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Chipotle to retrain all workers on food safety after hundreds fall ill in Ohio; Nathan Bomey;; August 16, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak in Canada Linked to Frozen Breaded Chicken Grows to 84 Sick; Linda Larsen;; August 15, 2018

Is That a Beet or a Banana? Unwrapping Food Fraud in the Produce Industry; Will Daniels;; August/September, 2018

More People Sick in Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Raw, Frozen Chicken Products; Coral Beach;; August 15, 2018

Unexpected effects of climate change: worse food safety, more car wrecks; Susan Scutti;; August 13, 2018

Restaurant grading showing significant improvement to food safety; Michael Charlebois;; August 11, 2018

DINE SAFE TORONTO: 12 restaurants and bakeries fail to get green pass;; August 10, 2018

Dole baby spinach recalled over listeria concerns; Tania Kohut;; August 8, 2018

6 ways to avoid food-safety problems; Aaron Cohen;; August 8, 2018

The best of times for shellfish harvest, the worst of times for shellfish harvest; Cookson Beecher;; August 8, 2018

How To Succeed At Food Safety; Francine Shaw;; August 6, 2018

Food safety awareness declining in Canada; parents’ role stressed;; August 4, 2018

Cooking oil may help prevent spread of foodborne illnesses: researchers; Peter Cameron; The Canadian Press; August 3, 2018

CFIA issues new requirements aimed at reducing salmonella in frozen food products; Josh Lewis;; August 3, 2018

B.C. scientists develop affordable, hand-held tool for testing salmonella; Melanie Green; StarMetro Vancouver; August 1, 2018

Maple Leaf Foods advances world-leading animal care practices with Controlled Atmosphere Stunning and Remote Video Auditing at its Edmonton poultry facility;; August 1, 2018

Everything you need to know about fresh produce and E. coli; Jeffrey M. Farber;; June/July 2018

Pregnant mom served cleaning solution instead of latte at southern Alberta McDonald's; Lara Fominoff;; July 31, 2018

Pregnant mom served cleaning solution instead of latte at southern Alberta McDonald's; Lara Fominoff; LethbridgenewsNOW; July 31, 2018

Canada: Food Businesses Face Extensive New Requirements For Food Safety In Canada; Alice Tseng; Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh; July 31, 2018

Food businesses face extensive new requirements for food safety in Canada;; July 30, 2018

Do Canadians know enough about food safety? Survey says no; The Canadian Press; July 30, 2018

CDC posts numbers on US outbreaks; chicken sickens the most; Food Safety News; July 30, 2018

From Ritz crackers to McDonald's salads, food recalls — and safety questions — are on the rise; Amelia Lucas; CNBC; July 29, 2018

Do Canadians know enough about food safety? Federal survey says No; Jordan Press; The Canadian Press; July 29, 2018

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Wulama brand Fish Tofu and Want Want brand Shake Jelly products recalled due to undeclared allergens; Canadian Food Inspection Agency; July 27, 2018

Whey to go: 3 food recalls linked to contaminated whey powder;; July 25, 2018

In wake of Goldfish recall, 5 things to know about salmonella; Kate Thayer;; July 24, 2018

Children are being harmed by food additives, U.S. pediatric association warns; Carly Weeks;; July 23, 2018

Mars Food Canada voluntarily withdrawing UNCLE BEN'S® Fast & Fancy® Broccoli and Cheddar and Fast & Fancy® Country Chicken flavoured rice;; July 21, 2018

Saskatchewan ‘Hogfest’ linked to salmonella outbreak;; July 21, 2018

Man Dies Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Eating Raw Oysters: Safety Reminders To Avoid Vibrio Infections From Oysters; Athena Chan;; July 21, 2018

Public Safety Notice: Loblaw recalling select No Name® Chicken Nuggets;; July 20, 2018

107 countries received frozen vegetables recalled for Listeria; Joe Whitworth;; July 19, 2018

Boiling during home canning won’t prevent botulism poisoning; Kelsey M. Makin;; July 16, 2018

Here’s Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It; Bridget McCusker;; July 15, 2018

Tim Hortons testing delivery;; July 15, 2018

Frozen berries recalled across Canada over salmonella risk;; July 14, 2018

We look at restaurant workers to gauge food safety; Austin Fitzgerald-Missouri;; July 12, 2018

Gary Acuff wants to know: Where do you put your chopsticks?; Coral Beach;; July 9, 2018

Teens can learn food safety habits, but reinforcement needed; Kelsey M. Mackin;; July 9, 2018

Is a food vendor clean? Check the condiments, says microbiologist;; July 8, 2018

Canadian researchers develop strip to show if food is spoiled; Karen Graham;; July 8, 2018

The 4 Cs: how to avoid food-borne illness during barbecue season;; July 7, 2018

UBC scientists say E. coli bacteria could be the future of solar power; Matt Humphrey;; July 6, 2018

Nunavut is still struggling to post food inspection reports online; Nick Murray;; July 6, 2018

Canadian food safety regulations praised for flexibility; Tom Karst;; July 5, 2018

Got food poisoning? Think twice before you blame that restaurant; Corey Mintz;; July 5, 2018

Accessible washrooms should include everyone’: N.S. human rights inquiry begins; Alexa Maclean;; July 5, 2018

Profit vs. prudence: Food sector prepares for edible cannabis; Sylvain Charlebois;; July 4, 2018

The Butcher’s Blend Ground Beef Recalled in Canada for Possible E. coli O157 Contamination; Linda Larsen;; July 3, 2018

What To Consider When Developing A Facility Food Safety Plan; Adam Serfas;; July 2, 2018

Canada Day and Fourth of July food safety fun; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; July 1, 2018

42: Tea towels a source of bacteria in kitchen; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 30, 2018

Reducing food waste is good, but is it safe?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 30, 2018

Deadly E. coli outbreak in lettuce traced to contaminated water; Sandee LaMotte;; June 29, 2018

Listeria concern prompts recall of microgreens sold in the Maritimes; Rebecca Lau;; June 29, 2018

Important to know where your food comes from; Kim Cooper;; June 28, 2018

Canada declares E. coli outbreak over; no new details from U.S.; Coral Beach;; June 27, 2018

Canadian study finds majority of teenagers need food safety education; George Smith; New Food Magazine; June 27, 2018

Study says: Communication is most important skill for public-health types;  Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 26, 2018

DINE SAFE YORK: Vaughan pizzeria charged by public health inspectors; Adam Martin-Robbins;; June 25, 2018

Our food-safety regulations need a technological boost; Lawrence Goodridge;; June 25, 2018

Probiotics as a means to improve the safety of cantaloupes; Robert Mancini; Barfblog; June 21, 2018

Saskatchewan seniors knowingly served roast seasoned with hand cleaner; The Canadian Press; June 21, 2018

Canada reports more ill in outbreak traced to frozen chicken;; June 20, 2018

Can You Get Food Poisoning From People Instead of Food?; Jesse Hirsch,; June 20, 2018

UBC study finds up to one-quarter of fish products in Metro Vancouver are fraudulently labelled; Craig Takeuchi,; June 18, 2018

Public Health Notice - Update - Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to poultry, including frozen raw breaded chicken products;; June 18, 2018

Now Real Food brand Zesty Sprouting Mix recalled because it may be contaminated with Salmonella; Village Media,; June 17, 2018

CFIA’s new food regulations miss the boat on seafood traceability; GLOBE NEWSWIRE; June 15, 2018

New rules for Canada’s food safety aim for faster recalls, less bureaucracy; Rebecca Joseph;; June 13, 2018

Ten P.E.I. food businesses receive health inspector warnings; Dave Stewart;; June 10, 2018

Human behavior and corporate culture may have impact on hygiene, food safety;; June 7, 2018

Food allergy risk: Lupin must now be identified in meals (New Zealand); Doug Powell;; June 7, 2018

FDA Provides Insight on Deadly Multistate E. coli Outbreak Linked with Romaine Lettuce; Kristi Rosa;; June 6, 2018

Tackling common myths around food best-before dates; Tina Yazdani;; June 5, 2018

Norovirus inside leafy greens; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 3, 2018

Canadian Salmonella outbreak traced to raw, frozen chicken; Coral Beach;; June 3, 2018

Is consumer confidence in leafy greens wilting?; Jessi Devenyns;; June 1, 2018

No Name chicken burgers recalled after salmonella outbreak; Monique Scotti;; June 1, 2018

Best-before dates linked to massive amounts of Canadian food waste: study; Bob Weber;; May 30, 2018

No quick or easy answers for using raw manure on food crops; Cookson Beecher;; May 30, 2018

Using observation to evaluate training: Canadian High School edition; Ben Chapman; barfblog; May 29, 2018

Here Are 5 Ways to Avoid Norovirus on Your Summer Vacation; Elizabeth Pratt;; May 29, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Keep Bread on the Counter (and Where to Store it Instead);; May 29, 2018

My leafy green conundrum; Ben Chapman; barfblog; May 25, 2018

Make leafy greens “high risk” and chase them down quickly, say consumer groups; Dan Flynn;; May 25, 2018

It’s Not the Mayonnaise: Food Safety Myths & Summertime Food; Ben Chapman; barfblog; May 24, 2018

Oh rats! Food safety inspectors are more lenient toward restaurants as the day goes on; H. Claire Brown;; May 24, 2018

Creating a Food Safety Culture; Rada Tarnovsky;; May 24, 2018

Canadians confused about GM foods, support mandatory labelling: study; Adina Bresge; The Canadian Press; May 24, 2018

Smartphone Tech Can Help Stop Food Poisoning Before It Happens;; May 24, 2018

It’s not the water I’m worried about; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 23, 2018

Why food-safety attorney in $650M outbreak lawsuits doesn't eat bagged lettuce; David Robinson;; May 23, 2018

The Future of Food Safety: A Q&A with Walmart’s Frank Yiannas; Mahni Ghorashi;; May 23, 2018

'There seems to be a pattern': Shoppers, experts concerned by Adonis hep A recalls; Joe Lofaro; CBC News; May 20, 2018

Possibly contaminated foods recalled from Gatineau grocery store; Bruce Deachman;; May 20, 2018

Who throws poop? This Canadian woman at a Tim Hortons; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 19, 2018

As officials give all-clear on romaine E. coli outbreak, contamination remains a mystery; Kelly Crowe;; May 19, 2018

Drinking E. coli for science; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 18, 2018

Smoked Fish Products Sold from Four Seasons Marketplace in Canada Recalled for Botulism; Linda Larsen;; May 18, 2018




Human Fatigue: A Hidden Food Safety Hazard; Joe Balas;; May 15, 2018

Botulism risk prompts recall of Canadian smoked salmon;; May 15, 2018

Cheese implicated in French outbreak recalled in Canada; Coral Beach;; May 15, 2018

Norovirus likely from sewage discharge during herring run;; May 14, 2018

The pain of E. coli O157: Walkerton survivor ends his life; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 12, 2018

E. coli outbreak: Should Canadians keep eating romaine lettuce?; Leslie Young;; May 11, 2018

People are the secret weapon in the war on foodborne illnesses; Coral Beach;; May 11, 2018

Cara Reports Q1 2018 Results Led by Solid Same Store Sales Growth; CNW; May 10, 2018

It’s here, get used to it; Coral Beach;; May 10, 2018

E. coli in romaine lettuce makes 6 Canadians sick; The Canadian Press; May 10, 2018

Just cook it doesn’t cut it: Campy in veal liver; Doug Powell; barfblog; May 9, 2018

What are they doing when nobody is watching?; Coral Beach;; May 9, 2018

Food Fraud Requires Companies to Think Like a Criminal; Juliani Kitakawa;; May 8, 2018

Alberta meat retailers struggling amid E. coli outbreak;; May 8, 2018

Pins found in pepperoni sticks, sausage sold in B.C.; Doug Powell; barfblog; May 7, 2018

Take care with greens; Patricia West-Barker;; May 4, 2018

This Could Explain How Harmful Bacteria Keep Sneaking Onto Our Plates; Jason Tetro;; May 4, 2018

Canada continues to monitor deadly E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce in U.S.; Adam Frisk;; May 4, 2018

2018 NSF Canadian Food Safety Recognition Awards;; May 3, 2018

Don't wash your chicken or turkey before cooking; Robert Mancini; barfblog; May 2, 2018

Updated Food Recall Warning - Certain K&K Foodliner brand pork schnitzel products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7;; May 2, 2018

CFIA updates best-by on recalled microgreens;; May 1, 2018

U.S. joins Canada in investigation of outbreak linked to oysters;; May 1, 2018

Canada norovirus outbreak grows: 172 cases from three provinces;; April 28, 2018

Leafy greens industry says outbreak is opportunity to learn; Coral Beach;; April 28, 2018

What people need to know about E. coli and food recalls; Jane Skrypnek;; April 28, 2018

Leafy greens industry says outbreak is opportunity to learn; Coral Beach;; April 28, 2018

1 dead, 36 sick with E. coli O157:H7 in Canada, linked to pork from meat shop in central Alberta; Doug Powell; barfblog; April 27, 2018

$15M class action lawsuit launched over E. coli contamination; Lydia Neufeld;; April 27, 2018

Why E. coli keeps getting into our lettuce; Caitlin Dewey;; April 27, 2018

Listeria problems with soft cheeses increasing in the U.S.;; April 27, 2018

More pork products recalled after E. coli outbreak in Edmonton region;; April 26, 2018

This Is A Better Way to Manage Food Safety Across Restaurant Chains;; April 26, 2018

CFIA issues recall for certain microgreens sold in British Columbia, Alberta; Gord Macdonald;; April 25, 2018

Raw Pork Sold at The Meat Shop at Pine Haven in Alberta, CA Recalled for E. coli O157:H7; Linda Larsen;; April 25, 2018

All the news just repeats itself: Leafy greens in public; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 24, 2018

How Close Are We To A Cure For Food Allergies?; Matthew Halliday; Chatelaine; April 24, 2018

No recall of romaine in Canada, but CFIA keeping tabs on E. coli outbreak in U.S.;; April 23, 2018

Scientist creates faster way to fingerprint foodborne pathogens;; April 23, 2018

A foodborne illness outbreak could cost a restaurant millions, study suggests; Doug Powell; barfblog; April 22, 2018

Raw is risky: Salmonella growth on sprouts and microgreens; Doug Powell; barfblog; April 22, 2018

No excuses: eat your greens, and in Canada that includes Romaine;; April 21, 2018

Mouse poop confrontation permanently closes Saint John deli; Julia Wright;; April 20, 2018

One death likely linked to E. coli outbreak in Edmonton, health officials say;; April 20, 2018

Norovirus outbreak in Canada — here’s what’s triggering the vomiting bug; Maham Abedi;; April 19, 2018

A Long, Long History of Outbreaks Linked to Leafy Greens; Bill Marler;; April 19, 2018

Health Canada food recalls issued for multiple lunch products sold in Newfoundland and Labrador; The Telegram; April 19, 2018

Case count in Canadian oyster norovirus outbreak doubles;; April 18, 2018

People are sick: Frozen strawberries grown in Egypt recalled because of hep A in Canada; Doug Powell; barfblog; April 17, 2018

Tim Hortons to Move Head Office to Toronto;; April 17, 2018

Pfizer Canada and Health Canada have released new updates regarding the EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr supply constraints in Canada;; April 12, 2018

Oyster farms in British Columbia closed due after norovirus outbreak; Christine Blank;; April 12, 2018

Foodborne Illnesses and Recalls on the Rise; Francine L. Shaw;; April 12, 2018

People barfing: Listeria in Deli Classic brand Seasoned Cooked Roast Beef Round in Canada; Doug Powell; barfblog; April 10, 2018

How a Wonky Tech Term Could Mean the End of Foodborne Illness; Elizabeth Laseter;; April 10, 2018

Recall of pre-cooked roast beef spreads to additional provinces including Alberta, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador; The Canadian Press; April 10, 2018

Norovirus outbreak closes two British Columbia oyster farms; ; April 10, 2018

Raw is risky: At least 40 sick linked to 2 Canadian oyster farms; Doug Powell; barfblog ; April 9, 2018

Spring thaw leaves Canadian crusaders steaming over poop; Doug Powell; barfblog ; April 9, 2018

Canadian E. coli cases believed to have been caused by deer meat; Doug Powell; barfblog ; April 9, 2018

Updated Food Recall Warning - Deli Classic brand Seasoned Cooked Roast Beef Round recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes;; April 9, 2018

HACCP Principle No. 7: Compliance requires the right records; Laura Mushrush;; April 9, 2018

Making food safe without using chemicals;; April 8, 2018

Your milk is safe, Gerry Byrne tells consumers; Rob Antle;; April 6, 2018

Transparent patch designed to detect pathogens like E. coli in packaged foods; Sheryl Ubelacker; The Canadian Press; April 6, 2018

First it was 5, now 19 sick in E. coli outbreak linked to Edmonton restaurant; Doug Powell; barfblog; April 5, 2018

DINE SAFE TORONTO: 12 restaurants fail to get green pass from TPH; Press; April 5, 2018

Most food-borne illnesses occur at home, but consumers don't feel responsible: study; Morgan Lowrie; The Canadian Press; April 5, 2018

