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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Canadian raw milk crusader serving 60 days — on weekends; foodsafetynews.com; 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; foodsafetymagazine.com; November 7, 2017

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

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

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

Edmonton family warns others to check grapes after finding deadly spider; Sarah Kraus; globalnews.ca; 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; foodbusinessnews.net; November 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

65 percent of infant formula, baby food tests positive for arsenic study finds; Mary Claire Patton; ksat.com; 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; business.financialpost.com; October 25, 2017

The massive food-safety recall that hit Walmart and Trader Joe’s is actually good news; Chase Purdy; qz.com; 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; dailymail.co.uk; October 21, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Mechanically Tenderized Steak Recalled for E. coli O157:H7; Linda Larsen; foodpoisoningbulletin.com; 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); markets.businessinsider.com; October 17, 2017

Yummy Smoked Lake Trout Recalled After Botulism Illness in Canada; Linda Larsen; foodpoisoningbulletin.com; 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; thechronicleherald.ca; October 5, 2017

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

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

Montreal food inspectors recall fruit, nut products sold online; montreal.ctvnews.ca; 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; foodsafetynews.com; 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; foodandwine.com; September 26, 2017

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

DINE SAFE YORK: Health inspectors charge Markham butcher shop; Adam Martin-Robbins; yorkregion.com; 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; cbc.ca; September 24, 2017

Using 'MasterChef gadget' to cook meat 'sous-vide' is a recipe for food poisoning; Pat Hagan; dailymail.co.uk; 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; vancouversun.com; 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; Insidetoronto.com; September 18, 2017

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

Government of Canada Congratulates CanadaGAP for Food Safety Achievements; markets.businessinsider.com; September 15, 2017

According to a Recent Study/Survey … Mid-September 2017 Edition!; Tmodernrestaurantmanagement.com; 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; irishtimes.com; 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; guelphmercury.com; 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; ctvnews.ca; September 7, 2017

How Current World Threats May Impact Food Safety; Robert Norton; foodsafetymagazine.com; 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; saobserver.net; September 6, 2017

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

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

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

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

35 inspectors responsible for 5,000 restaurants in Central Alberta; bclocalnews.com; 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; Yorkregion.com; 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; CP24.com; 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; globalnews.ca; August 8, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Niagara InfoDine turns 10; Karena Walter; stcatharinesstandard.ca; July 28, 2017

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

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

Chipotle says sick employee responsible for latest outbreak; David Goldman; money.cnn.com; July 26, 2017

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

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

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

All five stores at Queen St. food market reopen after health inspection; metronews.ca; 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; fortune.com; 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; edmonton.ctvnews.ca; July 18, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inspection agency recalls two more brands of butter sold in Quebec; montrealgazette.com; 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; consumerreports.org; July 7, 2017

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

Notes from the Field: An Outbreak of Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli O121 Infections Associated with Flour — Canada, 2016–2017; cdc.gov; 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; nooga.com; 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; cos-mag.com; June 30, 2017

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

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

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

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

Food handlers and norovirus transmission: Social science insights; food.gov.uk; June 29, 2017

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

Canada won’t name frozen chicken products linked to outbreak; Coral Beach; foodsafetynews.com; 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; foodserviceandhospitality.com; June 27, 2017

Egg Company Executives Linked To Salmonella Outbreak Ordered To Prison; sacramento.cbslocal.com; June 27, 2017

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

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

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

Frozen raspberry products recalled in Quebec due to Norovirus; montreal.ctvnews.ca; June 24, 2017

Mark McEwan Grocery Store To Open at One Bloor East Tower in Late 2018; foodserviceandhospitality.com; 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; cbc.ca; June 21, 2017

More Robin Hood products added to Canada's E. coli flour recall; Sophia Harris; cbc.ca; 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; csnews.com; June 19, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Canada hit with another flour recall, more illnesses due to 2nd E. coli outbreak; Sophia Harris; cbc.ca; 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; foodsafetynews.com; June 9, 2017

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

Good Seed brand sprouts recalled again because of Listeria; foodsafetynews.ca; 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; ecowatch.com; June 5, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Bento Sushi Plans IPO; foodserviceandhospitality.com; May 31, 2017

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

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

Food safety: Possible risk to reputations provides motivation; Ecolab; foodsafetynews.com; 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; crossroadstoday.com; May 28, 2017

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

Burford Meat Business and Owner Fined under Food Safety Legislation; news.ontario.ca; May 26, 2017

Canadian Grocers Use App To Promote Surplus Food About To Expire; Jeff Wells; fooddive.com; 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; foodsafetymagazine.com; May 25, 2017

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

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

Canada GMO label vote splits industry, campaigners; Ben Cooper; just-food.com; May 23, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some conditions can close restaurants; princegeorgecitizen.com; May 12, 2017

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

Food recalls surge; chch.com; 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; foodsafetynews.com; May 9, 2017

The future of food safety: the revolution is on our doorsteps; newfoodmagazine.com; 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; ctvnews.ca; May 7, 2017

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

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

Fresh produce an emerging food safety challenge; business.scoop.co.nz; May 3, 2017

