Canadian Salmonella outbreak traced to frozen, raw chicken

Coral Beach – Food Safety News More than a dozen people across four Canadian provinces are confirmed with Salmonella infections traced to breaded chicken products, but federal officials have not irevealed what specific products or brands are implicated. Of the...

Canada-U.S. in talks about inspection system equivalencies

News Desk Audits of Canada’s meat, poultry, and egg inspections conducted in September 2016 and written up in a report in April this year are now getting attention. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service sent a copy of the final audit report to the Canadian...

CFIA reconsiders ill-advised meat inspection changes

For immediate release Ottawa (August 8, 2017) – New leadership at Canada’s food safety regulator is reconsidering changes to inspection procedures its former President planned to usher in under a program called “Inspection Modernization” amid warnings the changes...