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Employees of Bouvry Exports Calgary Ltd and Alberta’s cattle ranchers, feeders, livestock producers, and transport companies are waiting for Monday morning to learn if the meat-processing plant at Fort Macleod, Alta will be re-opening after a suspension that has lasted ten days.

Neither the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) nor Bouvry Exports made any new announcements over the weekend.  CFIA last Friday said Bouvry’s, Fort Macleod pant was in a suspension that began Feb. 17. CFIA said the Alberta facility. failed to comply with regulations related to operational sanitation procedures to prevent cross-contamination of food, and preventative control measures for
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in September suspended the Safe Food for Canadians licenses for three food businesses. Officials are investigating one of the companies in connection with an outbreak and recalls have been issued.

The CFIA’s reasons for suspending, canceling, or refusing to renew the license or registration of a food establishment or company are generally one or more of the following:

The operator of the establishment or company:

  • has provided false information to the CFIA;
  • has not maintained and operated the facility under regulatory requirements;
  • has not complied with other requirements of the Acts or Regulations enforced

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In the first provincial court case prosecuted in Canada for misrepresentation of a kosher food product, Creation Foods Co. of Woodbridge, has been fined $25,000.

The corporate entity recently pleaded guilty to two counts of contravening Section 31(1) of the Food and Drugs Act in the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket.

A manufacturer of frozen pastries ranging from croissants to strudels, Creation Foods Co. was established in 1995, and is family owned.

The charges resulted from an investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Investigators determined that the company sold a non-kosher food product to two Jewish youth
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