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

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

Bill Proposes Food Allergen Safety Training for Restaurants; Kristen Thometz; chicagotonight.wttw.com; May 1, 2017

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

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

Mislabeled Food Products Risk Allergic Reaction; natlawreview.com; April 28, 2017

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

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

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

Food safety threat in plain sight; counter measures less clear; Cookson Beecher; foodsafetynews.com; 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; globalnews.ca; April 26, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chipotle's food safety overhaul; Joel Crews; meatpoultry.com; 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; sciencedaily.com; April 5, 2017

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

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

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

Meeting the Allergen Challenge; Maria Ferrante; foodsafetymagazine.com; 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.; Foodsafetynews.com; April 4, 2017

McDonald’s Canada Subject of Cyber-attack; Foodservicehospitality.com; 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; usrecallnews.com; April 3, 2017

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

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

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

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

Robin Hood Flour named in public health warning; Foodsafetynews.com; 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; finance.yahoo.com; March 22, 2017

TV Cooking Shows Cook Up Trouble; Berkleywellness.com; March 21, 2017

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

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

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

What Are the Key Elements Required to Establish a Food Safety Culture?; globalfoodsafetyresource.com; 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; crossroadstoday.com; March 7, 2017

Beach Beat: Carnac the Magnificent tells all about Salmonella; Coral Beach; foodsafetynews.com; 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; Globalnews.ca; February 21, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

York tops list of worst Ontario higher-learning institutions for food safety; Jonny Chard; excal.on.ca; 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; ctvnews.ca; February 13, 2017

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

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

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

Norovirus Outbreak on Toronto College Campus Appears Contained; Carole Ellis; contagionlive.com; 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’; freshfruitportal.com; January 26, 2017

Canada seeks to bolster food safety regulations; freshfruitportal.com; 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; Foodsafetynews.com; 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; foodsafetynews.com; 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; Foodsafetynews.com; January 20, 2017

Health Unit delivers first-ever food safety A grade; Nicole Dixon; Tbnewswatch.com; 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; yorkregion.com; January 16, 2017

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

Public Health Agency of Canada issues public notice on of E. coli infections outbreak; eturbonews.com; 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; CBC.ca; January 11, 2017

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

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

FSIS announces 3-year research plan based on observation; Foodsafetynews.com; 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; centreforfoodsafety.org; December 6, 2016

Canada's Food Price Report forecasts sharp rise in food prices for 2017; prnewswire.com; 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; Bloomberg.com; November 19, 2016

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

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

Alberta health officials shut down rogue food-sharing operation; Foodsafetynews.com; 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; orilliapacket.com; 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; Foodprocessing.com.au; 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; Foodsafetymagazine.com; 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; www.gbs.com; 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; www.foodqualitynews.com; 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; Mytoba.ca; 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; osa-opn.org; 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; www.nbcmontana.com; 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 Magazine.com; 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 Magazine.com; 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; inews880.com; 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; Metronews.ca; 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; finance.yahoo.com; 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; CKNW.com; 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; bidnewsetc.com; April 27, 2016

Diamond Pet Food, Costco pay settlement in Salmonella cases; Ann Reus; petfoodindustry.com; 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; CTVNews.ca; 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; xlcatlin.com; 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; Fortune.com; 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; FoodPoisoningBulletin.com; 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; WSET.com; 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; www.yorkregion.com; 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; FoodQualityNews.com; 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; hintsnewsnetwork.com; 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; upi.com; 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; equities.com; 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; FoodPolitics.com; 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; Forture.com; 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; nrn.com; 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; nrn.com; 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; FoodQualityNews.com; 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; outbreaknewstoday.com; 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; kirotv.com; November 10, 2015

More Food Recalls Are Coming, Here's Why; Jade Scipioni; FoxBusiness.com; 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; thepacker.com; 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; AllergicLiving.com; 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; News.Vice.com; October 30, 2015

Marketing microbial food safety, BC style; Doug Powell; Barfblog; October 30, 2015

ALLERGEN CONTROL MANAGEMENT IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ICICLE, A FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE SOFTWARE; einnews.com; October 29, 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; NorthumberlandView.ca; 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; MeatInfo.co.uk; October 22, 2015

Half of U.S. and Canadian food workers go to work sick; Mark Huffman; ConsumerAffairs.com; October 21, 2015

Second salmonella notice for Canada Herb in two weeks; Coral Beach; ThePacker.com; October 21, 2015

Salmonella Outbreak 2015: 34 Cases Confirmed Across Canada, Causes Unknown As 8 Provinces Affected With Bacteria; Victoria Guerra; Foodworldnews.com; 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; yorkregion.com; 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; DurhamRegion.com; 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; FoodPoisoningBulletin.com; 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; GlobalMeatNews.com; 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; FoodQualityNews.com; 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; CTVNews.ca; 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; iPolitics.ca; 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; FoodQualityNews.com; 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; freshplaza.com; 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; eater.com;  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; CTVNews.ca; 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; theStar.com; 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; CTVNews.ca; 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; Federalnewsradio.com; 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; theStar.com; 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; thestar.com; 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