Go ahead, bend your elbows for that morning fix: Coffee’s OK; Kelsey M. Mackin;; April 5, 2018

Most Canadians unaware of recent, major food recalls, survey finds; Ann Hui;; April 5, 2018

How Chefs with Food Allergies Are Raising the Food Safety Bar; Lindsay Burgess;; April 3, 2018

The Reality of Intentional Food Contamination Threats; Robert A. Norton;; April 3, 2018

Masstown Market smoked fish under recall due to possible toxin; Rebecca Lau;; April 2, 2018

Smoked fish products recalled in Canada; botulism possible;; March 31, 2018

'It's horrible': Woman who suffered E. coli poisoning wants Edmonton restaurant shut down; Travis McEwan;; March 30, 2018

Runs to the border: People are still terrified to eat at Chipotle; Doug Powell; barfblog; March 30, 2018

Salmonella outbreak from raw chicken products leads to 30 cases in Canada;; March 29, 2018

E. coli in Tavistock Canada; Doug Powell; barfblog; March 29, 2018

Canada’s Salmonella investigation sparks chicken nugget recall;; March 28, 2018

Illnesses prompt testing, recall of deli roast beef in Canada;; March 28, 2018

Stewart Parnell gets new appellate attorney; seeks more time; Dan Flynn;; March 27, 2018

Kids, kids, the FoodNet data is back; Doug Powell; barfblog; March 26, 2018

HACCP Principle No. 5: Establish, execute corrective actions; Laura Mushrush;; March 26, 2018

Does the microwave zap food of its nutrients?; Marilisa Racco;; March 25, 2018

E. coli O157:H7 findings trigger multiple beef recalls in Canada;; March 23, 2018

Restaurants Canada - Alberta Budget provides no relief for struggling restaurateurs;; March 23, 2018

Patients at cancer center hit by Listeria from hospital deli;; March 23, 2018

Salmonella Enteritidis Outbreak in Canada Linked to Poultry Sickens 30; Linda Larsen;; March 23, 2018

Three cases of Listeria linked to deli meats sold at restaurant in Toronto hospital; Doug Powell; barfblog; March 22, 2018

Confirmed cases of vibrio cholerae on Vancouver Island linked to herring eggs;; March 22, 2018

AHS warns those who ate at Grey Nuns Hospital after worker diagnosed with hepatitis A;; March 22, 2018

Paramount Fine Foods recognized for their work with newcomers to Canada;; March 21, 2018

Advocate for Change to Establish a Food Safety Culture; Jordan Anderson;; March 20, 2018

Food poisoning is awful, and it is more common than you think. Why does it happen, and what can you do about it?; Jorg Marian;; March 19, 2018

HACCP Principles: No. 4 Details matter — as does training; Laura Mushrush;; March 19, 2018

Ground beef for meal-kit company recalled after E. coli test;; March 19, 2018

30 sick from Salmonella linked to raw frozen chicken thingies in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 18, 2018

Publisher’s Platform: Free Advice to a Food Company CEO during a Listeria Outbreak – Specifically Tiger Brands – Enterprise CEO, Lawrence MacDougall; Bill Marler;; March 17, 2018

Norovirus is is a foodborne and person-to-person problem; Ben Chapman; barfblog; March 14, 2018

Scientists may have new weapon to fight Listeria;; March 14, 2018

Fruit flies can transfer foodborne pathogens; Doug Powell; barfblog; March 13, 2018

The Government of Canada is working with the poultry industry to reduce the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products;; March 13, 2018

The New Normal: Pinpointing Unusual Sources of Food Contamination; Martin Easter;; March 12, 2018

Food safety culture leads sector challenges: GFSI; Michelle Perrett;; March 12, 2018

HACCP Principles: No. 3 Set limits for critical control points; Laura Mushrus;; March 12, 2018

Rats, rodenticides and what’s right;; March 12, 2018

Latest update: EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr auto-injector supply interruption; Food Allergy Canada; March 9, 2018

Apparently you shouldn't eat lunch at your desk; Robert Mancini; barfblog; March 8, 2018

Organic Mushroom Soup Recalled in Canada for Possible Botulism;; March 8, 2018

Here's the Best Way to Protect Yourself from a Norovirus Outbreak; Rachael Rettner;; March 7, 2018

How Easy are Your Food Safety Practices?; Juan Martinez;; March 6, 2018

Still need a better descriptor: Cross-contamination and cutting boards; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 6, 2018

Soup sold at Belleville, Ontario farmers' market recalled; Ben Chapman; barfblog; March 6, 2018

A robot will be cooking your food at CaliBurger; Robert Mancini; barfblog; March 5, 2018

HACCP Principles: No. 2 identify critical control points; Laura Mushrush;; March 5, 2018

Canada feds pledge $175,000 for food safety and standards; Tom Karst;; March 1, 2018

Positive E. coli test in Sudbury drinking water found to be incorrect;; March 1, 2018

Ikea recalling marshmallow candies due to mice infestation; Alex Gagne;; February 28, 2018

Cara Completes Merger with The Keg;; February 27, 2018

E. coli spread in cattle caused by water troughs; Rob Mancini; barfblog; February 27, 2018

Minimum wage hikes serving up uncertainty in food industry; Sylvain Charlebois;; February 27, 2018

HACCP Principles: No. 1 conduct a hazard analysis; Laura Mushrush;; February 26, 2018

Toronto’s Cheesecake Factory passes health inspection after failing last week; Alina Bykova;; February 26, 2018

MTY Provides Update on Pending Acquisition of Imvescor; Kostuch Media Ltd.; February 21, 2018

Walmart, Loblaw, Metro recall popcorn in Canada; insects found;; February 21, 2018

The Future of Food Safety for the Foodservice Industry; FoodSafety Magazine; February 20, 2018

Please note the following updates regarding the supply of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr in Canada; Food Allergy Canada; February 20, 2018

Scientists urge regulators to revisit 60-day rule for raw gouda; Coral Beach;; February 20, 2018

New class of antibiotics may be capable of killing superbugs; Robert Mancini; barfblog; February 16, 2018

MTY to acquire Timothy’s World Coffee and Mmmuffins; Kostuch Media Ltd.; February 15, 2018

Congratulations Marler-Clark on 20 years of food safety advocacy; Marion Nestle;; February 15, 2018

A New Approach to Solving the Problem of Sprout Safety;; February-March 2018

N.S. to hire environment prosecutor to 'hold people and companies accountable'; The Canadian Press; February 14 2018

Recall issued after Vancouver teen's allergic reaction to cookies with undeclared peanuts;; February 14, 2018

Control of Listeria monocytogenes on Food-Contact and Noncontact Surfaces by Antimicrobial Coatings;; February-March 2018

Too Much Power to the People? A Food Safety Site Tests the Limits; Kevin Roose;; February 13, 2018

Hosts on a viral planet: Ancient virus could be the reason humans can think; Doug Powell; barfblog; February 12, 2018

Hundreds of food safety violations cited at P.E.I. eateries since 2014; Sally Pitt;; February 12, 2018

Unhealthy batch of raspberries could possibly be why 100s of Quebecers have been sick final summer time, report says;; February 11, 2018

Peter Rabbit: Calls for Sony Pictures to apologise after food allergy 'bullying' scene in new movie;; February 11, 2018

Study Claims Rexall Place Has Worst Food Safety Record At Major Canadian Venues;; February 11, 2018

Walmart’s Frank Yiannas identifies ‘mega trends’ for food safety professionals; Joan Murphy;; February 8, 2018

Concerns raised about young people’s poor food safety knowledge as the academic year begins, Australian version; Robert Mancini; barfblog; February 8, 2018

Biology is cool: How Salmonella die at low temps; Doug Powell; barfblog; February 7, 2018

Hygiene hypothesis: We're not smart enough, but go ahead, the importance of infants' exposure to microorganisms; Doug Powell; barfblog; February 6, 2018

Chipotle has a plan to regain customers it keeps losing to food safety issues; Sarah Whitten;; February 6, 2018

Five years of data show bacteria-related food recalls increasing; Coral Beach;; February 6, 2018

Journal of Food Protection Looks at 2013 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Raw Milk Cheese in Canada;; February 6, 2018

What Changed the Game for Food Defense?; Robert A. Norton;; February 6, 2018

Innovation Unleashed: RC Show 2018 reveals ground breaking products & technology;; February 5, 2018

Chipotle's brand perception is worse than during the 2015 food-safety crisis; Sarah Whitte;; February 2, 2018

Canadian inspectors find Listeria; Sawler recalls turnip sticks;; February 1, 2018

Effectiveness of flu shot under 20 per cent for dominant strain this season: experts; The Canadian Press; February 1, 2018

Trial date delayed in bad-clams case; Julia Wright;; February 1, 2018

New report emerges detailing seafood mislabeling in Canada; Christine Blank;; January 31, 2018

Health Canada recalls Farmers milk products after presence of sanitizer detected; Alexander Quon;; January 31, 2018

Farmers milk and cream products recalled after exposure to cleaning product; Marina von Stackelberg;; January 30, 2018

New research boosts food safety in artisanal meats;; January 30, 2018

Canada recalls more frozen coconut linked to U.S. outbreak; Coral Beach;; January 30, 2018

DINE SAFE PEEL: Peel Health hands out warnings to four establishments;; January 30, 2018

Scientists discover how Giardia makes people ill; Robert Mancini; Barfblog; January 29, 2018

HelloFresh recalls meal kits over potential salmonella contamination;; January 27, 2018

Most have clear vision for improving food safety – survey; Joseph James Whitworth;; January 26, 2018

Circuit court denies all Peanut Corp. of America criminal appeals; Dan Flynn;; January 23, 2018

Peterborough Public Health investigating suspected case of food poisoning from Apsley school function; Lance Anderson;; January 22, 2018

How to keep your fresh produce safe to eat; Chris Enroth;; January 21, 2018

Chemical imaging technology to improve P.E.I. potato safety;; January 20, 2018

Global News investigates: Improper food handling ‘a time bomb waiting to happen’; Julia Wong;; January 19, 2018

Foul-tasting Farmers milk investigated; Bill Spurr;; January 19, 2018

Small' hepatitis A risk for public after Saskatoon-area café worker handled food; The Canadian Press; January 19, 2018

Inspectors found foreign workers sleeping in a Burger King basement: Alberta Health Services; The Canadian Press; January 17, 2018

CDC says contaminated coconut could still be in homes, stores; Coral Beach;; January 17, 2018

Regina man says he found wood chips in soup purchased at Costco; Alex Soloducha;; January 17, 2018

More Cases Of E-Coli Reported In the US; Liz Daunton;; January 17, 2018

After the E. coli outbreak: How to minimize the risk of food poisoning; Sara Fraser;; January 14, 2018

8 pantry staples that expire sooner than you think; Arti Patel;; January 13, 2018

Not on tap: 'Raw water' could transmit potentially deadly pathogens: experts warn; Sheryl Ubelacker;; January 12, 2018

Thunder Bay health unit says 1st year public food safety scores a success; Matt Prokopchuk;; January 11, 2018

Canada declares outbreak over; CDC, FDA still investigating; Coral Beach;; January 10, 2018

E. coli outbreak tied to romaine declared over in Canada; Lisa Jennings;; January 10, 2018

Court shuts down large raw milk co-op; advocate done fighting;; January 10, 2018

Too soon to blame romaine lettuce for E. coli outbreak, CDC says; Maggie Fox;; January 10, 2018

Food Safety 101 – How to handle and defrost meat;; January 9, 2018

Foodservice workers should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A; Bill Marler;; January 7, 2018

Are you handling your food safely? One expert says probably not; January 6, 2018

Costco recalls some Kirkland Signature croissants that may contain plastic; The Canadian Press; January 6, 2018

Risk of hepatitis from Safeway doughnuts low; Bruce Campbell;; January 5, 2018

How Long Does It Actually Take to Get Food Poisoning From a Sketchy Meal?; Emily Shiffer;; January 5, 2018

The 9 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick; Cindy Kuzma;; January 5, 2018

'When in doubt, throw it out,' what can you eat after a power outage; Meghan Groff;; January 5, 2018

Stay away from romaine lettuce for now, consumer group warns; Craig Johnson;; January 4, 2018

E. coli victim dies in U.S. but feds can’t discuss investigation; Coral Beach;; January 3, 2018

Sobeys pulls romaine lettuce off shelves amid E. coli outbreak; The Canadian Press; January 3, 2018

Some restaurant chains stop serving romaine lettuce amid E. coli outbreak; Aleksandra Sagan; The Canadian Press; January 3, 2018

CA and US E. coli – Will 2 Outbreaks Become 1?; Heather Williams;; December 31, 2017

Okotoks Safeway Employee Handling Donuts Diagnosed With Hepatitis A;; December 30, 2017

Pre-made sandwiches recalled over Listeria fears; The Canadian Press; December 29, 2017

DINE SAFE YORK: Public health inspectors charge 4 eating establishments; Adam Martin-Robbins;; December 27, 2017

E. Coli Outbreak In Canada, Women At Higher Risk;; December 23, 2017

E. coli outbreak from lettuce shows problems with produce traceability: expert; Daniela Germano; The Canadian Press; December 22, 2017

Top food safety stories include regs, recalls, respects this year; Dan Flynn;; December 22, 2017

Canadians warned to avoid romaine lettuce until further notice; Coral Beach; foodsafetynews; December 21, 2017

Chipotle Stock Plunges After Reports of Vomiting Employees at L.A. Restaurant;; December 20, 2017

These Common Holiday Foods Can Actually Be Dangerous For Kids; Natalie Stechyson;; December 19, 2017

How to Save on Emergency Supplies - Disaster Prep on a Budget; Monique Dugaw;; December 2017

E. coli outbreak: What Canadians should know about washing, eating lettuce; Maham Abedi;; December 15, 2017

E. coli outbreak linked to lettuce leaves 1 dead, health officials say;; December 14, 2017

Steam with your melons? If it makes produce safer, why not; Doug Powell; Barfblog; December 12, 2017

21 sick with E. coli O157 from Romaine lettuce in Canada: What says LGMA?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; December 12, 2017

Imvescor to be Acquired by MTY; Danielle Schalk;; December 12, 2017

E. coli outbreak in three provinces linked to romaine lettuce;; December 12, 2017

VIP Caviar Club Trout Roe Botulism Recall in Canada Has Been Updated; Linda Larsen;; December 11, 2017

Food and drink industry second most affected by product recalls, new research shows; George Smith;; December 6, 2017

Six Food Safety Tips to Achieving a Successful Food Safety Program; Josh Onishi;; December 5, 2017

Transparency, temperature, tenacity can tame FSMA terrors; Ron Chapek;; December 2, 2017

Oceana finds more seafood mislabeling in Canada; Christine Blank;; November 30, 2017

New proposed changes to the Regulations under the Health Protection and Promotion Act in Ontario; Robert Mancini; Barfblog; November 30, 2017

Outbreaks in Quebec, Twin Cities traced to Chinese raspberries; Phyllis Entis;; November 28, 2017

Pop-up turkey thermometers can suck; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; November 27, 2017

2 women set out on territory-wide journey for Nunavut's char and seal recipes;; November 27, 2017

Egg man starts 3-month term as ‘responsible corporate official’; Dan Flynn;; November 24, 2017

The inspection gap: Big business, big problem for Nova Scotia’s food establishments;; November 23, 2017

The inspection gap: Why owners and safety experts want restaurants to be inspected; Alexander Quon;; November 22, 2017

N.S. restaurants can go 6 years without inspections: Global News investigation; Alexander Quon;; November 21, 2017

The vomit machine lives on; norovirus can aerosolize during vomit events; Ben Chapman; barfblog; November 20, 2017

Nunavut creates country food safety guidelines to boost traditional menus across territory; Priscilla Hwang;; November 19, 2017

'We should expect to see another outbreak': Reports of illnesses from Chipotle are soaring; Hayley Peterson;; November 18, 2017

Breeding Resistant Chickens for Improved Food Safety;; November 16, 2017

Campylobacter uses other organisms to multiply and spread; Robert Mancini; barfblog; November 15, 2017

Agropur Cooperative Recalls Comte Cheese for Possible Listeria Monocytogenes in Canada; Linda Larsen;; November 15, 2017

Food safety risks, costs, waste likely to increase in ‘clean’ era; Dan Flynn;; November 14, 2017

Food Allergen Standards: Do Canadian Labelling Requirements Fall Short?; Marilyn Allen;; November 10, 2017

Nunavut Tim Hortons’ decrepit bathrooms finally getting a makeover; Lisa Gregoire;; November 10, 2017

What's in your water? — Do you scrub-a-dub? — What is 'sugar glass' and why should you care?;; November 10, 2017

Website Aims to Help Canadians Prepare For an Infectious Disease Outbreak;; November 9, 2017

Chefs’ mad, bad image gets a makeover as kitchen culture changes; Chris Johns;; November 9, 2017

Could Your Cookbook Make You Sick?;; November 9, 2017

Proposed changes to Ontario public health regulations cause concern; Alan S. Hale;; November 9, 2017

