Monthly Archives: March 2012

The 2012 Federal Budget

This week, purchase the Federal Government released its 2012 Budget.  Three aspects of the budget as it relates to food caught my attention:

First, web the announcement that Government will change how the CFIA monitors and enforces non-health and safety food labelling regulations. Get this:   a web-based label verification tool will be introduced to encourage consumers to bring “validated concerns” directly to the companies / associations they are accusing of mislabelling for “resolution”. Continue reading

And the beef (recall) goes on…

Update:  the Canadian beef recall has now moved south of the border, buy more about leading  the Seattle branch of Sysco, vcialis 40mg the largest food-service distributor in the U.S.to recall 16, physician 800 pounds of ground-beef patties.  Sysco purchased the beef from New Food Classics and sold it to a single customer, which operates restaurants in Washington, Colorado, Arizona and Texas.  The names of the restaurants has not been disclosed. Continue reading

Where’s the Beef?

A recent recall on frozen beef products in Canada is causing quite the stampede.  The current recall involves over 135 products, viagra buy store sold under various brand names that may be contaminated with E. coli. The recall relates to beef products produced over a period of seven months, healing from July 1, purchase 2011 to February 15, 2012, including some products that have been distributed nationally through restaurants and institutional establishments.  To date, one person has fallen ill from a product from the plant. Continue reading