Union defends CFIA inspectors

XL Foods report – PSAC president says better training, more inspectors needed Barry Wilson – The Western Producer Food inspectors at the XL Foods plant, which triggered the largest beef recall in Canadian history last year, were not the source of the...

Food safety system failed

Bruce Johnstone – The Leader-Post The ongoing shenanigans on Parliament Hill (expense account scandals in the Senate, $1-million slush funds in the PMO, a rogue Tory MP leaving caucus) sometimes distracts us media types from covering more serious news. Case in...

From the stable to the table

Toronto Star Re: Ottawa won’t say whether drug-tainted horse meat entered food chain, March 30 Ottawa won’t say whether drug-tainted horse meat entered food chain, March 30 The article about the life and death of Backstreet Bully, a thoroughbred racehorse bred by...