Canadian raw milk crusader serving 60 days — on weekends;; November 9, 2017

Global Food Safety Resource to Launch Unique Training Platform in 2018; PRWEB; November 7, 2017

New Study Pinpoints Source of Salmonella in Ground Turkey;; November 7, 2017

Flaked salmon product recalled due to possible Listeria;; November 4, 2017

Chipotle stockholders’ suit says company, CDC kept secrets; Coral Beach;; November 3, 2017

UPDATED: Canada recalls salmon caviar for botulism concerns;; November 3, 2017

Edmonton family warns others to check grapes after finding deadly spider; Sarah Kraus;; November 2, 2017

Maple Leaf recalls chicken breast strips due to possible bacteria; The Canadian Press; November 2, 2017

Millers Await Advancements In Controlling Pathogens in Flour; Ron Sterk;; November 2, 2017

Staphylococcus illnesses prompt recall of frozen chicken strips;; November 2, 2017

Some people sick in Fredericton Junction, where E. coli in water prompts boil order; Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon;; October 31, 2017

Breeding resistant chickens for improved food safety; Jan Suszkiw;; October 31, 2017

Salmonella Outbreak Associated with Raw Tuna: How Does it Get Contaminated?; Linda Larsen;; October 30, 2017

Conservative politicians blame Calgary restaurant closure on all 3 levels of government; Robson Fletcher;; October 27, 2017

65 percent of infant formula, baby food tests positive for arsenic study finds; Mary Claire Patton;; October 26, 2017

Jumped the shark: Food safety culture; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 26, 2017

New burgers and $1 soda helps McDonald's lure back diners in U.S., Canada and China;; October 25, 2017

The massive food-safety recall that hit Walmart and Trader Joe’s is actually good news; Chase Purdy;; October 23, 2017

Eat peanuts when you're pregnant and NEVER wash a chicken: The 'danger' foods that are actually safe and the ones that are far riskier than you thought; Angela Dowden;; October 21, 2017

Peter DeCoster gets out of federal hospital prison on Monday; Dan Flynn;; October 21, 2017

Canada recalls caviar, smoked fish for botulism concerns;; October 20, 2017

Freshcut veggies recalled across U.S. and Canada for Listeria;; October 20, 2017

Firm ripened Comté cheese recalled in Canada for Listeria;; October 19, 2017

More sick, 1 possible death in Salmonella outbreak in Canada; Coral Beach;; October 19, 2017

Mechanically Tenderized Steak Recalled for E. coli O157:H7; Linda Larsen;; October 18, 2017

From the duh files: 'People are being duped' at Canadian farmers markets; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 17, 2017

Food Recall Warning - Certain Pacific Oysters recalled due to a marine biotoxin which causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP);; October 17, 2017

Yummy Smoked Lake Trout Recalled After Botulism Illness in Canada; Linda Larsen;; October 16, 2017

Serial barfer busted near Toronto; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 16, 2017

Organic BS: Hucksters make a buck, plead guilty to fraud in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 16, 2017

CHARLEBOIS: Feds right to lift prohibition on edible cannabis products; Sylvain Charlebois;; October 5, 2017

Food Safety rapidly evolving in a digital world;; October 3, 2017

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Wolfgang Puck brand Creamy Butternut Squash Organic Soup recalled due to undeclared mustard;; October 2, 2017

Montreal food inspectors recall fruit, nut products sold online;; September 30, 2017

13 sick: Another Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw chicken thingies; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 29, 2017

Canadian Salmonella outbreak traced to frozen, raw chicken; Coral Beach;; September 29, 2017

Maybe not so slightly pink: Properly cooked pork chops may contain threat of Listeria and Salmonella for consumers; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 28, 2017

Millennials Care Less About Food Recalls; Charlie Heller;; September 26, 2017

Joint Canada-U.S. food safety idea floated during NAFTA talks; Dan Flynn;; September 26, 2017

DINE SAFE YORK: Health inspectors charge Markham butcher shop; Adam Martin-Robbins;; September 26, 2017

What do food safety and embalming have in common? Plenty, health inspector says Public health inspector finds common ground in new career in funeral industry; David Thurton;; September 24, 2017

Using 'MasterChef gadget' to cook meat 'sous-vide' is a recipe for food poisoning; Pat Hagan;; September 23, 2017

Washing raw poultry increases cross-contamination; Robert Mancini; Barfblog; September 22, 2017

This teacher's viral hack will convince your kids to wash their hands; Jessica Ankomah; Yahoo Canada Style; September 21, 2017

Fraser Health issue recall for Original Kulfi ice cream sold throughout Surrey; Stephanie Ip;; September 20, 2017

DINE SAFE YORK: Inspectors temporarily close Vaughan restaurant; York Region Health Connection; September 18, 2017

DINE SAFE TORONTO: Which 5 restaurants and food processing plant didn't get a green pass by inspectors;; September 18, 2017

Frozen sausage recalled in Canada, U.S. for undeclared milk;; September 17, 2017

Government of Canada Congratulates CanadaGAP for Food Safety Achievements;; September 15, 2017

According to a Recent Study/Survey … Mid-September 2017 Edition!;; September 15, 2017

City of Toronto Food Handler Certification Form and Fee Requirement Removed!; TrainCan, Inc; September 12, 2017

Are food allergies another branch of clean eating hokum?; Juliana Adelman;; September 12, 2017

Bad advice: Cook poultry thoroughly; Robert Mancini; Barfblog; September 12, 2017

Experts to collaborate on national food policy at U of Guelph this week;; September 11, 2017

Chicken sashimi is risky; and gross; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; September 7, 2017

How a Canadian-made paper strip could revolutionize E. coli testing; Graham Slaughter;; September 7, 2017

How Current World Threats May Impact Food Safety; Robert Norton;; September 7, 2017

24 sick with campy from pig roast in Guelph; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 6, 2017

Recall of tainted pineapple products expanded in BC; Sarah Simpson;; September 6, 2017

AHS confirms three more cases of salmonella connected to Folk Fest food booth; Travis McEwan;; September 5, 2017

Edmonton teen has emergency surgery after Folk Fest food poisoning; Emily Rendell-Watson;; September 4, 2017

Hepatitis A found in fresh cut pineapple in British Columbia; Coral Beach;; September 3, 2017

Salmonella risk spurs breading/batter mix recall in Canada;; September 3, 2017

35 inspectors responsible for 5,000 restaurants in Central Alberta;; August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey brings food safety challenges to millions; U.S. Department of Agriculture; August 25, 2017

'It's a very complex subject': Food scientist weighs in on Carl's Jr. violations caught on camera; Stephen Hunt; CBC News; August 24, 2017

Disgusting behaviour' caught on video at fast food restaurant in Red Deer, Alta.; Carolyn Dunn; CBC News; August 23, 2017

DINE SAFE YORK: 2 Markham restaurants closed, 9 businesses charged;; August 22, 2017

Student Inventors Create Smartphone Case That Administers Epinephrine; Mariam Matti; Allergic Living Magazine; August 22, 2017

Employees shut down popular Toronto poutine shop citing ‘unsafe working conditions’; Erica Vella; Global News; August 22, 2017

New food safety rules may drive weed-eating goats out of Edmonton, herder says; CBC News; August 21, 2017

New vaccine fights illnesses and improves food safety; Alberta Farmer; August 17, 2017

High Liner revenue drops due to product recalls; James Risdon; Herald Business; August 15, 2017

High Liner revenue drops due to product recalls; James Risdon; Herald Business; August 15, 2017

DINE SAFE YORK: Markham restaurant receives closure order, 5 others charged; Markham Economist & Sun; August 15, 2017

Toronto Public Health warns of possible Hepatitis A exposure at Scarborough restaurant; Joshua Freeman;; August 14, 2017

Canada-U.S. in talks about inspection system equivalencies; News Desk; August 14, 2017

EU: 17 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal; Lorne Cook; The Associated Press; August 11, 2017

Food Recall Warning - Raspberry mousse cakes recalled due to norovirus; CNW; August 11, 2017

Trunk Trade: Unlicensed food market quietly growing in Richmond BC; Daisy Xiong; Richmond News; August 11, 2017

BBQ safety: How to know your meat is cooked & other tips; Phil Heidenreich;; August 8, 2017

E. coli worry prompts Costco in B.C. to recall broccoli florettes;; August 4, 2017

First genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada;; August 4, 2017

Unlabeled meat found in 20% of sausages tested in Canada;; August 4, 2017

UBS analyzed 120,000 reviews of Chipotle — and a troubling trend emerged; Hayley Peterson;; August 3, 2017

A conspiracy theory about Chipotle is gaining steam; Hayley Peterson;; August 3, 2017

Emerging Technologies to Combat E. coli; Sean Riley;; August 1, 2017

DINE SAFE PEEL: Public health inspectors warn just one local eatery with conditional pass;; August 1, 2017

They can’t stomach it: 2 Va. men hit Chipotle with lawsuit over illness; Dennis Foley;; July 30, 2017

Niagara InfoDine turns 10; Karena Walter;; July 28, 2017

Reducing salmonella risk from contaminated produce studied at Wilfrid Laurier; Carmen Ponciano;; July 27, 2017

Chipotle Hit with Subpeona over Latest Food Safety Issue; Adam Samson;; July 26, 2017

Chipotle says sick employee responsible for latest outbreak; David Goldman;; July 26, 2017

DINE SAFE PEEL: Five restaurants warned with yellow card;; July 25, 2017

Province cracks down on popular lobster pound near Peggys Cove; Steve Berry;; July 24, 2017

Butter recalled over possible Listeria contamination: Canadian Food Inspection Agency;; July 22, 2017

All five stores at Queen St. food market reopen after health inspection;; July 21, 2017

Fresh produce could be cause of parasitic infection outbreak; wkrc; July 20, 2017

Yogurt recall expanded to Yoplait and Liberte; The Canadian Press; July 19, 2017

Canadian Food Inspection Agency expands yogurt recall to Yoplait and Liberte; The Canadian Press; July 19, 2017

Wall Street Sees Darks Days Ahead for Chipotle After Norovirus Outbreak In Virginia; Lucinda Shen;; July 19, 2017

No risk messages are risky: Chipotle still doesn’t get it; Doug Powell; barfblog; July 19, 2017

Virginia Chipotle closed after reports of illness; Ben Chapman; barfblog; July 18, 2017

Federal Competition Bureau asks municipalities to relax food truck laws; Diego Romero;; July 18, 2017

‘Disgusting’ video shows mice feeding on pastry at Toronto bakery;; July 16, 2017

Canada reports 12 sickened by chicken nuggets;; July 14, 2017

Study: Processed Mac and Cheese Has Lots of Phthalates;; July 14, 2017

Keep it cool: How Taste of Saskatchewan meets food-safety standards; Bridget Yard;; July 13, 2017

President's Choice pub recipe chicken nuggets recalled for possible salmonella contamination;; July 13, 2017

Viruses and parasites that should keep you up at night; Dan Flynn;; July 12, 2017

More Butter Recalled in Canada for Possible Listeria; Linda Larsen;; July 11, 2017

Inspection agency recalls two more brands of butter sold in Quebec;; July 9, 2017

29 sick: An outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 infections associated with flour- Canada, 2016-2017; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 7, 2017

Avoid an E. Coli Infection From Flour; Julia Calderone;; July 7, 2017

Ontario court fines Creation Foods Co. for kosher food violation;; July 7, 2017

Notes from the Field: An Outbreak of Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli O121 Infections Associated with Flour — Canada, 2016–2017;; July 7, 2017

E. coli O157 is always tragic, but probably not because of the last thing you ate; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 5, 2017

Fresh and Fit: Let’s talk about the importance of food safety; Jay McKenzie;; July 2, 2017

At least 20 sick with Cyclospora in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 30, 2017

Emerging food trends come with OHS concerns; Amanda Silliker;; June 30, 2017

Poop could be the hidden item in your Starbucks iced coffee; Marilisa Racco;; June 30, 2017

Stewart Parnell gets 15 minutes of fame on ‘American Greed’; Dan Flynn;; June 30, 2017

'I vomited it out': Woman suing restaurant for animal carcass in salad; Verity Stevenson;; June 29, 2017

Research Ties Ocean Currents to norovirus outbreak at B.C. oyster farms;; June 29, 2017

Food handlers and norovirus transmission: Social science insights;; June 29, 2017

Canadian Food Inspection Agency launches new online consultation for Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council;; June 29, 2017

Canada won’t name frozen chicken products linked to outbreak; Coral Beach;; June 29, 2017

7 sick: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw frozen breaded chicken thingies in Canada, again; Doug Powell; barfblog; June 27, 2017

U.S. Tim Hortons Franchisees Form Alliance;; June 27, 2017

Egg Company Executives Linked To Salmonella Outbreak Ordered To Prison;; June 27, 2017

Seven sickened across Canada by salmonella related to raw frozen breaded chicken;; June 27, 2017

Public Health Notice - Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products;; June 26, 2017

Will reheating rice cause food poisoning?; Abigail Norton;; June 25, 2017

Frozen raspberry products recalled in Quebec due to Norovirus;; June 24, 2017

Mark McEwan Grocery Store To Open at One Bloor East Tower in Late 2018;; June 23, 2017

Food safety universe dimmer with the loss of two bright stars; Benjamin Chapman; barfblog; June 22, 2017

Hummus recalled from Walmart, others for risk of Listeria; Kelsey M. Mackin; foodsafetynews; June 22, 2017

New federal healthy eating strategy may lead to warning symbols on your cheese; Susan Lunn;; June 21, 2017

More Robin Hood products added to Canada's E. coli flour recall; Sophia Harris;; June 20, 2017

Color sucks: Use a thermometer and stick it in for food safety; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 20, 2017

How to Create a Stronger Food Safety Culture; Angela Hanson;; June 19, 2017

Biofilms with Listeria pose persistent threat in food production;; June 19, 2017

Most food recalls in the U.S. are due to Listeria; Tim; June 17, 2017

The miracle of poop; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 16, 2017

Flour sold in Waterloo, Heidelberg added to food recall;; June 16, 2017

Milk products recalled in B.C. over 'harmful extraneous material';; June 16, 2017

What we know about all the recent flour recalls for E. coli; Charlotte Helson;; June 16, 2017

Total Recall: Top Reasons for Food Recalls in the Food Industry;; June 16, 2017

The Future of Food: How to Correct and Prevent a Food Safety Crisis; Don Low;; June 15, 2017

Recalls: Histamine, aflatoxin and perchlorate; Joe Whitworth;; June 15, 2017

Human Error Led to Recall of 4 Million Pounds of Food Due to Milk Allergen; Mariam Matti;; June 14, 2017

Are Your Employees Trained How To Handle A Crisis Correctly? Here’s How To Tell; Joan Martino;; June 13, 2017

Sharing Knowledge is Key to Harmonizing Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA); Jennefer Griffith;; June 13, 2017

Organic Trade Association guards against food fraud schemes; Dan Flynn;; June 13, 2017

Canada hit with another flour recall, more illnesses due to 2nd E. coli outbreak; Sophia Harris;; June 10, 2017

Going public: about E. coli O121 in Rogers Flour: Why a 17-day difference between feds and province?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 9, 2017

Rogers flour recalled in Canada because of E. coli outbreak;; June 9, 2017

Are Beards on Chefs a Threat to Food Safety?; Nancy Nichols;; June 8, 2017

Good Seed brand sprouts recalled again because of Listeria;; June 8, 2017

Two Guelph restaurants temporarily closed following public health inspections; Guelph Mercury; June 6, 2017

12 Ways Trump Has Declared War on Food Safety; Scott Faber;; June 5, 2017

Mushrooms, some are yummy, some are psychedelic, some are lethal: I wouldn’t know the difference.; Doug Powell;; June 3, 2017

Canadians asked to weigh in on food policy; Katerina Georgieva;; June 1, 2017

Smucker recalls Ardent Mills flour in U.S. because of E. coli; Coral Beach;; June 1, 2017

Ontario court could permanently shut down raw milk sales; Dan Flynn;; May 31, 2017

Death by a thousand cuts; Phyllis Entis;; May 31, 2017

Bento Sushi Plans IPO;; May 31, 2017

Canada Seeks To Implement Food Policy; Adam Bell;; May 31, 2017

Well done, Mom — Life lessons from foodborne outbreaks; Colby Duren;; May 29, 2017

Food safety: Possible risk to reputations provides motivation; Ecolab;; May 29, 2017

Handle flour like raw meat: More Canadian flour and people sickened with E. coli O121; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 29, 2017

Advocate calls for chicken irradiation in Canada; Rob Drinkwater; The Canadian Press; May 28, 2017

E. Coli Outbreaks Fast Facts;; May 28, 2017

Baking? Check flour on national E.Coli contamination list recall list; Amanda Persico;; May 27, 2017

Burford Meat Business and Owner Fined under Food Safety Legislation;; May 26, 2017

Canadian Grocers Use App To Promote Surplus Food About To Expire; Jeff Wells;; May 26, 2017

Maybe, don’t know: Do hand sanitizers cut down on illness?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 25, 2017

