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Why E. coli keeps getting into our lettuce

Outbreaks are rare, but research suggests leafy greens cause roughly a fifth of all food-borne illnesses. Caitlin Dewey - The Washington Post Consumers have grown to love convenience salads, from tubs of pre-washed baby spinach to bags of chopped romaine. There’s only...

2 B.C. oyster farms closed after norovirus outbreak

40 cases of gastrointestinal disease linked to eating the shellfish raw CBC News Two B.C. Vancouver Island oyster farms have been closed following an outbreak of norovirus associated with eating the raw shellfish. The B.C. Centre for Disease Control says about 40...

More traceability rules coming

Barbara Duckworth & Barb Glen - The Western Producer The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is expected to release new rules governing animal movement this fall. These regulations are part of the Canadian livestock traceability strategy that covers animal and premise...

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