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Public Giving Maple Leaf Second Chance

Food companies with products that cause outbreaks usually end up falling into one of two groups.   Either they are quickly gone forever, like Topps or Peanut Corporation of America, or they take responsibility and ask the public to give them another chance.  Canada’s Maple Leaf Foods clearly has joined the second camp, making a comeback… Continue Reading

Maple Leaf Launches Food Safety Website

After Maple Leaf cold-cuts killed 22 people in Canada last year in a Listeria outbreak, the company is launching a revamped Website, which includes a new “food safety at home” section that shows consumers how they can take foodborne illness prevention into their own hands. “There’s lots we can do and are doing to become… Continue Reading

Deadline for $25 Million Listeria Outbreak Fund

Canadians who had symptoms of listeriosis after eating contaminated deli meats from Maple Leaf Foods last year have until Nov. 2 to file for a share of a $25 million compensation fund. The compensation fund is for victims and their survivors of the 2008 Listeria outbreak that killed 22 mostly elderly Canadians. The estates of… Continue Reading