No More Appeals for Former Egg Executives;; May 25, 2017

How Worried Should You Be After The Recent Botulism Outbreak?; Marie Rossiter;; May 24, 2017

Tim Hortons Camp Day Builds Brighter Futures One Coffee at a Time;; May 24, 2017

Canada GMO label vote splits industry, campaigners; Ben Cooper;; May 23, 2017

Study: Fatty Acids Can Kill Listeria;; May 23, 2017

New E. coli Outbreak in Canada Associated with Flour;; May 22, 2017

Gastro outbreak bars visitors from Almonte hospital;; May 22, 2017

Rogers flour sold by Costco in Canada linked to new outbreak; Coral Beach;; May 20, 2017

McEwan Fine Food Stores Partners with Cheese Boutique;; May 19, 2017

That Tweet You Just Sent Could Help Predict a Flu Outbreak; Megan Gannon;; May 19, 2017

Food insecurity in Nunavut 'should be considered a national crisis,' expert says;; May 19, 2017

Saskatchewan Top Ranked Province on Conference Board of Canada's Food Report Card;; May 18, 2017

Alberta solid overall performer on the Conference Board of Canada's Food Report Card;; May 18, 2017

An Avoidable Death: Why We Need Strong Food-Safety Standards.;; May 17, 2017

Staying safe when eating out; Neil Godbout;; May 16, 2017

CFIA working to remove Kelly brand of Gigas Oysters from market;; May 13, 2017

Voluntary Recall by Publix Grocer Chain: How Physical Contamination Occurs and How to Protect Your Family; Heather Williams;; May 12, 2017

Some conditions can close restaurants;; May 12, 2017

Listeria control workshop opens 2017 Food Safety Summit; Dan Flynn;; May 10, 2017

Food recalls surge;; May 10, 2017

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Recalls Breaded Chicken Products; The Canadian Press; May 10, 2017

Fake ‘kosher’ cheese at kids’ camps leads to criminal charges; Michele Henry; The Toronto Star; May 9, 2017

Almost 30 Longo’s meat products now recalled for E. coli risk;; May 9, 2017

The future of food safety: the revolution is on our doorsteps;; May 8, 2017

Ron Doering: Of course I’m proud of CFIA, why isn’t the rest of Canada?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 7, 2017

Rob Mancini: Why do folks insist on providing bad food safety advice?; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; May 7, 2017

More Longo's brand meat recalled due to E.coli risk;; May 7, 2017

Dole’s Springfield shutdown, recalls cost company $36 million;; May 5, 2017

‘Fry them’ comments in jury room could get Parnells a new trial; Dan Flynn;; May 3, 2017

Fresh produce an emerging food safety challenge;; May 3, 2017

Food Safety Expert Surprises Homeowners and Puts Their Kitchens to the Test;; May 2, 2017

America’s Food Supply Is Potentially At Stake, Thanks To Trump; Joseph Erbentraut;; May 2, 2017

Bill Proposes Food Allergen Safety Training for Restaurants; Kristen Thometz;; May 1, 2017

Two lawsuits over last year’s Listeria outbreak settled by Dole; Dan Flynn;; April 30, 2017

'It's disgusting': Mom says mouse uninvited guest at Edmonton restaurant; Scott Stevenson;; April 28, 2017

Mislabeled Food Products Risk Allergic Reaction;; April 28, 2017

Family, Friends Are First Source for Food Safety Info; Brad Buck;; April 28, 2017

Food safety after power outages: Here's what you need to know; Corwyn Friesen;; April 27, 2017

New Canadian on-farm pork quality and animal welfare assurance program keeps pace with competition; Corwyn Friesen;; April 27, 2017

Food safety threat in plain sight; counter measures less clear; Cookson Beecher;; April 27, 2017

Just as Chipotle recovers from food safety woes, company suffers data breach; Lisa Baertlein; Reuters; April 26, 2017

Pie and tart shells recalled due to E. coli contamination;; April 26, 2017

Everything you need to know about restaurant health inspections (and wish you didn't); Mary Jo DiLonardo;; April 25, 2017

Has the public granted probation to the meat industry?; Chuck Jolley;; April 25, 2017

What you need to know about restaurant inspections, from gloves to soda machine mold;; April 25, 2017

Funky Froot Loops and golf balls in hash browns: the 8 weirdest food recalls in America; Megan Thielking;; April 24, 2017

E. coli O121 Outbreak in Canada Linked to Flour Grows to 28 Cases; Linda Larsen;; April 24, 2017

Possible E. coli expands meat recall at Mississauga Longo’s store;; April 24, 2017

Slow cooker food safety; Jessica Vincent; The Sentinel-Record; April 24, 2017

Why food recalls may seem more frequent; Amina Zafar;; April 22, 2017

Campylobacter and Salmonella Top Foodborne Illnesses in 2016;; April 21, 2017

First responders: What grocery stores do when recalls happen; Jeff Wells;; April 17, 2017

5 Food Safety Mistakes You Don't Want Your Kitchen Staff Making; Ron Harrison;; April 2017

Outbreak of norovirus in B.C. oysters having an impact on P.E.I; Bradley Collins;; April 16, 2017

High Liner fish sticks, breaded nuggets being recalled over allergy fears;; April 14, 2017

Nearly 30% of food products contain residue of pesticide glyphosate: CFIA report; Andrew Russell;; April 14, 2017

Class-action suit seeks damages for people who got sick from Robin Hood flour;; April 10, 2017

Consumers claim dead bat found in recalled Fresh Express salad mix;; April 9, 2017

Chipotle's food safety overhaul; Joel Crews;; April 7, 2017

Food expert raises concerns that garlic powder may contain inferior ingredients; Alesksandra Sagan; Canadian Press; April 7, 2017

New technology could offer cheaper, faster food testing;; April 5, 2017

Private wells test positive for bacteria at 19 per cent clip: WDGPH; Chris Halliday;; April 5, 2017

Robin Hood flour recall expanded to all of Canada;; April 4, 2017

Why did this NC professor go to battle with Gwyneth Paltrow?; Kathleen Purvis;; April 4, 2017

Meeting the Allergen Challenge; Maria Ferrante;; April 4, 2017

Food Integrity: Innovation, Transparency and Trust; Brian Sterling; foodsafetymagazine,com; April 4, 2017

Undeclared allergens a leading cause of food recalls in U.S.;; April 4, 2017

McDonald’s Canada Subject of Cyber-attack;; April 3, 2017

Allergen Alert: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans, Sold Individually or Pre-packaged by the pound in Bakery in New York State Stores Only;; April 3, 2017

Cook your cookies. Plus, closing the gown gap; Kelly Crowe;; April 2, 2017

Arrell Family Foundation Donates $20 Million to Canada's Food University; Kim Hughes;; March 31, 2017

Purdue Study: Listeria Can Thrive Inside Lettuce Tissue;; March 30, 2017

A Day in the Life of an Inspector: Is that a dead goat?; Francine L. Shaw;; March 30, 2017

Robin Hood Flour named in public health warning;; March 29, 2017

From the E. coli O121 in low-moisture foods file: flour power edition; Ben Chapman; Barfblog.; March 28, 2017

Popeyes’ Acquisition Expected to Close Today; Kostuch Media Ltd.; March 27, 2017

A First in Canada - International conference dedicated to food fraud; PR Newswire; March 27, 2017

Canada's Safe and Abundant Food Supply Gets Even Stronger;; March 22, 2017

TV Cooking Shows Cook Up Trouble;; March 21, 2017

E. coli Outbreak in Canada; JoAnn Alumbaugh;; March 16, 2017

Health inspector finds reused gloves, other issues at LifeLabs clinic; Ryan Flanagan;; March 13, 2017

Canada: More E. coli O121 cases in British Columbia, Toronto mumps cases grow; Robert Herriman;; March 13, 2017

What Are the Key Elements Required to Establish a Food Safety Culture?;; March 12, 2017

TrainCan, Inc. Win’s NSF Allied Train Food Safety Award; NSF International; March 9, 2017

Public Health Notice - Ongoing outbreak of norovirus and gastrointestinal illnesses linked to raw and undercooked oysters from British Columbia;; March 7, 2017

Beach Beat: Carnac the Magnificent tells all about Salmonella; Coral Beach;; February 26, 2017

Health Canada approves sale of irradiated ground beef but it must be labelled; John Cotter; The Canadian Press; February 22, 2017

Norovirus outbreak linked to BC oysters: What you need to know; Tania Hohut;; February 21, 2017

Food fraud: study shows Canadians fear risks; Sean O’Shea;; February 21, 2017

Important changes with the introduction of peanuts to babies;; February 21, 2017

Food safety and traceability support available for B.C. producers;; February 21, 2017

10 types of sell-by dates: Why we're throwing out food that's perfectly safe; Jennifer Sheehan;; February 21, 2017

Federal investigation underway as B.C. oyster norovirus outbreak spreads; Isabelle Raghemon;; February 19, 2017

Juicing is healthy, but easily contaminated by pathogens; Cookson Beecher;; February 17, 2017

York tops list of worst Ontario higher-learning institutions for food safety; Jonny Chard;; GFSR; February 16, 2017

Five Things Food Handlers Need To Know About Food Safety; Margaret Spence Krewen; GFSR; February 15, 2017

Restaurants ordered to close over cockroaches, wastewater backup; Ryan Flanagan;; February 13, 2017

Loblaws extends recall of PC Organics baby food over risk of dangerous bacteria; Emma McIntosh;; February 9, 2017

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Open for Public Comment;; February 8, 2017

Robins Donuts gets warning letter from provincial health inspectors; Dave Stewart;; January 29, 2017

Norovirus Outbreak on Toronto College Campus Appears Contained; Carole Ellis;; January 27, 2017

Paul Lachance Promoted Food Safety on Earth and in Outer Space; James R. Hagerty; The Wall Street Journal; January 27, 2017

Got norovirus? 5 things you need to know about the ‘winter vomiting bug’;; January 26, 2017

Canada seeks to bolster food safety regulations;; January 26, 2017

Nut controversy casts shadow over McDonald’s launch of all-day breakfast in Canada on Feb. 21; Hollie Shaw; The Financial Post; January 26, 2017

Researchers need retail help with cantaloupe safety project;; January 26, 2017

Keep food safety in mind when consuming sprouts; Jane Hart; Michigan State University Extension; January 25, 2017

Hot Topics in Food Safety: The Changing Definition of Food Safety; Allie Gallant; globalfoodsafetyresource; January 25, 2017

Rules for Safe Food for Canadians Act reach final review phase; Dan Flynn;; January 24, 2017

Food Allergy Canada's Open Letter to McDonald's Canada; Food Allergy Canada; January 23, 2017

Mysterious outbreak affecting 215 Humber College students may be norovirus; Torstar News Service; January 22, 2017

Alberta Health Services is reminding all Albertans about the risks associated with the consumption of raw shellfish; Troy Gillard; rdnewsnow; January 21, 2017

Something fishy: FDA’s final advice on when to eat which fish; Coral Beach;; January 20, 2017

Health Unit delivers first-ever food safety A grade; Nicole Dixon;; January 18, 2017

Government of Canada proposes new rules to strengthen food safety; PR Newswire; January 17, 2017

Food-handler bylaw in York Region aims to prevent food poisoning cases; Lisa Queen;; January 16, 2017

SGS Canada Inc. announces partnership with The Canadian Food and Wine Institute at Niagara College;; January 16, 2017

Public Health Agency of Canada issues public notice on of E. coli infections outbreak;; January 13, 2017

Walmart faces 174 charges related to sale of fire-contaminated food; Terry Reith, David Thurton; CBC News; January 13, 2017

CFIA fast-tracked tests on genetically modified salmon eggs for exports, documents suggest; Margo McDiarmid;; January 11, 2017

Niagara College partners with Kashruth Council to integrate kosher and food safety guidelines;; January 10, 2017

Texas team develops oral vaccine against Salmonella;; January 4, 2017

FSIS announces 3-year research plan based on observation;; December 28, 2016

Hepatitis A alert issued in Edmonton; Outbreak News Today; December 26, 2016

Truro must boil water until at least Christmas Eve; Rachel Ward; CBC News; December 22, 2016

Alberta Health Services says hepatitis A discovered in Edmonton food handler; The Canadian Press; December 22, 2016

Another victory for anti-science: Mandatory labelling of GE food; Doug Powell; Barfblog; December 21, 2016

Strategies? Cook ‘em: 120 sicken by noro in raw oysters in BC; Doug Powell; Barfblog; December 21, 2016

Researchers discover how foodborne pathogen triggers GBS; Food Safety News; December 19, 2016

Provincial government investigating 4 cases of E. coli in N.L.; Stephanie Kinsella; CBC News; December 14, 2016

Finger-licking, coughing chefs: A look into Nunavut's food inspections; Nick Murray; CBC News; December 12, 2016

Advocacy and research – December 2016; Food Allergy Canada Blog; December 9, 2016

Critical medicines of last resort could be lost without immediate regulatory action;; December 6, 2016

Canada's Food Price Report forecasts sharp rise in food prices for 2017;; December 6, 2016

Norovirus: Over 100 sickened by raw oysters on Vancouver Island; Doug Powell; Barfblog; December 2, 2016

Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customers; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; December 1, 2016

FDA says 1 percent of US cucumbers carry Salmonella; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 27, 2016

UK study: Juices from bagged salad can encourage Salmonella; Food Safety News; November 22, 2016

Health violations at popular Vancouver eateries; Ross McLaughlin and Sandra Hermiston; CTV; November 21, 2016

Celebrating the Accomplishments of a Public Health Leader Ronald de Burger: 1942-2016; CIPHI Ontario Branch News; November 2016

Salmonella returning from space get dangerously weird; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 20, 2016

Wal-Mart trial focuses on food safety; Olga Kharif;; November 19, 2016

Managing Sanitation Training with a Rapidly Changing Foodservice Staff; Danielle M. Gleason;; November 16, 2016

Miami cheese company owner draws 15-month prison term; Coral Beach;; November 16, 2016

Alberta health officials shut down rogue food-sharing operation;; November 16, 2016

80 sick: Outbreak at Fort McMurray oil sands camps; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 15, 2016

How you can find food inspection results; Dr. Charles Gardner;; November 15, 2016

Pocatello trials pave way for new food safety technology; John O’Connell; Capital Press; November 15, 2016

UBC student to be awarded for inventing new method of detecting contaminated food; Randy Shore; Vancouver Sun; November 12, 2016

Alberta bovine tuberculosis case investigation now includes Saskatchewan; John Cotter; The Canadian Press; November 9, 2016

Hepatitis A and the foodservice industry; Janette Woodhouse;; November 8, 2016

Canadian food is amongst the safest in the world, Canada edition; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 3, 2016

A Vision for Food Integrity and Social License; Brian Sterling;; November 1, 2016

Norovirus isn’t rocket science: Wash your freakin’ hands; Fancine L. Shaw; Manitoba Cooperator; October 30, 2016

30 ranches in Alberta quarantined as cattle tested for TB; Collin Gallant; Medicine Hat News; October 28, 2016

City facing public health inspector shortage for Canada's 150th birthday; CBC News; October 28, 2016

Action finally in sight on CFIA modernization; Alex Binkley; Manitoba Cooperator; October 26, 2016

CFIA suspends organic food processor; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 25, 2016

Health inspection website giving Peel restaurant diners food for thought; Roger Belgrave; The Mississauga News; October 25, 2016

Most Canadian Leafy Herbs Pass Foodborne Pathogen Sampling Test; Food Safety Magazine; October 24, 2016

Barf-proof yourself like a food-safety ace; Joe Dziemianowicz; New York Daily News; October 24, 2016

Toronto Public Health not doing thousands of mandatory restaurant and food inspections; Peter Kim; Global News; October 24, 2016

Saskatchewan crypto outbreak folks settle additional cases 15 years later; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; October 19, 2016

Person sick with Listeria linked to Richmond grocery store has died; Lisa Johnson; CBC News; October 17, 2016

How Wal-Mart Manages Food Safety for 140 Million Shoppers a Week; The Wall Street Journal; October 16, 2016

Potential poisoning outbreak connected to Richmond grocery store; The Canadian Press; October 14, 2016

Food-poisoning bacteria may be behind Crohn's disease; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 11, 2016

Risk of Hepatitis E from pigs or pork in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 11, 2016

B.C. dairy farmers fined $65,000 for antibiotics in milk; Larry Pynn; Vancouver Sun; October 11, 2016

Food recall awareness in Canada gets boost from technology; Richard Woodbury; CBC News; October 11, 2016

Canadians anxious but ill-informed about genetically engineered food; Kathleen Harris; CBC News; October 9, 2016

One bad apple doesn’t have to spoil the barrel; Food in Canada; October 7, 2016

Killer of old people and ‘everyone’s too anal’ about produce given awards by Canadian grocers; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 6, 2016

Food Safety: It’s in Your Employees’ Hands; Allison Stock;; October 6, 2016

‘I’ve never made anyone sick before’ Hometown fairytale after 100 sickened; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 5, 2016

RECALLS: Pies, rice, ski boots all make this week's list; Brampton Gardian; October 3, 2016

