British Columbia-based Orca Specialty Foods Ltd. is recalling One Ocean brand Sliced Smoked Wild Sockeye Salmon because government testing showed Listeria monocytogenes contamination. 

Consumers should check to see if they have the recalled product in their home. The recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where
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A 2018 outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O121 sickened seven people. Raw milk Gouda-like cheese produced in British Columbia caused the illnesses.

The current Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR) describes the outbreak investigation and recommends greater control measures for raw milk Gouda-like cheese.

A peer-reviewed journal on infectious diseases,
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with sensitivity to sulfites not to eat I’m Real brand Dehydrated Premium Mango because it contains sulfites, which are not properly declared on the label.

The recalled I’m Real Brand Dehydrated Premium Mango comes in “300g” (10.6-ounce) white plastic packaging. People
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Anyone who has eaten Western Family brand freshcut pineapple in British Columbia recently is at risk of developing Hepatitis A and has an extremely limited amount of time to take the post-exposure vaccination for the virus.

Complicating the situation is the fact that Canadian public health officials believe other products
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