Des inspecteurs américains considèrent que nos tests pour la listéria sont insuffisants et que les produits canadiens connaissent d’autres problèmes majeurs de salubrité

Ottawa (date, 2016) — Les responsables américains de la réglementation de la sécurité alimentaire ont donné à l’Agence canadienne d’inspection des aliments (ACIA) jusqu’à la mi-mars pour régler de graves problèmes de sécurité alimentaire découverts à l’occasion d’un audit des systèmes d’inspection des produits de viande, de volaille et des œufs de l’ACIA.

Lax border control leaves Niagara producers vulnerable

Niagara Falls, ON– Two of the four major land crossings from the US into Canada in the Niagara Region are unattended by inspectors from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, leaving agricultural producers in the region wide open to pests and diseases that could devastate the industry and threaten Canada’s bio-security.

Bar-b-quers beware

Every meat slaughter inspection group in Toronto and throughout Ontario is working short-handed, often operating below staffing levels required to ensure meat packing houses are following all safety requirements.

News conference Advisory — Meat inspector survey to be released

A staffing survey of meat inspectors which finds that slaughter houses in Toronto and throughout Ontario are operating shorthanded, some by as much as 40%, will be released at a news conference this morning by the federal food inspectors union. This will be a cautionary tale for Canadians at the height of bar-b-que season.