New research promises E. Coli detection in a fraction of the time; Reuters Global Mews; October 2, 2016

MPH Food Safety – University of Alberta; University of Alberta; October 2, 2016

Edmonton food sharing company flouts rules, follows in Uber's steps; Andrea Huncar; CBC News; October 1, 2016

Governments invest in on-farm food safety;; September 28, 2016

Brookline woman sues over E. coli infection; Felice J. Freyer; The Boston Globe; September 28, 2016

USA - Multistate E. coli outbreak prompts meat recall; Cox Media Group; September 27, 2016

Ontario court could shutdown raw milk distribution, promotion; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; September 26, 2016

5 things a Canadian food safety expert will never eat; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 25, 2016

$1.2M for farm food safety in Manitoba;; September 23, 2016

Allergens & Cross-Contamination: Education vs. Ignorance; Danielle M. Gleason; Food Safety Magazine; September 20, 2016

Good Question: Why Are We Seeing More Food Recalls?; John Lauritsen; CBS; September 20, 2016

It's time for Trudeau to join the battle against 'superbugs'; Andrew Morris; The Ottawa Citizen; September 20, 2016

Campy in Canada: Pets and raw milk underestimated; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 19, 2016

‘Five-Second Rule’ for Food on Floor Is Untrue, Study Finds; Christopher Mele; The New York Times; September 19, 2016

3 steps to better restaurant food safety; Betsy Craig; QSR Web; September 19, 2016

Proximity food challenge shows it’s usually safe to be near allergy triggers; Food Safety News; September 19, 2016

Schaffner does science: ‘Five second rule’ for food on floor is untrue, study finds; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 19, 2016

Donald Trump Campaign Pitches Then Deletes Food Safety Changes; Associated Press; September 16, 2016

Health official temporarily closes Chinese restaurant after finding cockroaches; Claire Theobald; Edmonton Journal; September 16, 2016

A Fast Fiber Optic Sensor to Battle E. coli; Stewart Wills;; September 14, 2016

Follow my lead: Food service needs safety champions; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 13, 2016

Financial impact of getting food safety wrong; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 13, 2016

Fermented seal flipper may be causing botulism in Nunavut; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; September 12, 2016

It's hard to get Hep A off of frozen berries; Ben Chapman; Barfblogs; September 12, 2016

Part 1: Protecting a diversified food chain; Cathy Siegner; Food Safety News; September 12, 2016

Salmonella uptick in London, Ontario: Some cases linked to Babylon Pizza and Shawarma; Outbreak News Today; September 8, 2016

Public Health investigating Hepatitis A outbreak in Halifax-area child care centres; CTV News; September 5, 2016

FFD 2.0: USP updates its Food Fraud Database; Food Safety News; September 5, 2016

Antibacterial ingredients to be removed from; Tyler Bergen;; September 5, 2016

Greenhouse innovations have drastically improved food safety; Jim Dimenna; Food Safety News; September 3, 2016

New guidelines for community suppers published; Lorraine Stevenson; Manitoba Co-operator; September 2, 2016

We’re both necessary evils, he gets paid better: Food lawyers; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 30, 2016

Going public: London, Ontario (that’s in Canada) version after Salmonella spike; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 26, 2016

E. coli detected in Sanikiluaq water, boil water advisory in place; CBC News; August 22, 2016

National Farmers Union Submission regarding proposed Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Food Irradiation); Exchange; August 16, 2016

Really, it wasn’t us: Leafy green cone of silence, Dole version; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 15, 2016

Washing is never enough but are they linked? Summer means Cyclospora in Canada, Mexico and Texas; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 12, 2016

Study directly links increase in vibrio cases to global warming trend; Food Safety News; August 12, 2016

Cyclospora outbreak: Canadian health officials warn of parasite causing illnesses; Carmen Chai; Global News; August 11, 2016

Lack of Resources, Negative Attitudes Barriers in Training; Maria Fontanazza; Food Safety Tech; August 8, 2016

More than Washing Your Hands: Preventing Food Poisoning; Food and Beverage Magazine; August 5, 2016

Fish served to an allergic customer nearly kills him. Is that a crime?; Jonathan Montpetit; CBC News; August 5, 2016

Salmon tartare allergy case sparks calls for training; Cassandra Szklarski; The Canadian Press; August 5, 2016

Waiter arrested after salmon dish puts man in a coma; Alex Ballingall; The Toronto Star; August 4, 2016

Just cook it doesn’t cut it: Walmart shares latest Salmonella-in-poultry results; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 2, 2016

The Salmonella question isn’t easily answered; Coral Beach; Food Safety News; August 2, 2016

Strengthening Food Safety Culture; Lone Jespersen; Food Safety Magazine; August 2, 2016

Food safety conference explores other side through debates; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; August 1, 2016

$1.6 M lawsuit claims Calgary siblings infected with E. coli after eating at Vietnamese restaurant; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 31, 2016

Tragic: Settlement reached after Canadian boy left disabled by E. coli; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 29, 2016

Manitoba Health releases list of restaurants shut down for health violations; CTV Winnipeg; July 28, 2016

Antibiotic alternative approved in Canada; Barbara Duckworth; The Western Grocer; July 28, 2016

Food fraud: How do we fight a problem we don’t yet understand?; Ann Hui; The Globe and Mail; July 26, 2016

New polymer coatings for food-contact surfaces resist microbes; Food Safety News; July 26, 2016

Vancouver restaurant shut down for five days due to salmonella outbreak; John Colebourn; Vancouver Sun; July 25, 2016

McDonald's tries fresh beef ‘An E. coli outbreak waiting to happen’; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 20, 2016

Food Safety and Security Is Not Just about Preventing Pathogens; Robert A. Norton; Food Safety; July 19, 2016

Handwashing rarely observed by Yellowknife restaurant inspectors; Priscilla Hwang; CBC News; July 15, 2016

Do food producers have any idea what goes in their products? Traceability, another fairytale; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 14, 2016

Hepatitis A case at 2 Edmonton-area Edo restaurants; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 13, 2016

There's a killer lurking in your canned food; Charles Mandel; National Observer; July 13, 2016

Do you know if your favourite restaurant is dirty? There's an app for that;; July 13, 2016

Why flour can harbour dangerous E. coli bacteria; CBC News; July 12, 2016

New Study Examines Food Safety Practices of 60 Public Companies and Identifies Five Key Industry Trends; Business Wire, NY; July 12, 2016

Toronto Public Health involved after Scarborough diners discover dead cockroach on plate of food ; Joanna Lavoie; Inside Toronto; July 12, 2016

General Mills recalls Betty Crocker cake mix over E.coli fears; Toronto Star; July  2016

Raw is risky: Canada reports 1st case this year of illness linked to eating raw oysters; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 8, 2016

E. coli, Salmonella, Norovirus: Chipotle, you're gonna love it; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 7, 2016

Frozen food safety confusion causing waste, watchdog warns; BBC News; July 4, 2016

Letter From the Editor: You cannot make this stuff up (Opinion); Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; July 3, 2016

Do they work? Do they really work? FDA says prove those hand sanitizers work; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 29, 2016

Offal fish: Canadian company fined $30K; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 27, 2016

Health inspectors on P.E.I. issue warning letters; Dave Stewart; The Guardian; June 21, 2016

Another use for thermometers: Drinking coffee hotter than 149F 'probably' causes cancer or means you’re dumb; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 16, 2016

Outbreak of something at Lumby Days in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 15, 2016

Province encouraged by uptake of new mandatory food handling course; Terrence McEachern; CBC News; June 9, 2016

Edmonton Food trucks safe, but inspections hard to come by; Ryan Tumilty;; June 9, 2016

Spate of recalls doesn't mean food is more risky: expert; Khalil Akhtar; CBC News; June 8, 2016

Meat makers left with bad taste over food recall; Brian Fitzpatrick; Regina Leader-Post; June 8, 2016

FDA’s new food safety partnership with Canada; Caroline Smith DeWaal; Food Safety News; June 5, 2016

Food Industry Hit by Widespread Recalls on Health Threats;; June 5, 2016

Burgers may need higher cooking temperature to be safe from E. coli, University of Alberta researchers say; Chris Berthelot; Edmonton Sun; June 2, 2016

New survey shows Canadians view farmers favourably but know little or nothing about farming; Debora Van Brenk; The London Free Press; May 31, 2016

Health Canada to propose allowing irradiated ground beef to be sold; Rob Drinkwater; The Canadian Press; May 30, 2016

5 ways your money can kill you;  Ted Rath; Barfblog; May 28, 2016

When eating your veggies isn't good for you; Daniel Schwartz; CBC News; May 28, 2016

First U.S. case of E. coli resistant to last-resort drug; Mike Stobbe; The Associated Press; May 27, 2016

Could Alzheimer’s stem from infections like Salmonella; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 25, 2016

Food Defense Rule designed to combat intentional adulteration; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; May 23, 2016

British Columbia’s oyster sector focuses on protocol, safety; Wendy Stueck; The Globe and Mail; May 23, 2016

All food can be contaminated: Huge recall of frozen fruits and vegetables after Listeria outbreak; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 23, 2016

Letter From the Editor: The New Normal; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; May 22, 2016

'Throw it away': Expert urges consumers to check freezers after massive recall; CTV News; May 21, 2016

CRF Frozen Foods recall for Listeria affects 400 products, some sold in Canada; CBC News; May 20, 2016

Canadians say: Update to the Vibrio parahamolyticus guideline; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 20, 2016

Listeria recall: What you need to know about the foodborne bacteria; CBC News; May 20, 2016

Keep Canadians safe and avoid a food recall; Food in Canada; May 20, 2016

Orwellian: People are sick, but CFIA plays word games with E coli O157 notice; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 20, 2016

My back still aches when I hear that word, Tillsonburg: Oh, Thunder Bay; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 19, 2016

Genetically modified salmon approved for sale as food in Canada Health Canada, CFIA say they've completed thorough and rigorous scientific reviews; Laura Chapin; CBC News; May 19, 2016

Food safety initiative puts farmworkers front and center; Cookson Beecher; Food Safety News; May 18, 2016

Walkerton outbreak reminds us to be thankful; Kristen Douglas; Campbell River Mirror; May 17, 2016

Invention promises rapid detection of E. coli in water; Science Daily; May 17, 2016

Food Safety Economics: The Cost of a Sick Customer; Harvard Business School; May 16, 2016

‘Red tide’ contamination forces closure of shellfish harvesting; Jon Meyer;; May 14, 2016

Did you know Listeria can survive on the food in your freezer?; CBC News; May 13, 2016

OMG, it’s still 2000: Canadian restaurant lobby says inspections are too complex for a single grade; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 11, 2016

Chipotle hires former critic to help improve food safety; Reuters; May 11, 2016

Doering: Label raw milk cheese; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 10, 2016

U.S. and Canada agree their food safety systems are comparable; The Food Safety News; May 6, 2016

Updated Food Recall Warning (Listeria monocytogenes) / Mise à jour d'un avis de rappel d'aliments (Listeria monocytogenes); CFIA; May 6, 2016

FDA recognizes Canada as comparable food safety system to U.S.; Tom Karst;The Packer; May 4, 2016

Dole being investigated over Listeria outbreak in Canada, U.S.; The Globe and Mail; April 29, 2016

Rewashing triple-washed greens at home can only increase risk of foodborne illness; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; April 29, 2016

NSF-GFTC has moved!; NSF-GFTC; April 28, 2016

'Tropical' parasite emerges in Canadian Artic; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 28, 2016

Canadian oyster imports banned after food poisoning; The Standard; April 28, 2016

Canadian study finds soy can be used as an antibacterial agent; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 27, 2016

Meat safety: Mount hope meat shop fined $8,750 for second food safety violation; Joel OpHardt; Hamilton Spectator; April 27, 2016

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc (CMG) Takes a Hit After E. Coli Crisis Crushes Comps; Noor Us Subah;; April 27, 2016

Diamond Pet Food, Costco pay settlement in Salmonella cases; Ann Reus;; April 25, 2016

Raw is risky: 4 sick with Salmonella in Canada linked to raw pet food; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 23, 2016

Nova Scotia - Recall issued for salami sold at Halifax market over botulism concerns; The Canadian Press; April 22, 2016

Ontario -No Hep-A cases reported in Niagara after recall; Don Fraser; St. Catharines Standard; April 22, 2016

Food Recall Warning - Caraway-pepper salami manufactured by Webbersfood Ltd. recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria; CFIA; April 21, 2016

Canada's Public Health Agency Devises Mass Spec Method for Typing E Coli; Adam Bonislawski; Genome Web; April 21, 2016

What you need to know about the frozen berry Hepatitis A outbreak; Carly Weeks; The Globe and Mail; April 19, 2016

Hepatitis outbreak linked to frozen organic fruit sold at Costco; Coral Beach; Food safety News; April 16, 2016

Boy Who Died From Asthma or Allergies at School Was Not Given Epi, Had Expired Inhaler; Allergic Living; April 12, 2016

Risk perception is always irrational; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 12, 2016

Food Recall – Sysco and Reser’s Fine Foods; CFIA; April 12, 2016

Shaping Food Safety Culture in Food Service – Challenges, Opportunities and Key Drivers; SGS Ltd; April 8, 2016

Something lost in translation: Thunder Bay health unit says sushi bar not at fault for noro; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 6, 2016

TrainCan’s approved trainer Grahame Innis teaches BASICS.fst in Pakistan; TrainCan, Inc.; April 5, 2016

Study: How Often are Retail Deli Machines Cleaned?; Food Safety Magazine; April 4, 2016

Cara to gobble up St-Hubert chain for $537-million; Jacqueline Nelson; The Globe and Mail; March 31, 2016

Bogus tainted food tip at Saskatchewan supermarket leads to charges; Canadian Press; March 30, 2016

Research links food poisoning to increased suicidal behaviors; Food Safety News; March 30, 2016

Thunder Bay health unit suspects foodborne illness at Bento Sushi; CBC News; March 30, 2016

Alarming' number of canned foods still contain BPA, new report warns; Sonja Puzic;; March 29, 2016

Yuck factor: Swiss study finds E. coli bacteria in ice cubes; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 29, 2016

Canada disbands its Dole salad outbreak investigation team; Food Safety News; March 29, 2016

CANADA: Comparing listeriosis risks in at-risk populations using a user-friendly quantitative microbial risk assessment tool and epidemiological data; Epidemiology and Infection; March 28, 2016

Oyster research could lead to food safety strategies; Cookson Beecher; Food Safety News; March 28, 2016

Do Increased Product Recalls Equate to Worsening Food Safety?; David Acheson;; March 28, 2016

Blue Bell reports on root causes of five-year Listeria outbreak; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; March 27, 2016

Parents, kids and teens: Take the new survey about perceptions of food allegies among youth; Food Allergy Canada; March 26, 2016

Ontario - Health unit flags farmers market in Port Dover; Monte Sonnenberg; Simcoe Reformer; March 25, 2016

Consumer Choice between Food Safety and Food Quality: The Case of Farm-Raised Atlantic Salmon; Morteza Haghiri; Memorial University; March 25, 2016

Food Recall Warning - Fraser Valley Meats brand lean and extra lean ground beef recalled due to E. coli O103 bacteria; CFIA; March 24, 2016

Will Chipotle Have Another Outbreak? Food Safety Advocates Plan Protest Amid Concerns; Sarah Berger; International Business Times; March 23, 2016

Chipotle using games, brains and off-site cooks to turn corner; Coral Beach; Food Safety News; March 23, 2016

Irony can be ironic: 113 sick after public health conference in Norway; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 20, 2016

Many Moose Jaw fast-food restaurants received infractions in last health inspections; The Moose Jaw Times Herald; March 18, 2016

Chipotle Considers Scaling Back New Food Safety Measures: Report; Steven Melendez; Fast Company; March 16, 2016

Ontario - New Regulation Under The Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015 – Menu Labelling Final Regulations; March 2016

WHMIS 2015 Questions Answered; Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine; March 2016

Listeria, Salmonella and Escherichia coli: Oh My!; Brent L. Reichert; Food Safety Magazine; March 15, 2016

Inspectors believe understaffing poses risk to food safety: union survey; Ann Hui; The Globe and Mail; March 15, 2016

Chipotle same-store sales drop 26% in February, but show improvement; Lisa Jennings; Nations Restaurant News; March 15, 2016

Beatrice brand chocolate milk recalled in Ontario, Quebec; Adam Frisk; Global News; March 14, 2016

Best-before dates guide food quality, not safety, experts say; Lois Abraham; The Canadian Press; March 14, 2016

Food safety starts at the top; Chipotle co-CEOs only get $13 million each for 2015; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; March 11, 2016

Manitoba Health closes restaurants, supermarkets for rodents, other infractions; CBC News; March 10, 2016

Health inspector closed 17 pools and dozens of restaurants in 10-month period; Ashley Prest; Winnipeg Free Press; March 10, 2016

‘They’re barfing again at Chipotle’ Company did the right thing in closing outlet with sick staffers; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 10, 2016

Employee Hygiene and Handwashing in Retail Foodservice Establishments; David Walpuck; Food Safety Magazine; March 2016

