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Sobeys recalls broccoli slaw after its test positive for Listeria

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Sobeys Inc.’s  recall of Compliments brand Broccoli Slaw for possible Listeria contamination may shortly  be followed by other products. No illnesses have yet been reported that are associated with either this recall or the testing that brought it about. The recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting… Continue Reading

Quebec company recalls cured meat products for Listeria risk

Charcuterie Parisienne cured meat

Charcuterie Parisienne Inc. of Montreal, Quebec, is recalling four cured meat products because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. According to the recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the products were only available via retail in Quebec. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products, CFIA stated, adding that food… Continue Reading

Salmon roe recalled nationwide in Canada; botulism possible

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Imperial Caviar & Seafood has expanded its recall of salmon roe for the second time, urging consumers to not eat the salmon eggs because of concerns about botulism poisoning. The Fairfield, NJ-based company recalled some salmon roe Sept. 15 that had been distributed to retailers in Quebec. The next day the company expanded the recall… Continue Reading

Mushroom soup recalled in Canada for potential botulism

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Raices Food Inc. is recalling Verano Food Purveyors brand Mushroom Soup from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), no illnesses have been reported. The recalled soup was distributed in Nova Scotia. The public should not consume the recalled products described below. Anyone who… Continue Reading

UPDATED: More hot peppers recalled for Salmonella risk

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UPDATED CONTENT 9:30 EDT — This story has been updated to include recall information for Longo brand peppers, also sold by Veg-Pak Produce Ltd. The Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced another hot pepper recall, this time from Veg-Pak Produce Ltd. of Toronto. It comes just after Toronto-based Canada Herb recalled fresh chili peppers. All of… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Fresh chili peppers recalled because of Salmonella

Canada Herb fresh chili peppers

UPDATED CONTENT 10:55 p.m. EDT — In addition to the packaging described in the original notice, the recalled fresh chili peppers may have also been sold in bulk or in smaller packages, with or without a label, and may not bear the same brand or product name as the 454-gram packages, according to an updated recall notice… Continue Reading

Companies provide additional details on recalls of frozen peas

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Two corporations have updated and added to public information about frozen vegetables that have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada because of possible Listeria contamination. The J.R. Simplot Co. shared supply chain information regarding its recall of frozen peas and National Frozen Foods Corp. updated label traceability information on its recall notices for frozen… Continue Reading

Bolthouse Farms also recalls protein drinks in Canada

These three flavors of Bolthouse Farms brand protein drinks are being recalled from retailers across Canada following consumer complaints in the U.S. about spoilage and illnesses.

In addition to recalling 3.8 million bottles of protein drinks in the U.S. because of consumer complaints of spoilage and illnesses, Bolthouse Farms Inc. is recalling an undisclosed number of three flavors of the drinks from retailers across Canada. No illnesses related to the products had been reported in Canada as of the posting of… Continue Reading

Product that made people sick in U.S. recalled in Canada by Costco

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Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling Ajinomoto brand Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says consumers should not consume the recalled product. In addition, Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. has indicated that some Costco warehouse locations did provide free food samples of… Continue Reading

Dole knew of Listeria; feds launch criminal investigation

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UPDATED CONTENT 6:37 p.m. EDT — The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Dole in relation to a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak, according to a statement from the company. “Dole has recently been contacted by the Department of Justice in connection with its own investigation, and we will be similarly cooperating with the DOJ to answer questions and… Continue Reading