Category: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Raises Alarm as Spotted Lanternfly Pest Nears Border

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is asking Canadians to keep an eye out for an invasive bug that could spell disaster for the country’s wineries and fruit growers. The spotted lanternfly is a pest native to China that has been making inroads in the United States since 2014. Thus far, the small grey-and-red insect with…


Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for Enoki mushrooms distributed by WK Produce due to a possible Listeria contamination. The product was sold in 150g packages in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario and may also have been distributed nationally. Customers are being told to either throw the mushrooms out or return them to…


Recall Covers Two Flavours of That’s It Dark Chocolate Truffles

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for two kinds of That’s it. brand dark chocolate truffles because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. The affected products distributed by UNFI Canada Inc. include That’s it. Dark Chocolate Fig Truffles and That’s it. Dark Chocolate Date Truffles. Both were…


Zabiha Halal and Maple Lodge Farm Products Contain Pea Protein Not Declared on Label

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for several chicken wiener products distributed by Maple Lodge Farms because they contain pea protein which is not declared on the label. The recall covers Zabiha Halal brand Original Chicken Wieners and Maple Lodge Farm Original Chicken Wieners, both sold in 450 gram packages with best…


Some Jif Peanut Butter Products Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

The makers of Jiff peanut butter are urging Canadians to check their recent purchases as they issue a recall for some products due to potential salmonella contamination. The J.M. Smucker Co. issued a voluntary recall Saturday for a number of peanut butter products sold in Canada, including creamy, light, and crunchy peanut butter products. The…


British Columbians Asked to Take Down Bird Feeders as Avian Flu Hits More Poultry Flocks

As two more poultry flocks in British Columbia tested positive for the H5N1 avian influenza virus on May 4, an animal welfare group is calling on the public to temporarily remove their backyard bird feeders. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said the two flocks in the cities of Kelowna and Richmond were the third and…


Canadian Food Inspection Agency Confirms Avian Flu on Fourth Quebec Poultry Farm

The number of avian flu cases in Quebec is growing, with four poultry farms now affected by the virus. Canada’s food inspection agency confirmed Sunday the latest case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of avian influenza was detected in a flock in Les Sources, Que., about 190 kilometres east of Montreal. The four farm…


Pacific Rim Shellfish Brand Oysters Recalled Due to Norovirus Risk

A recall has been issued for Pacific Rim Shellfish Corp. brand oysters due possible norovirus contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the oysters being recalled originated in British Columbia and have harvest dates of Mar. 9, 15, and 19. The CFIA says they were sold in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, and Ontario, and…


Various Two Bears Brand Oat Milk Products Being Pulled Over Undeclared Milk

Several Two Bears brand oat milk products are being pulled from the shelves because they contain milk not declared on the label. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products were sold across Canada and online. The affected products include Barista Friendly Unsweetened Oat M*lk sold in one litre containers with a best before date…


Dole, President’s Choice Salad Products Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

OTTAWA—A number of Dole and President’s Choice brand salad products are being recalled because of possible Listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says eight varieties of Dole salads and five from President’s Choice are included in the recall. All have best before dates of either Jan. 8 or 9. The products were sold at…