2016 List of Top 10 Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains, USA; Paul Antico; March 9, 2016

Safe Food Canada Releases Exploratory Study; Canadian Meat Business; March 9, 2016

Wild game in restaurants; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; March 8, 2016

What are gloves protecting? The food or the handler?; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; March 7, 2016

P.E.I. non-profit groups require food handling safety course; CBC News; March 5, 2016

Norovirus outbreak contained at University of Regina, officials say; CBC News; March 4, 2016

No one wants to be the next Chipotle, including Chipotle: Outlet closes because of Norovirus; Doug Powell; Barfbog; March 3, 2016

More support for early exposure to peanuts to prevent allergies; Doug Powell; Barfbog; March 3, 2016

89 cases of Norovirus at University of Regina; CJME News; March 3, 2016

Food Safety Talk 91: Chipotle: The Musical; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; March 3, 2016

Disney opens its food-safety secrets on Zebra devices; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 2, 2016

Canada says food safety audit issues much ado about nothing; Dan Flynn; The Food Safety News; March 2, 2016

Cuts to staffing levels leading to less oversight of food safety, union says; Ann Hui; The Globe and Mail; March 1, 2016

Hepatitis A cluster in Northern British Columbia; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; March 1, 2016

Canadian agency given deadline by U.S. body to clean up food safety; Robert Fife; The Globe and Mail; March 1, 2016

Report looks at public health inspections by Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; Valerie MacDonald; Northumberland Today; February 29, 2016

Spices have twice the Salmonella of other FDA-regulated imports; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 28, 2016

2016 Food Safety Recognition Awards presented; Food in Canada; February 26, 2016

Abell Pest Control Wins Allied Trades Food Safety Award; Canada NewsWire; February 25, 2016

Do labels work? Should sprouts come with a warning label?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 25, 2016

Mandatory Food Handler Certification Bylaw is here!; York Region; February 25, 2016

Edmonton Chinese restaurant fined $42,000 after cockroaches, filthy kitchen, discovered; Tony Blais; The Edmonton Journal; February 22, 2016

Do the math: Manage food waste with measurements; Megan Pellegrini; Food Safety News; February 22, 2016

Calgary store recalling prepared meals with pork; The Canadian Press; February 19, 2016

Del Monte, Sysco brand cantaloupe recalled after Salmonella test; Food Safety News; February 19, 2016

Court OKs $4 million class action settlement with XL Foods; Food Safety News; February 19, 2016

Food Poisoning Bulletin; Carla Gillespie; February 18, 2016

Court approves deal to settle XL Foods lawsuit filed after E. coli beef recall; John Cotter; The Canadian Press; February 17, 2016

$4 million settlement in XL Foods class action approved for distribution; Food in Canada; February 17, 2016

Parnell brothers finally in prison for deadly peanut butter outbreak; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; February 17, 2016

Spinach could be new cure for Salmonella and E. coli, or source of E. coli and Salmonella; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 15, 2016

After Chipotle food-borne illness scare, chefs reject idea that fresh is risky; Jerome R. Stockfisch; Tampa Tribune; February 14, 2016

Lack of inspection of meatball soup at border prompts recall; Food Safety NEWS; February 13, 2016

TrainCan BASICS.fst in Pakistan; TrainCan Inc; February 12, 2016

$40 billion in food fraud annually; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 12, 2016

Government of Canada Invests in Research for Beef, Pork and Dairy Sectors; Marketwired; February 12, 2016

Chipotle's Food Safety Issues Beginning To Look A Bit More Serious; Laura Brodbeck; Benzing; February 11, 2016

Chipotle’s burrito bribe and food safety strategy; Coral Beach; Food Safety News; February 10, 2016

The ultimate consumers’ choice award; Alex Binkley; Manitoba Cooperator; February 9, 2016

How Chipotle got 500 people sick - 3 min Video; National Restaurant News; February 9, 2016

Paolini's sausage products pulled due to E. coli scare; CBC News; February 5, 2016

Norovirus Summit III Workshop; NFSTF & NVEHA; February 4, 2016

National food strategy: Are we there yet?; Sylvain Charlebois; Canadian Grocer; February 3, 2016

E. coli outbreak linked to Calgary meat company; Bill Kaufmann; Calgary Sun; February 3, 2016

AHS investigating E.coli outbreak in Calgary Zone; Ryan White; CTV; February 3, 2016

‘Can I still eat this?’ From yogurt cups to frozen pork chops; Jonathan Forani; The Toronto Star; February 3, 2016

Criminal probe of Chipotle food-safety practices expanded systemwide; Lisa Jennings; Nation''s Restaurant News; February 2, 2016

They said loads: Handwashing and glove use both necessary; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 1, 2016

Food beyond 'best before' dates being sold in Windsor Ontario , but it's not illegal; CBC News; January 28, 2016

New illnesses in Dole salad Listeriosis outbreak; Coral Beach; Food Safety News; January 28, 2016

Thunder Bay residents opt to not change their lead water pipes to copper; CBC News; January 28, 2016

How Safe is Your Favourite Restaurant or Salon? Find out by Using New Health Inspections Portal; Region of Peel, Ontario; January 28, 2016

Your Food's Bacteria is a Big Data Gold Mine; David Z. Morris;; January 27, 2016

Food poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he refuses to eat; Kate Taylor; Business Insider; January 25, 2016

Dole Salads Recalled in Canada: But CFIA Says No Illnesses. What?; Linda Larsen;; January 25, 2016

Listeriosis worries spark recall for Dole, PC Organic salads; CBC News; January 23, 2016

How to Safely Transport Pallet Loads of Perishable Foods; Graham Nicholson; Food Safety Magazine; January 22, 2016

1 dead in Listeria outbreak linked to Dole lettuce; recall affects Canada; The Associated Press; January 22, 2016

LGMA silent on Listeria outbreak; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 22, 2016

Components of an Effective Allergen Control Plan (food processing); Food Allergy Research & Education; January 22, 2016

7 hospitalized in eastern Canada Listeria outbreak, 1 death may be related; The Canadian Press; January 21, 2016

International Association for Food Protection Holds 2016-2017 Secretary Election; International Association for Food Protection; January 21, 2016

Chipotle Outbreak Update: New Lawsuit Accuses Burrito Chain Of Covering Up Norovirus Scandal; Julia Glum; International Business Times; January 20, 2016

Canadian travellers report illnesses at Cuban resorts promoted and operated by Sunwing; Sean O’Shea; Global News; January 19, 2016

Dirt, insects, mouse droppings: Restaurant owners fined for repeated public health violations; Daryl Slade; Calgary Herald; January 18, 2016

Christmas dinner volunteer had hepatitis A: Alberta Health Services; The Canadian Press; January 15, 2016

Chipotle to Close Nationwide on February 8th to Address E.Coli Concerns; Emily-Erin Robinson;; January 15, 2016

Kingston restaurant owners take website to task; Paul Schliesmann; Kingston Whig-Standard; January 15, 2016

Reports: Chipotle to close all stores Feb. 8 for food safety meeting; Katharine Lackey; USA TODAY; January 15, 2016

50% of chicken breast Campy positive, irrigation water source of dangerous E. coli: FoodNet Canada 2014 short report; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 14, 2016

McDonald's in Stratford serves raw Chicken McNuggets; Doug Gallant; The Guardian; January 12, 2016

Release Pending Appeal is Denied for Parnell Brothers; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; January 12, 2016

Canadian beef industry less harmful to environment: Research; Susmita Pathak Mishra; International Business Times; January 12, 2016

Bottle feeding E. coli to calves could prevent food poisoning; Elizabeth McMillan; CBC News; January 12, 2016

Most Feared Salmon Virus Has Arrived in BC Waters; Food Safety News; January 8, 2016

Queen’s makes food safety changes after Thornhill student’s death; Simone Joseph;; January 8, 2016

Chipotle Sued For Misleading Investors Over Food Safety; Alexander C. Kaufman; The Huffington Post; January 8, 2016

The Benefits of Blast Freezers for Food Safety and Business; Food Safety Magazine; January 7, 2016

What the norovirus, E. coli outbreaks reveal about Chipotle's food safety culture; Stephanie K. Baer; The San Gabriel Valley Tribune; January 7, 2016

Canada’s Food Strategy: So what’s in the way of moving forward?; Gary Fread; Food in Canada Magazine; January 6, 2016

USA -Chipotle receives subpoena in criminal probe; Jonathan Maze; Nations Restaurant News; January 6, 2016

Sentencing in Food Safety Cases Are Not Without Complications; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; January 5, 2016

‘Disturbing’ drug-resistant superbug gene has been detected in Canada; Jennifer Yang; The Toronto Star; January 5, 2016

Bacteriophages: An Old Antibiotic Alternative Becomes New Again; Lydia Zuraw; Food Safety News; January 4, 2016

E. coli and Salmonella outbreak investigations continue; Joe Whitworth;; January 4, 2016

Blue Bell faces criminal investigation for listeria outbreak in ice cream; CNN; January 3, 2016

Imports. Domestic. Plenty of food safety issues are home-grown: Salmonella at the market; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 3, 2016

Cross-contamination: It’s a risk, that no wiping on a chefs’s apron will reduce; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 2, 2016

Chipotle Overhauls Food Safety Protocols After Outbreaks; Marcia Graham;; January 2, 2016

Are you sure that produce is safe? Are you sure?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 2, 2016

Basil as a source of foodborne illness; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 2, 2016

Publisher’s Platform: Chipotle Must Denounce Mike Adam’s Conspiracy Theory; Bill Marler; Food Safety News; January 1, 2016

US: Thomas Produce recalls cucumbers because of possible health risk; EIN News; January 1, 2016

10 notable E. coli outbreaks at U.S. fast-food restaurants; Michelle Hill;; December 31, 2015

Resistance is futile: Inspection disclosure comes to Cornwall, Ontario; Doug Powell; Barfblog; December 31, 2015

Food Safety Lessons Learned in 2015; Steve Kanaval;; December 30, 2015

Canada’s Salmonella Infantis Outbreak Hits 98; News Desk; December 24, 2015

Norovirus-linked Chipotle reopens in Boston; manager and employee fired; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; December 23, 2015

Study: Salmonella Can Flourish in Cookies, Crackers; Food Safety Magazine; December 2015

Carbon monoxide leak at restaurant sends 8 to hospital - Toronto; Shawn Jeffords; Toronto Sun; December 21, 2015

CDC reports more recent outbreak of E. coli cases linked to Chipotle; Associated Press; December 21, 2015

Canada Salmonella outbreak has spread to nine provinces; Karen Graham; Digital Journal; December 19, 2015

CEO: No price increase to cover food safety costs; Donna Gordon Blankinship; Associated Press; December 17, 2015

Chipotle outbreak highlights sourcing concerns for emerging brands; Jonathan Maze; Nation’s Restaurant News; December 17, 2015

Food safety training to be mandatory for all P.E.I. eating establishments; CBC News; December 17, 2015

Delta Hotel staff with Norwalk likely source of outbreak, says chief public health officer; CBC News; December 16, 2015

WORLD: Canadian Food Inspection Agency and EFSA enhance cooperation in risk assessment;
New Europe; December 16, 2015

Chipotle CEO: Perfect food safety isn't possible, but company will aim for ideal; Donna Gordon Blankinship; The Associated Press; December 16, 2015

E. coli O26: The Emerging Pathogen Bugging Chipotle’s Customers; Dan Flynn; The Food Safety News; December 16, 2015

What’s Wrong With the Food System?; Steven A. Burton; Food Safety News; December 14, 2015

Arsenic in rice: another food safety worry?; Marion Nestle;; December 12, 2015

Chipotle has been making people sick for months; Lisa Fickenscher; The New York Post; December 11, 2015

Us How Not To Respond to a Crisis; Geoff Colvin;; December 11, 2015

The serious business of food safety; Wendy Wagner and Anastasia Semenova; The Lawyers Weekly; December 11, 2015

Chipotle seen and heard: apologies, stock prices, recovery and another outlet shut; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; December 10, 2015

Illnesses reported after Delta Hotel Christmas parties, says chief public health officer; Laura Chapin; CBC News; December 9, 2015

Brand of chia seeds recalled over possible salmonella contamination; CTV Winnipeg; December 9, 2015

Chipotle's E. coli impact worse than expected;; December 8, 2015

New food safety rules will affect Canadian growers exporting to the U.S.; Doug Powell; Barfblog; December 5, 2015

Possible bone fragments spark lasagna recall; CTV Winnipeg; December 5, 2015

New WHO report explores global impact of foodborne disease; Food in Canada; December 4, 2015

Canada: Trichinella alert in Nunavut, possible tainted polar bear meat; Robert Herriman; Outbreak News; December 3, 2015

USA …Starbucks, Target among retailers affected by E. coli outbreak; Ashley Welch; CBS News; December 3, 2015

Chipotle to tighten food safety standards for produce; Lisa Jennings;; December 3, 2015

WHO estimates 420,000 deaths due to foodborne illness annually; Ben Chapman; barfblog; December 3, 2015

Splitting the pros and perils of genetically modified foods; Leslie Beck; The Globe and Mail; November 30, 2015

Small amount of feed likely cause of Alberta mad cow disease case: CFIA; John Cotter; The Canadian Press; November 30, 2015

Issues to overcome before widespread use of WGS; Joe Whitworth;; November 30, 2015

Nail found in Nova Scotia potato; The Canadian Press; November 27, 2015

Listeria fear prompts recall of cheeses imported from Scotland; The Canadian Press; November 27, 2015

FDA tests show California celery, onions at source of Costco E. coli outbreak; Donna Gordon Blankinship; The Associated Press; November 26, 2015

Ottawa jail kitchen found with 'critical' deficiency; Andrew Seymour; Ottawa Citizen; November 26, 2015

Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli; Olga R. Rodriguez; The Associated Press; November 26, 2015

Meat packer Maple Leaf Foods to cut 400 management jobs; Anet Josline Pinto and Rod Nickel; Reuters; November 25, 2015

‘It’s not illegal to drink raw milk’: Farmer-turned activist renews campaign for unpasteurized dairy ; Ashley Csanady; National Post; November 25, 2015

Is double-dipping a food safety problem or just a nasty habit?; Paul Dawson; Clemson University; November 24, 2015

CDC says at least 19 E. coli infections linked to Costco chicken salad; Reuters; November 24, 2015

Information Update - Microwave Food Safety; Health Canada; November 23, 2015

Chipotle sales set to fall as E. coli spreads to 6 states; Thomson Reuters; November 23, 2015

Not the headline Batz would have used: Which U.S. foods are most likely to get you sick; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 22, 2015

Safe to eat here? Five star rating no guarantee of cleanliness; Derek Spalding; Windsor Star; November 21, 2015

Alberta: Hepatitis A advisory issued for popular ski resort;; November 20, 2015

Hepatitis A warning issued for Lake Louise Ski Resort lounge patrons; CBC News; November 19, 2015

Chlorine is still a friend: Gastro from water wells in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 18, 2015

Putting Salad Bar Safety to the Test; Cathy Siegner; Food Safety News; November 18, 2015

New U.S. food safety rules aim to prevent major outbreaks; Mary Clare Jalonick; The Associated Press; November 13, 2015

Foodborne outbreaks in Canada 2008-2014; LAB Product News; November 11, 2015

New rapid test for E. coli improves food safety; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 10, 2015

What food safety lawyer Bill Marler won’t eat; Amy Clancy;; November 10, 2015

More Food Recalls Are Coming, Here's Why; Jade Scipioni;; November 9, 2015

Won’t say how many are sick or with what: Quinoa Salad source of illness in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 7, 2015

Grocery store secrets: Best-before dates tampered with, workers claim; Megan Griffith-Greene; CBC News; November 6, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc Hires Safety Consultants To Handle Food Safety Issues; Jason Graul; Business Finance News; November 5, 2015

Food safety culture explored in white paper; Tom Karst;; November 5, 2015

Food companies, step it up: US multistate foodborne outbreaks, 2010-2014; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 4, 2015

Why Is Chipotle Having So Many Food Safety Issues?; Vanessa Wong; BuzzFeed News; November 4, 2015

Origin of hepatitis A virus decoded; Doug Powell; Barfblog; November 4, 2015

Food Safety and the Perception of Risk; Omar Oyarzabal; Food Safety News; November 3, 2015

Chipotle's E. coli crisis: A competitor's lesson in coming back; Steve Lus; CBC News British Columbia; November 2, 2015

EpiPen Canada Scrambles to Meet Huge Demand after Sanofi Recall; Gwen Smith;; October 31, 2015

An emerging pathogen: Helicobcter pullorum in chicken; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 31, 2015

Sanitizers and produce: What works?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 31, 2015

Important: Explaining Canadian food law and staying out of jail; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 30, 2015

Food Allergen Recalls Are Becoming A Huge Problem; Sydney Lupkin;; October 30, 2015

Marketing microbial food safety, BC style; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 30, 2015


Dirty floors, cold food among issues reported by restaurant health inspectors; CBC News; October 29, 2015

No on-site public disclosure: Saskatchewan says it improves access to restaurant inspection info; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 29, 2015

