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Recall expanded: Raspberry mousse cakes linked to outbreak

Canadian officials have expanded a recall of raspberry mousse cakes linked to a norovirus outbreak, saying at least six additional provinces are involved, and possibly the entire country. Five brands and unbranded raspberry mousse cakes are included in the recall, originally posted Aug. 11 and expanded Wednesday. “This additional information was identified during the Canadian… Continue Reading

CFIA adds brand, additional lots to butter recall for Listeria

No illnesses have been confirmed, but Canadian officials have again expanded a recall of butter because of positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes, adding a fourth brand and 10 more lots or previously recalled brands. The new recall, posted late Tuesday by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), adds the Nutrinor brand to the list that already included… Continue Reading

Loblaw’s recalls chicken nuggets linked to Salmonella outbreak

Sixteen days after public health officials in Canada revealed they have been investigating a Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen, raw chicken products the country’s food safety agency posted a recall of President’s Choice brand chicken nuggets. The Public Health Agency of Canada posted its outbreak notice on June 26 warning consumers about the dangers of… Continue Reading

CFIA recalls two more brands of butter because of Listeria

Government tests that returned positive results for Listeria monocytogenes triggered the recall of two more brands of butter by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Saturday, following the Wednesday recall of St Laurent brand butter. As with the St Laurent butter, the recalled Perron brand and Beurre du Lac brand butter was sold by retailers… Continue Reading

Canadian test finds Listeria in St Laurent butter; recall initiated

Government inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of St Laurent brand butter, spurring the company Maurice St-Laurent Limitée to recall an undisclosed amount of the butter. “Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased,” according to… Continue Reading

GoMacro, Thrive Bars recalled for possible Listeria in almonds

GoMacro is recalling a limited number of MacroBars and Thrive Bars in the U.S. and Canada because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company’s almond supplier notified GoMacro on Wednesday that an ingredient in specific MacroBars and Thrive Bars could be contaminated, according to the recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. No… Continue Reading

Nature Path granola recalled from Costco because of Listeria

Another granola recall is underway because of possible Listeria contamination, this one from Nature’s Path Foods Inc. for their brand of Coconut & Cashew Butter Crunchy Granola, which was sold at Costco stores in Canada. Nature’s Path notified Costco warehouses in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan of the issue, according to a  recall notice posted… Continue Reading

Rogers flour recalled in Canada because of E. coli outbreak

Almost three weeks after a public health warning about E. coli contamination of Rogers brand flour, the company Rogers Foods Ltd. is recalling the flour from Costco locations in British Columbia. The recall notice dated June 7 and posted Thursday on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s website names the same batch of flour that the… Continue Reading

Rogers flour sold by Costco in Canada linked to new outbreak

Another E. coli O121 outbreak traced to flour, this time Rogers brand, has sickened at least six people in British Columbia where public health officials are urging consumers to check their homes for the implicated flour. As of Friday evening neither the company, Rogers Foods Ltd. of Armstrong, British Columbia, nor the Canadian Food Inspection… Continue Reading

Maple Leaf Foods recalls chicken products because of staph

Maple Leaf Foods is recalling an undisclosed amount of chicken strip and sandwich products under three brands because they maybe contaminated with toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Retailers in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec received the products, which are now under recall, according to a notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. “Consumers… Continue Reading