Tuesday, October 20

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Imported California peaches recalled due to possible Salmonella – The Canadian News

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some imported peaches are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination. The agency says Fresno, California-based Prima Wawona has recalled fresh peaches under various brands due to possible contamination. The peaches were sold in packages and individually, between June 1 and August 22. The agency says it is conducting its own investigation, which could lead to more recalls. And it says the Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of disease in humans. You can find a complete list of recalled peaches here. The agency is also investigating a Salmonella outbreak related to imported red onions from the United States, which began in late June and has so far sickened at least 379 people in Canada....
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PC brand beefless burgers recalled due to presence of wood pieces – The Canadian News

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President’s Choice brand Beefless Undeniable Burgers due to “extraneous material”– in this particular case, it’s pieces of wood. The recall notice was posted on the agency’s website on July 16. The CFIA says certain 452 gram and 226 gram packages are subject to the recall. The agency says these products were sold nationally:Beefless Undeniable Burger (Frozen), 452 g with best before dates of Jan. 29, 2021 and Feb. 9, 2021. The UPC code on the box is 0 60383 21511 8 Beefless Undeniable Burger, 226 g, with the code: 12520 SL/DDV6. The UPC code on the box is 0 60383 00005 9 Beefless Undeniable Burger, 226 g, with best before dates of Jan. 1, 2021, Feb. 9, 2021, and Feb. 12, 2021. The UPC code...
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CFIA cancels imports of some puppies from Ukraine after dead dogs found on plane – CityNews Toronto

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it will not allow commercial puppies under the age of eight months to be imported from Ukraine after dozens of dead or sick dogs were found on a flight at Toronto’s airport. The agency says following an investigation into the June 13 flight it has cancelled import permits for such dogs from Ukraine. It says its decision is based on possible failures to comply with import requirements, including animal welfare concerns. The agency says the ban will remain in effect until it is satisfied that import conditions and international transport standards are in place and that animals will travel safely in the future. Approximately 500 puppies landed at Pearson International Airport last month. Thirty-eight were found dead on arrival, and many o...