Sanofi recalls all lots of Allerject (0.15 mg/0.15 mL and 0.3 mg/0.3 mL strengths of epinephrine auto-injectors); Health Canada; October 28, 2015

Snake in Ocean Spray cranberry sauce triggers CFIA probe; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 28, 2015

Saskatchewan serves up new, real-time restaurant inspections; The Canadian Press; October 27, 2015

National News: Canada scores high in food safety but gets only a "C+" on environmental sustainability in Conference Board's first report card on food performance;; October 26, 2015

Best before dates lead to waste by consumers; Negar Mojtahedi; Global News; October 22, 2015

Maybe charge whoever booked the caterer: Criminal action called for in Brantford Ontario outbreak that sickened 94; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 22, 2015

Canada opens borders for UK beef; Aaron McDonald;; October 22, 2015

Half of U.S. and Canadian food workers go to work sick; Mark Huffman;; October 21, 2015

Second salmonella notice for Canada Herb in two weeks; Coral Beach;; October 21, 2015

Salmonella Outbreak 2015: 34 Cases Confirmed Across Canada, Causes Unknown As 8 Provinces Affected With Bacteria; Victoria Guerra;; October 18, 2015

Something smells fishy’’: food borne illness in an international ship crew in St. John, NB; New Brunswick Disease Watch Bulletin; October 15, 2015

'Salmonella' Risk: Dole Recalls Spinach in 13 States; Jaja Agpalo; Food World News; October 15, 2015

Health violations in 2 P.E.I. food outlets earn warning letters; CBC News; October 14, 2015

Foodborne viruses in fresh produce; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 9, 2015

Maple Leaf Foods blows itself; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 8, 2015

Most York Region eateries will need certified food handler under new bylaw (Ontario); Chris Traber;; October 8, 2015

Chicken and campy: Foodnet Canada 2011-2012; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 7, 2015

Maple Leaf announces food-safety requirement; Erica Shaffer; Meat + Poultry; October 6, 2015

Maple Leaf Foods announces new food safety commitment at annual symposium; PRNewswire; October 6, 2015

Safekeeping Canada’s reputation: The high cost of not meeting new food safety rules; Mary Teresa Bitti; The Financial Post; October 5, 2015

HEALTH: Investigation continues in food-borne outbreak; Susan Gamble; Brantford Expositor; October 5, 2015

The demise of Chinatown’s BBQ meat shops; JOANNE LEE-YOUNG; Vancouver Sun; October 2, 2015

Allergy Injector Pilot Project Takes Aim at Food Courts; Lauren Solar; Global Food Safety Resource; October 1, 2015

Michael Schmidt says he won't back down after 'raid' of van carrying raw milk; Denis Langlois; Sun Times; September 30, 2015

UK Woman Sickened by Norovirus From Oysters Despite Not Eating Them; Food Safety News; September 30, 2015

Goat 'arrested' after refusing to leave Saskatchewan Tim Hortons; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 29, 2015

Public health officials raid Ontario farmer's van, seize raw milk products; The Canadian Press; September 29, 2015

P.E.I. health inspector wins national award; The Guardian PEI; September 28, 2015

Durham Region federal candidates questioned about Canada's food safety;; September 25, 2015

E-coli found in Tecumseh Rd waterline: boil-water advisory in effect (Ontario); CBC News; September 25, 2015

Halifax police investigate nail found in grocery store potato; Canadian Press; September 24, 2015

Multiple Canadian universities reviewing policies after student dies from allergic reaction; Allison Vuchnich; Global News; September 23, 2015

A NY rat carries a slice of pizza into the subway; Doug Powell; Global News; September 22, 2015

Peanut executive receives longest sentence in food safety case; Christian McKinney; Barfblog; September 21, 2015

Canadian student dies after ordering smoothie on campus; suffers severe allergic reaction: family; Allison Vuchnich; Global News; September 21, 2015

Environmental Public Health Week, September 21, 2015; CIPHI news; September 21, 2015

Diagnosis and management of foodborne illness; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 20, 2015

Safeway recalls some cheese trays due to Listeria risk; CBC News; September 20, 2015

Cockroach Infestation Closes Windsor Restaurant; Blackburn News; September 18, 2015

Foodborne Illness Sickens More Than 80 Ontario Child Protection Employees; Food Safety News; September 18, 2015

Food poisoning sickens 80-100 child protection employees in Brantford; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 17, 2015

Canada E. coli outbreak: New cases reported from Ontario, Quebec; Robert Herriman; Outbreak News Today; September 16, 2015

31 now sick: Update on E. coli O157 outbreak in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 15, 2015

Oysters in Canada Recalled for Salmonella; Linda Larsen;; September 15, 2015

Victoria food truck vendor looks to change regulations; Bianca Montes; Victoria Advocate; September 13, 2015

Canadians Given More Cucumber Recall Info Than Americans; Carla Gillespie; Food Poisoning Journal; September 13, 2015

81 sick: Vibrio outbreak linked to raw oysters grows in Canada’s west; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 11, 2015

Cucumber recall expands in Thunder Bay and northwestern Ontario; CBC News; September 10, 2015

Livestock virus hits Ontario for first time; Chloe Ryan;; September 10, 2015

Cucumber recall expanded due to salmonella risk; CBC News; September 8, 2015

Go to jail. Go directly to jail; Ron Doering; Food In Canada Magazine; September 4, 2015

Baddeck, NS, boil water advisory lifted after elevated E. coli counts; CBC News; September 4, 2015

E. coli outbreak updates: Seattle and Canada; Robert Herriman; Outbreak NEWS TODAY; September 4, 2015

Manitoba Health releases list of restaurants shut down due to health violations; Shannon Cuciz; Global News; September 4, 2015

Novel method detects E.coli in less than 24 hours; Joe Whitworth;; September 2, 2015

Freezing isn't a good preventive control for raw fish sushi; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; September 2, 2015

Neat, no ice: 4 ice safety steps for restaurants, bars, and hotels; Doug Powell; Barfblog; September 1, 2015

‘Some pink or no pink?’ Hamburger safety BS; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 28, 2015

GFSR Generates Massive Increase in Visitor Interest; GFSR; August 26, 2015

Is Organic Food More Likely to Make You Sick?; Laura Tedesco; Yahoo Health; August 26, 2015

Pre-Washed Spinach May Not Be As Clean As You Think; Lydia Zuraw; Food Safety News; August 25, 2015

The Good News and Bad News about your Hamburger; Marler Blog; Bill Marler; August 24, 2015

E. coli bacteria outbreak in Quebec makes 14 sick; CBC News; August 24, 2015

E. coli outbreak sickens at least 24 people in 4 provinces;; August 24, 2015

The dirtiest areas of an aircraft revealed: E.coli and fecal matter found on aeroplane tray tables, blankets and seat pockets; John Hutchinson; MailOnline; August 24, 2015

NC State-Led Team Creates ‘Vomiting Machine’ to Study Norovirus Transmission; Food Safety News; August 21, 2015

St-Hubert to Stock Allerject Epinephrine Auto-Injectors; Kostuch Media Ltd.; August 20, 2015

Mislabelled beef could hurt Canada’s reputation; Barbara Duckworth; The Western Producer; August 20, 2015

Fewer meat inspectors could lead to more food-borne illnesses: union; Chinta Puxley; The Canadian Press; August 20, 2015

B.C. oyster industry says recall too broad; Wendy Stueck; The Globe and Mail; August 19, 2015

Introducing Food Allergy Canada; Food Allergy Canada; August 18, 2015

Safeway recalls chicken wings in 5 provinces; The Toronto Sun; August 18, 2015

Who Comes Out on Top? Food Safety vs. Individual Rights; Kathy Hardee, Esq.; FSM eDigest; August 18, 2015

Cyclospora and Unanswered Questions About Produce Safety; Roy Costa; Food Safety News; August 17, 2015

Vibrio Outbreak Sickens 67 in Canada; Carla Gillespie; Food Poisoning Bulletin; August 16, 2015

Canadian girl survives life-threatening E. coli; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 13, 2015

Source of Cyclospora outbreak remains a mystery; Helen Branswell; CTV News; August 12, 2015

31 sick: Restaurants ordered to cook all oysters from B.C.; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 12, 2015

REQUEST FOR ALLEREGN SURVEY PATICIPATION; TrainCan and Anaphylaxis Canada; August 12, 2015

Outbreak: What you need to know about Cyclospora; Dr. Samir Gupta; Global News; August 11, 2015

57 sick including 24 dead in 2008 Maple Leaf Listeria outbreak: the scientific paper; Doug Powell; Barfblog; August 11, 2015

Cyclospora food safety tips: Washing and storing produce; Erin Criger; City News; August 10, 2015

McGill food safety team gets $10 million for Salmonella research; Karen Graham; Digital Journal; August 9, 2015

Cyclospora outbreak possibly linked to fresh produce, warn Canadian health officials; CBC News Calgary; August 9, 2015

Cyclospora in Canada: PHAC and CFIA investigate; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; August 8, 2015

Research Helps Explain Why Noroviruses are Often Hard to Contain; Food Safety News; August 5, 2015

Food Safety is Everybody’s Business; USDA Website; August 4, 2015

Meat inspector shortages in Ontario putting public health at risk: union; Kelsey Johnson;; July 28, 2015

China develops vaccine against super bacterium; The Free Press Journal; July 28, 2015

Winnipeg delivery of pig carcasses sparks provincial investigation; Holly Moore; CBC News; July 27, 2015

Wonder Sushi owner sorry, says corrections being made; CTV London; July 27, 2015

Salmonella Outbreak Confirmed by Mohawk Council of Akwesasne; Food Poisoning Bulletin; Linda Larsen; July 26, 2015

Ontario: Mycobacterium marinum cluster linked to handling shrimp; Outbreak News Today; Robert Herriman; July 24, 2015

Three more cases of E.coli food poisoning outbreak - six now in hospital including four children; The Northern Echo; Chris Webber; July 24, 2015

Food safety research highlights plus IFT and Process Expo; Joe Whitworth;; July 24, 2015

Canada: Bison anthrax outbreak, Centre for Food Virology established; OUTBREAK NEWS TODAY; Robert Herriman; July 23, 2015

Loblaw to close 52 unprofitable stores; The Canadian Press; July 23, 2015

Chicken Flock Study to Better Understand Salmonella Transmission Makes Novel Discovery; James Andrews; Food Safety News; July 23, 2015

Food tampering is a despicable act, says federal agriculture minister; Canadian Press; July 17, 2015

Food recall warnings issued by CFIA for sandwiches, biscuits; CBC News; July 17, 2015

XL Foods tainted meat lawsuit ends in $4M settlement; The Canadian Press; July 16, 2015

Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Frozen, Raw Stuffed Chicken Products Recalled; Food Safety News; July 16, 2015

New light technology may improve food safety; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 16, 2015

Update: Recall Expanded of Frozen, Raw Stuffed Chicken Products; Food Safety News; July 13, 2015

Television cooking shows lack food safety; Michelle Jarvie; Michigan State University Extension; July 9, 2015

Circle K sandwiches recalled over undeclared allergens; CBC News; July 9, 2015

Opinion: Food safety is important, but so is locally sourced meat; Sarah Berger Richardson; Montreal Gazette; July 7, 2015

Food safety indifference; Doug Powell; Barfblog; July 6, 2015

Grimm's brand roast beef recalled over possible listeria contamination; The Canadian Press; July 4, 2015

Sysco Terminates Merger Agreement With US Foods(not food safety just an FYI); Sysco; June 29, 2015

Applying HACCP: Guidance and avoiding gaps a practical guide (part 2 of a 3-part series); Food Protection Trends; June 29, 2015

Subject: 20150626 - Food Recall Warning (Extraneous material) / Avis de rappel d'aliments (Matière étrangère); CFIA; June 29, 2015

NL - 5 places where inspection reports are listed online; CBC News; June 29, 2015

Salmonella outbreak from chicken products leads to 44 Canadian cases; CBC News; June 28, 2015

14 Bottled Water Brands Recalled Due to E. coli Concerns; Food Safety Magazine; June 23, 2015

Alberta Health Services issues warning after confirmed hepatitis A confirmed at Original Joe's in Strathmore; CBC News; June 22, 2015

15 per cent of kids who have an anaphylactic reaction have delayed second reaction: study; Helen Branswell; The Canadian Press; June 22, 2015

Potato tampering prevention gets $2M investment; CBC News; June 22, 2015

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) suspended the operations of a Japanese-owned snow crab processor on Friday; CFIA; June 22, 2015

Updated Food Recall Warning - Papillon brand Roquefort cheese recalled due to a toxin; CFIA; June 19, 2015

St. John's food safety company loses billboard battle with Tim Hortons; CBC News; June 19, 2015

'Severe evidence of rodent droppings' helps close Avalon Mall restaurant; Adam Walsh; CBC News; June 18, 2015

CFIA expands recall of mushrooms due to possible Listeria; The Canadian Press; June 17, 2015

Popular steakhouse to reopen after mouse infestation found - Manitoba; Winnipeg Free Press; June 16, 2015

Who flies with meat? 27kg of raw meat seized at Toronto airport; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 16, 2015

23 restaurants fined or closed by Manitoba Health; Winnipeg Free Press; June 16, 2015

Rat infestation will only get worse, warns Hamilton Public Health; Samantha Craggs; CBC News; June 15, 2015

Food truck safety in the spotlight after several fail fire inspections at Edmonton festival; Global News; June 13, 2015

Can shoppers be convinced to eat insects?(not food safety , but interesting-JK); Carol Toller; Canadian Business; June 12, 2015

How message framing affects consumer attitudes in food crises; British Food Journal; June 11, 2015

One in ten cheeses in Switzerland fail hygiene test; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 11, 2015

E. coli scare not handled properly by authorities, says N.W.T. woman; CBC News; June 9, 2015

Go to grocery, plenty of abuse: Pathogens on fresh-cut cantaloupe; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 6, 2015

Consumer Advisory - Information for consumers on Maggi brand noodle products from India; CFIA; June 5, 2015

Food safety agency working with game farmers to develop rules against disease; The Canadian Press; June 5, 2015

Is the Food Industry Doing Enough to Control Allergens?; Roy Costa; Food Safety News ; June 5, 2015

Food safety training can suck; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 4, 2015

Igloolik boy, 6, spends 3 weeks in hospital with E. coli; CBC News; June 4, 2015

Spot the Mistake and Food Network threats; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 3, 2015

FDA & CFIA partnering on food safety systems;; June 3, 2015

Didn’t pay attention to the safety: Blue Bell, FDA had Listeria warning signs at Alabama plant years ago; Doug Powell; Barfblog; June 2, 2015

Celiac disease alert: Schneider's recalls All Beef Bologna for undeclared wheat and milk; Lana Bandoim; EmaxHealth; June 2, 2015

Last line of defense’ in ensuring safe food; Paul Forsyth; Niagara This Week; June 2, 2015

Allergen Contest – Kids and Teens; Anaphylaxis Canada; June 2, 2015

TrainCan Offers online WHMIS with new Global Harmonized Standards; TrainCan, Inc.; June 2, 2015

Feds ‘playing Russian roulette’ with Canadians’ food safety, opposition says; Anna Mehler; Global News; June 1, 2015

Food safety: Are food-borne illnesses, recalls on the rise in Canada?; Carmen Chai; Global News; June 1, 2015

Who do Canadians trust with their food? Local growers get top marks, new poll finds; Heather Loney; Global News; June 1, 2015

Is the food industry doing enough to control allergens?; Doug Powell; barfblog; May 31, 2015

USA - A Restaurant Stored Its Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns in the Bathroom; Khushbu Shah;;  May 29, 2015

Reported illness triggers hummus recall; Bullet News; May 29, 2015

Razor blade found in carton of eggs from Halifax farmer’s market; Canadian Press; May 29, 2015

Consumer Advisory - Iron Cross Blister Beetles in Imported Pre-packaged Leafy Vegetables; CFIA; May 29, 2015

Loblaw expands recall of PC hummus, dips; Sean Wetselaar; Widsor Star; May 29, 2015

Canadian E. coli probe ends; no source named; Mike Hornick; The Packer; May 27, 2015

Canada, how long does it take to write a PR? 13 sick with E. coli infections and possible link to leafy greens; Doug Powell; barfblog; May 25, 2015

City gets more tools to assess food safety; Hamilton Spectator; May 22, 2015

GFSR Welcomes New Editor Susan Crossman; GFSR; May 21, 2015

Food Safety Advisory: Suspected Food Tampering in Potatoes; CFIA; May 21, 2015

Canadians feel misled by food labels: survey ; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; May 20, 2015

ConAgra Agrees to Pay $11.2 Million for Salmonella Outbreak; Dan Flynn; Food Safety News; May 20, 2015

GMO debate shows big opinion gap between scientists, public over safety; Daniel Schwartz; CBC News; May 19, 2015

US government investigation of 2007 peanut butter recall done; ConAgra Foods expects charge; Josh Funk; The Associated Press; May 19, 2015

Canada, Mexico win final round in battle against U.S. meat-labelling rules; Alexander Panetta; The Canadian Press; May 18, 2015

