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Brandon Sun
Pork industry defends safety measuresA series of press conferences set up by the president of the Agriculture Union,
Pork industry defends safety measures
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
A series of press conferences set up by the president of the Agriculture Union, claiming there is a shortage of federal food inspectors that is putting the public at risk, is politically motivated, according to a spokesman from Maple Leaf Foods. "It... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Liberal candidate wants changeJason Trudeau�s liberals named their Foothills candidate for the federal electi
Liberal candidate wants change
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 2 days ago
Jason Trudeau�s liberals named their Foothills candidate for the federal election on Aug. 17. MacPherson calls herself an ordinary citizen who has followed politics and is looking forward to the opportunity to make a difference. �I woke up in May... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Food safety at risk, union warnsThe president of the Agriculture Union believes a shortage of federal food insp
Food safety at risk, union warns
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
The president of the Agriculture Union believes a shortage of federal food inspectors is putting the public at risk. Bob Kingston, national president of the union that represents Canadian Food Inspection Agency employees, said some slaughterhouses... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Shellfish growers not happy with how federal agency has painted oyster recallAn industry worth as much as $16 million to the regional economy has been hit b
Shellfish growers not happy with how federal agency has painted oyster recall
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
An industry worth as much as $16 million to the regional economy has been hit by an oyster recall. "The CFIA (Canada Food Inspection Agency) has taken the easiest route and blamed the farmers, but our product isn't the sole cause of this shutdown,"... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Dora Bebamash keeps basket weaving tradition alive – Manitoulin ExpositorM’CHIGEENG—First Nation people having been making baskets for everyday use for
Dora Bebamash keeps basket weaving tradition alive – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
M’CHIGEENG—First Nation people having been making baskets for everyday use for hundreds of years. Here on Manitoulin, Dora Bebamash of M’Chigeeng has been keeping the tradition alive through a lot of hard work and a love of the process. Preparation... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Oyster issuesErin Haluschak Record staff That’s the statement from Keith Reid, owner of Od
Oyster issues
Comox Valley Record / Posted 10 days ago
Erin Haluschak Record staff That’s the statement from Keith Reid, owner of Odyssey/Stellar Bay Shellfish in Deep Bay, one of many oyster producers on Vancouver Island, who continues to advocate for his industry despite a food recall warning last... Read more
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Nelson Star
Slocan Valley poultry abattoir essential, expert saysA Slocan Valley abattoir is for sale and a local agricultural consultant says i
Slocan Valley poultry abattoir essential, expert says
Nelson Star / Posted 11 days ago
A Slocan Valley abattoir is for sale and a local agricultural consultant says it’s important that it find a buyer. Abra Brynne says Passmore Pluckers is vital to the food security of the West Kootenay because it is the region’s only large-scale... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Growers agree to test more oysters to get product back in B.C. marketStung by a national recall of B.C. oysters destined to be eaten raw, the provin
Growers agree to test more oysters to get product back in B.C. market
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Stung by a national recall of B.C. oysters destined to be eaten raw, the province’s oyster growers have agreed to a new testing regime they hope will get their products back on the market. Oyster producers have agreed to test five times more oysters... Read more
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BC Local News
Nation-wide oyster recall announcedThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency has posted a national recall on all oysters
Nation-wide oyster recall announced
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has posted a national recall on all oysters harvested from British Columbia coastal waters on or before August 18, 2015. The Agency warns that said oysters “may be unsafe for raw consumption due to Vibrio... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Nation-wide oyster recall announcedThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency has posted a national recall on all oysters
Nation-wide oyster recall announced
Comox Valley Record / Posted 16 days ago
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has posted a national recall on all oysters harvested from British Columbia coastal waters on or before August 18, 2015. The Agency warns that said oysters “may be unsafe for raw consumption due to Vibrio... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. oysters sold for raw consumption recalled due to possible bacteriaOysters harvested from B.C. coastal waters and sold for raw consumption are bei
B.C. oysters sold for raw consumption recalled due to possible bacteria
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Oysters harvested from B.C. coastal waters and sold for raw consumption are being recalled from the marketplace due to a possible bacterial contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the recall affects oysters harvested on or before... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Safeway recalls chicken wings in 5 provincesOTTAWA -- Safeway is recalling several varieties of store-packaged, cooked chic
Safeway recalls chicken wings in 5 provinces
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
OTTAWA -- Safeway is recalling several varieties of store-packaged, cooked chicken wings over concerns they may be contaminated with a toxin-producing bacteria. Various flavours of the Safeway wings are part of the recall, which includes package... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Public health warning issued over B.C. shellfish bacteria that sickened 67VANCOUVER -- The number of illnesses connected to eating raw shellfish from Bri
Public health warning issued over B.C. shellfish bacteria that sickened 67
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 days ago
VANCOUVER -- The number of illnesses connected to eating raw shellfish from British Columbia has climbed to 67 cases in that province and in Alberta. The Public Health Agency of Canada says 48 cases have been recorded in B.C., and 19 people have... Read more

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