Weatherill food safety measures unraveling

Faced with a financial crisis, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is quietly unraveling measures intended to prevent a repeat of Canada’s largest food borne illness outbreak that left 22 dead and countless sickened by contaminated Maple Leaf Foods cold cuts.

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Self-reporting rules for marine, rail and aviation contributing to ‘weak safety culture’ Amber Hildebrandt – CBC News The deadly Lac-Mégantic train crash — and this week’s safety board report into what happened — raises questions not only about...

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For Immediate Release Canadian Food Inspection Agency cuts sink consumer protection against food fraud in Metro Vancouver Vancouver (22 April 2014) – The unit of food inspectors dedicated to protecting consumers and retailers in Metro Vancouver from food fraud and...

Food Fraud in Metro Vancouver

New Threat to Our Food Safety What’s at risk with cuts being made to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency? PSAC Agriculture Union President Bob Kingston discusses. View the Video Information : Changes to food safety rules could lead to faster recalls, federal agency...

New food safety law needs enforcement teeth

June 2, 2012 – Postmedia News Canada’s food inspection system is getting a major overhaul as the federal government gets set to move to a single inspection approach across all commodities. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency released Friday its vision to...