USDA Final Rule Requires Labeling of Mechanically Tenderized Beef Products; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 15, 2015

Raw is risky: E. coli in veal tartare sickened 7 (Canada); Quality Assurance & Food safety; May 14, 2015

Food poisoning report says fewer E. coli cases last year; other leading food bug cases stable; Mike Stobbe; The Associated Press; May 14, 2015

USDA Final Rule Requires Labeling of Mechanically Tenderized Beef Products; Quality Assurance & Food safety; May 14, 2015

More than just burgers and fries: How McDonald's has shaped the food biz; Peter Nowak; CBC News; May 14, 2015

Information Update - Barbecue Food Safety – Health Canada; Health Canada; May 14, 2015

CANADA The Soup Boy brand Carrot Soup recalled due to potential presence of Clostridium; Canadian Food Inspection Agency; May 13, 2015

USA - Increased inspections mean little: FDA unaware of Listeria in Blue Bell plant before outbreak; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 13, 2015

Home-canned carrots linked to North Carolina botulism case; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; May 12, 2015

Food safety tops list of retailers' fears in fresh foods, USA; Liz Webber; Supermarket News; May 12, 2015

John Doyle: Is poultry panic our next great national fear?; John Doyle; The Globe and Mail; May 11, 2015

Food Recall Warning - Killarney Market brand ground beef recalled due to E. coli O157:H7; CFIA; May 9, 2015

So much for the image: FDA says Blue Bell found Listeria in its factory as early as 2013; Doug Powell; Barfblog; May 7, 2015

Costco's peanut butter recalled due to plastic pieces; The Toronto Sun; May 7, 2015

Nosestretcher alert: when washing hands, hot water necessary to inactivate viruses; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; May 6, 2015

Toxic mothballs mixed in with candy in 1,100 food bank hampers handed out in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 30, 2015

Ottawa sending special team of food inspectors to troubled meat plant;; April 30, 2015

Sun Rich Fresh Foods recalls apple slices over Listeria concerns; CBC News; April 30, 2015

Inspection issues persisted at former XL Foods plant in 2014: CFIA documents; CTV News; April 29, 2015

Feces, mould and salmonella found by CFIA before 2014 Country Ribbon licence suspension; Mark Quinn; CBC News; April 28, 2015

Home-Canned Potatoes Served at Potluck Probably Caused Botulism Outbreak; The Food Safety News; April 27, 2015

Ontario Food Protection Conference; TrainCan, Inc.; April 23, 2015

Chatham restaurateur fined for wholesaling meat; Daily News; April 22, 2015

Ice cream vendor fined $930; Monte Sonnenberg; Simcoe Reformer; April 21, 2015

Blue Bell recalls all of their ice cream; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; April 21, 2015

Toronto looks at daycares, nursing homes for DineSafe; David Rider; Toronto Star; April 20, 2015

Going public: 128 sick with E. coli in Ontario, possibly from leafy greens; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 20, 2015

H5 avian influenza confirmed on 2nd farm in Ontario; Thomson Reuters; April 18, 2015

Hand Hygiene for Food Handlers - Is this required by Public Health law?; Jim Chan; Health Inspector Notebook; April 17, 2015

Hepatitis A diagnosed in Thunder Bay, Ontario restaurant employee; CBC News; April 17, 2015

E. coli cases may be linked to leafy greens, health agency says; Cathy Siegner; Food Safety News; April 15, 2015

Canadian Halal Processor Pleads Guilty in Tainted Meat Case; Cathy Siegner; Food Safety News; April 14, 2015

Pitt Meadows Meats expected to plead guilty in E. coli case; Natalie Clancy; CBC News; April 13, 2015

CanadaGAP Changes Take Effect; Quality Assurance and Food Safety; April 13, 2015

29 Ontario farms under bird flu quarantine, CFIA says; The Canadian Press; April 12, 2015

Hep A case confirmed at The Big Carrot: Toronto Public Health; CBC News; April 11, 2015

Sabra hummus recalled in U.S. over potential listeria contamination; The Associated Press; April 9, 2015

Feds put $30 million toward food safety; Deanna Rosolen; Food in Canada; April 8, 2015

Canada Quarantines Eight Farms After Bird Flu Outbreak; Paul Vieira; Wall Street Journal; April 7, 2015

Harper Government invests more than $30 million to further enhance food safety; Canadian Food Inspection Agency; April 7, 2015

Undeclared Allergens Account for Over Half of Q1 Food Recalls; Tiffany Maberry; FSM eDigest; April 7, 2015

World Health Day 2015, Food Safety - the Global View; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 6, 2015

Canada says Canada is best at food safety, but inspectors don’t have CSI goggles to see bacteria: Leaked documents contradict CFIA claims, as Lilydale recall grows; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 3, 2015

Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Brand Roasted Chicken Salad In Nine Provinces Over Listeria Concerns; Joanna Adams; The Huffington Post; April 3, 2015

Rise in recalls due to listeria cause for concern, scientist says; Robin Levinson King;; April 2, 2015

Leaked documents contradict CFIA claims, as Lilydale recall grows; Matt McClure; Calgary Herald; April 2, 2015

Lilydale recall expands to include turkey; Matt McClure; Calgary Herald; April 2, 2015

Food safety will be the focus of World Health Day 2015; Victoria White; New Food Magazine; April 2, 2015

Effectiveness of sanitizing products on controlling selected pathogen surrogates on retail deli slicers; Journal of Food Protection®; April 1, 2015

Canadian Food Inspection Agency disputes union on food safety; The Canadian Press; April 1, 2015

Food safety used as union trump card, to no effect, and public discussion of food safety hits new low in Canada; Doug Powell; Barfblog; April 1, 2015

Food Safety Regulations; Government of Saskatchewan; April 1, 2015

Food Safety Legislation - BC; The Province of British Columbia; April 1, 2015

Lack of CFIA meat inspectors is putting people at risk: Agriculture Union; Chris Purdy; The Canadian Press; March 31, 2015

B.C. modernizes its seafood legislation; Deanna Rosolen; Food In Canada Magazine; March 30, 2015

Marler Clark Files Four E. coli Lawsuits in Evergreen “Sprout break”; Drew Falkenstein; The Food Poisoning Journal; March 29, 2015

Garlic powder recalled in Saskatoon due to possible Salmonella; Thomas Piller; Global News; March 28, 2015

Rare hamburgers are (not) safe, tasty and disgusting; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 28, 2015

'Critical' issue flagged at MUN dining hall by food safety inspector; CBC News; March 27, 2015

Aramark Found to be 'In Compliance' with Food Safety and Sanitation Standards - Newfoundland; VOCM Local News Newfoundland; March 26, 2015

Listeria concern prompts recall of packaged chicken product; Canadian Press; March 26, 2015

How Canadian: Restaurant food safety reporting needs review in Guelph; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 25, 2015

Regulatory myths; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 25, 2015

Best before dates and expiry dates: 5 things you may not know; Aleksandra Sagan; CBC News; March 25, 2015

Memorial University probing student complaints of raw, mouldy food;; March 25, 2015

Business Breaking News; The Canadian Press; March 24, 2015

Huron County health department announces 'Gold Plate Awards'; Aaron Krause; Huron County; March 24, 2015

Owner sad: TV expose shows employees changing best-before dates at Canadian company; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 23, 2015

Updated Food Recall Warning: Various Products Containing Garlic Powder Recalled Due to Salmonella; Marketwired; March 23, 2015

Amy's Kitchen recalls various products over listeria concerns; CBC News; March 23, 2015

14% of Norovirus outbreaks from food; Doug Powell; barfblog; March 20, 2015

Canadian, U.S. agencies approve non-browning apple as safe; Mary Clare Jalonick And Keith Ridler; The Associated Press; March 20, 2015

Guelph eateries not obligated to post health inspection results; May Warren; Guelph Mercury; March 20, 2015

Apples Were Apparently the Contaminated Ingredient in Those Caramel Apples; Food Safety News; March 20, 2015

Foodborne Illness Responsible for Lightfoot Concert Cancellations; Food Safety News; March 20, 2015

Brure/Grey Health Unit: get your well water checked; Meaford Express; March 20, 2015

Pretty safe: How safe are food courts in Montreal?; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 19, 2015

The Importance of Food Traceability; William Fisher; Food Safety Magazine; March 19, 2015

Organic food products recalled due to salmonella threat; CBC News; March 18, 2015

Seasoning mixes recalled, salmonella possible; The Canadian Press; March 18, 2015

Costco Canada can’t import fish until it deals with food-safety controls, agency says; The Canadian Press; March 17, 2015

Canada’s food safety watchdog suspends Costco Canada’s fish import licence; The Canadian Press; March 16, 2015

Manotick students find 'debris' in smoothies: public health; CBC News; March 12, 2015

The burden of foodborne illness: it's kind of a big deal; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; March 11, 2015

Why Everyone Should Care About Food Safety; Matt Shipman; Food Safety News; March 11, 2015

Prison food after cutbacks called disgusting and inadequate by B.C. inmates; Natalie Clancy; CBC News; March 11, 2015

Salish Sea Food 'Candy Smoked Salmon' listeria recall names IGA, Sobeys; CBC News; March 11, 2015

“EMERGENCY READINESS TRAINING BASICS For the Food Industry” Interactive Workshop Launched; TrainCan, Inc.; March 11, 2015

How long will I barf with norovirus? Survey says, 44 hours; Doug Powell; Barfblog; March 9, 2015

No safety concerns about cattle slaughtered from farm where BSE cow born: CFIA; John Cotter; The Canadian Press; March 8, 2015

Company recalls Jamaican chicken patties in Alberta over E. coli concerns; The Canadian Press; March 6, 2015

BC grocery cashier has hepatitis A (and may have handled some produce); Ben Chapman; Barfblog; March 6, 2015

Ottawa, province contribute $1.5M to farm-safety projects; Winnipeg Free Press; March 5, 2015

Market trends that will drive our national food strategy; Food In Canada; March 3, 2015

Updated Food Recall Warning - Refrigerated Candy Smoked Salmon recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes; CFIA; March 3, 2015

Sanitizing and scrubbing does not remove contamination; MM&D; March 3, 2015

Urban Barns Announces CanadaGAP(TM) Food Safety Certification Approval; Urban Barns Foods Inc; March 2, 2015

Feeding the small-scale food biz; Laura Rance; Winnipeg Free Press; February 28, 2015

Federal food safety watchdog says 2 cows with BSE born on same Alberta farm; The Canadian Press; February 27, 2015

Deli meat sold at Toronto deli recalled over listeria concerns; CTV News; February 26, 2015

The biggest culprits of foodborne illness; Jessica Firger; CBS News; February 24, 2015

More countries restrict Canadian beef due to mad cow, says CFIA; The Canadian Press; February 23, 2015

E. coli: Inside Alberta's 2014 outbreak; Judy Aldous; CBC News; February 23, 2015

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Invest in New Agri-Food Innovation Centre; Marketwired; February 20, 2015

Lots of support for restaurant that had food handler with hepatitis A; Ben Chapman; barfblog; February 19, 2015

Global food safety firm building facility in Guelph; Rob O'Flanagan; Mercury; February 19, 2015

USA - Frigid Weather Leads To Spike In Frozen Pipe Incidents; Several Area Restaurants Hit With Damage; Shawn J. Soper; The Dispatch; February 19, 2015

Winnipeg water system investigated following January boil water advisory Ben Chapman; Barfblog; February 18, 2015

Canada must reassure nervous trading partners that its beef is safe, expert says; Amanda Stephenson; Calgary Herald; February 18, 2015

Ontario: Health inspectors order Markham, Vandorf businesses closed; Lisa Queen; Stouffville Sun-Tribune; February 18, 2015

World Health Day 2015 Focused on Food Safety; ohsonline; February 16, 2015

Study finds corrugated containers sanitary; Mike Hornick; The Packer; February 16, 2015

Canadian researchers find antibiotic-resistant E. coli on lettuce; Coral Beach; The Packer; February 16, 2015

7 dead, 28 sick including a ‘fetal loss’ Listeria in apples, who knew? USA; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 15, 2015

Northern Alberta farm under quarantine for mad-cow case; Andrea Sands; Edmonton Journal; February 13, 2015

Hey Heidi: Do restaurants clean their menus?; Heidi Glaus; KSDK; February 12, 2015

Salmonella in Canadian local cheese sparks recall; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 11, 2015

CFIA recalls two food products sold in Ontario; The Canadian Press; February 11, 2015

Text me, don’t e-mail me, to influence food safety behavior; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 10, 2015

The little device that prevents foodborne illness; Canadian Grocer; February 9, 2015

Occurrence and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli in oysters and mussels from Atlantic Canada; Foodborne Pathogens and Disease; February 5, 2015

The more you know about food safety, the safer you are; Dorothy Long; The Food Producer; February 5, 2015

McDonald's Japan pushed into loss by food safety woes; Thomas Wilson; Thomson Reuters; February 5, 2015

Vancouver farmers’ market produce E. coli levels OK: UBC study; Matt Kieltyka; Metro; February 4, 2015

Toronto, Conditional DineSafe passes; Katherine DeClerq; The Toronto Star; February 4, 2015

Canada’s Leading Food Safety Universities Enter into Precedent-Setting Partnership with Retail Council of Canada ; University of Guelph; February 3, 2015

New food-safety agency would put inspections under one roof; Emily Kopp;; February 3, 2015

Research: 90 percent of home chefs contaminate food; Doug Powell; Barfblog; February 2, 2015

Preventing and controlling foodborne disease in commercial and institutiona; Journal of Food Protection®; February 1, 2015

Slurpees back after machines closed for E. coli scare , Winnipeg Manitoba; Winnipeg Sun; January 30, 2015

Hep A at Sudbury, Ontario restaurant (update); Jim Moodie; The Sudbury Star; January 30, 2015

JHS Fish Products Canada food safety issues prompt suspension; CBC News; January 28, 2015

Toronto - Food court Subway, Booster Juice and Druxy’s get conditional passes in latest food safety inspections; Sam Colbert;; January 28, 2015

Winnipeg under boil water advisory due to E. coli fear; David Larkins; QMI Agency; January 27, 2015

115 sickened: Multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to bean sprouts (Final update); Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 26, 2015

Ontario HepA: Owner issues statement on Marj's closure; CTV Kitchener; January 25, 2015

Seen and heard: Hepatitis A exposure in Ontario; Ben Chapman; Barfblog; January 25, 2015

Increasing Food-Safety Education in Schools Could Reduce Foodborne Illness in Kids; Lydia Zuraw; The Food Safety News; January 23, 2015

Peterborough, ON - Salmonella outbreak linked to turkey luncheon at King George school in December; Sarah Frank; Peterborough This Week; January 20, 2015

The Long-Term Effects of Foodborne Illness Can Change Your Life; Karen Fifield; The Food Safety News; January 20, 2015

Quebec grocery stores change expiry dates to make food seem fresh; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 19, 2015

Freshii, Subway and Ali Baba's get condition passes in latest food safety inspections; Sam Colbert;; January 19, 2015

Costco recalls frozen smoothie blend over listeria concerns; CTV Calgary; January 19, 2015

Is Foodborne Illness on the Rise?; Baylen Linnekin; The Food Safety News; January 19, 2015

Health inspectors see plenty of green in London; Sean Meyer; London Community News; January 19, 2015

New technology could help keep bacteria from sticking around; Deanna Rosolen; Food in Canada; January 15, 2015

Ali Baba’s location closed, Toronto schools get conditional passes in food safety inspections; Sam Colbert; Toronto Star; January 14, 2015

Restaurant compliant after 5 food-safety violations, 4 inspections; CBC News; January 14, 2015

Breastfeeding mom Tanessa Holt can serve food at Halifax market after all; Selena Ross; CBC News; January 14, 2015

2014 E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Rare and Medium-Rare Restaurant Burgers (USA); James Andrews; The Food Safety News; January 14, 2015

‘I don’t walk around with baby puke on me’: Breastfeeding mom forced to quit selling at Halifax market; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 13, 2015

Few Langley(BC) eateries forced to close; Matthew Claxton; Langley Advance; January 12, 2015

Even without an inspection report, customers can gauge a restaurant's health standards – or not; Doug Powell; Barfblog; January 10, 2015

222 Metro Vancouver restaurants closed in 2014 for public health violations; CBC News; January 9, 2015

Bill Marler Named to National Law Journal’s First-Ever Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers List ; Bill Marler; The food Poisoning Journal; January 8, 2015

Thirty-six Surrey restaurants on Fraser Health closure list in 2014 Christopher Poon;The Now - BC; January 7, 2015

Updated Food Recall Warning - Granny Smith Apples and Gala Apples from Bidart Bros. recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes; CFIA; January 7, 2015

Restaurants in (not so) hot water; Kevin Rollason; Winnipeg Free Press; January 6, 2015

Flooding forces closure of downtown restaurant; Winnipeg Free Press; January 5, 2015

10 Food-Safety Resolutions for the New Year; Diane Wright Hirsch; The Food Safety News; January 1, 2015

Occurrence and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli in oysters and mussels from Atlantic Canada; Foodborne Pathogens and Disease; January 1, 2015