsafe due to a marine biotoxin which causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2GfXXnx OTTAWA, July 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Industry is recalling certain Pacific oysters from the marketplace due to a marine biotoxin which causes...


Jul 16, 2019, 22:31 ET Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Shirakiku brand Frozen Fish Cakes recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, shrimp and octopus

Product photos are available: https://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1563327301251/1563327303553 OTTAWA, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on July 10, 2019 has been updated to include...


Jul 16, 2019, 19:12 ET Food Recall Warning - Ground bison products recalled due to E. coli O121 and O103

Product photos are available: http://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1563315202785/1563315204824 OTTAWA, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Northfork Bison Distributions Inc. is voluntarily recalling ground bison products...


Jul 12, 2019, 20:42 ET Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Probar brand bars recalled due to undeclared milk and soy

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2LhT0Ph OTTAWA, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Industry is recalling Probar brand bars from the marketplace because they may contain milk and soy which are not...


Jul 10, 2019, 21:03 ET Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Shirakiku brand Frozen Fish Cakes recalled due to undeclared egg

Product photos are available at https://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng/1562804497979/1562804499964 OTTAWA, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. is recalling Shirakiku brand Frozen Fish Cakes...


Jul 09, 2019, 20:16 ET Food Recall Warning - Eat Smart brand 794 G (28 OZ) Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Product photos are available at https://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng/1562715652993/1562715655270 OTTAWA, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Fresh Taste Produce Ltd. is recalling certain 794 G (28 OZ) Eat Smart brand...


Jul 09, 2019, 16:22 ET Government of Canada prevents nearly 12,800 kg of adulterated honey from entering the Canadian market

OTTAWA, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Surveillance and enforcement actions by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) prevented nearly 12,800 kg of adulterated honey, valued at close to $77,000, from...


Jul 05, 2019, 14:00 ET Emerald ash borer confirmed in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli and expansion of the regulated area in Quebec

OTTAWA, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec. This finding is outside of the current...


Jul 03, 2019, 08:00 ET Canada and European Union mitigate potential trade impacts by allowing safe trade in disease-free zones in the event of an African swine fever outbreak

OTTAWA, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the European Commission's...


Jul 03, 2019, 00:10 ET Food Recall Warning - Dongé brand Coulommiers raw milk cheese recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Product photos are available at https://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng/1562123202740/1562123205334 OTTAWA, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Les Dépendances is recalling Dongé brand Coulommiers raw milk cheese from the ...


Jun 27, 2019, 21:00 ET Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Sanwu brand Spicy Hot Bean Curd recalled due to undeclared sesame and wheat

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/31TP2Bf OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Clover Trading Co. Ltd. is recalling Sanwu brand Spicy Hot Bean Curd from the marketplace because it contains...


Jun 26, 2019, 18:03 ET Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Emme Foods brand ShangHai Style Deep Fried Turnip Cake recalled due to undeclared egg and shrimp

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2Ja8bX5 OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Allied Global Sourcing Inc. is recalling Emme Foods brand ShangHai Style Deep Fried Turnip Cake from the...


Jun 26, 2019, 11:23 ET Canada amends its vodka standard to enhance economic competitiveness, facilitate trade, and create more choice for consumers

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's vodka compositional standard has been updated to allow the country's growing spirits industry to be more innovative, provide more choice for consumers, and...


Jun 21, 2019, 21:07 ET Updated Food Recall Warning - France Délices brand Choco-Raspberry Crunchy recalled due to norovirus

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2Y4d761 OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 4, 2019 has been updated to include additional product and distribution...


Jun 21, 2019, 16:43 ET Government of Canada consults with Canadians on important changes to Canada's food labelling system

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians rely on food labels to make informed decisions on what they buy and eat. As the Government of Canada moves to provide consumers with more useful information...


Jun 10, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada presents joint action plan on African swine fever at G7 and OIE meetings - Statement from Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer

OTTAWA, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Dr. Jaspinder Komal of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), issued the following statement regarding Canada's...


Jun 07, 2019, 20:40 ET Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, and oyster

Product photos are available at https://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng//1559950629729/1559950629979 OTTAWA, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 5, 2019 has been updated to include...


Jun 07, 2019, 19:43 ET Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Daesang brand Boc Rice (seasoning - vegetable flavour) recalled due to undeclared egg

Product photos are available at https://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng/1559945922975/1559945923365 OTTAWA, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 5, 2019 has been updated to include an ...


Jun 07, 2019, 13:29 ET Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, oyster, soy, and wheat

Product photos are available at http://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1559922107566/1559922109885 OTTAWA, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 5, 2019 has been updated to include an...


Jun 06, 2019, 19:56 ET Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, and oyster

Product photos are available at https://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng/1559861204991/1559861205241 OTTAWA, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 4, 2019 has been updated to include...


Jun 05, 2019, 22:19 ET Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, oyster, soy, and wheat

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2KvkL5J OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 1, 2019 has been updated to include additional allergen and product...


Jun 04, 2019, 22:25 ET Food Recall Warning - France Délices brand Choco-Raspberry Crunchy recalled due to norovirus

Product photos are available: http://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1559699123737/1559699125864 OTTAWA, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - France Délices Inc. is recalling France Délices brand Choco-Raspberry Crunchy from...


Jun 04, 2019, 17:33 ET Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes recalled due to undeclared egg

Product photos are available: http://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1559680809427/1559680811417 OTTAWA, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 1, 2019, has been updated to include an...


Jun 03, 2019, 20:53 ET Food Recall Warning - MyChopChop brand "Grounded Peper" recalled due to Salmonella

Product photos are available at https://bit.ly/2KnyGdW OTTAWA, June 3, 2019 /CNW/ - MyChopChop is recalling MyChopChop brand "Grounded Peper" from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella...