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Canadian Recalls

Food recall warning (Tampering) – Farmer’s Market brand and Strang’s Produce brand Russet Potatoes

May 22, 2015

Distribution – New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island. Recalling firm – Loblaw Companies Limited, Strang’s Produce Inc. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to [...]

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Food recall warning – allergy (Milk) – Glico Double Pretz and Glico Pretz brand Biscuit Sticks

May 22, 2015

Distribution – Ontario. Recalling firm – Kam Wah Resources Co. Ltd. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall. View Full [...]

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Statement from Minister Ambrose on Thalidomide

May 22, 2015

More than fifty years ago, Thalidomide was approved by Health Canada and prescribed to treat morning sickness in expectant mothers. Tragically, Thalidomide caused serious and permanent physical and emotional damage to mothers, children and families. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original [...]

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Member of Parliament, Ryan Leef Announces $17 million Investment to Strengthen Health Services in the Yukon

May 22, 2015

Today, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, along with territorial Minister of Health and Social Services Mike Nixon, announced a three-year total investment of just over $17 million to strengthen access to services in the areas of mental wellness and chronic disease in the [...]

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Food Safety Warning (Suspected Food Tampering) – Potatoes

May 21, 2015

Distribution – Atlantic Canada. Recalling firm – not applicable. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall. View Full Details Of [...]

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Member of Parliament Ryan Leef will make an announcement with Mike Nixon, Minister of Health and Social Services for Yukon

May 21, 2015

Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will announce an investment under the Territorial Health Investment Fund that will strengthen health services in Yukon. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall [...]

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Health Canada Statement on Fruit Juice

May 20, 2015

Health Canada wishes to clarify some confusion resulting from media reports that fruit juice may be removed from Canada’s Food Guide. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you [...]

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Speaking Notes for the Hon. Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health – Commons Standing Committee on Health meets to hear witnesses on Main Estimates 2015-16

May 20, 2015

Commons Standing Committee on Health meets to hear witnesses on Main Estimates 2015-16: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION, Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF RESEARCH, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under HEALTH, Vote 1 under PATENTED MEDICINE PRICES REVIEW BOARD. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health [...]

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Food Recall Warning (dangerous bacteria) – Vasco Da Gama brand canned seafood products

May 19, 2015

Distribution – national. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall. View Full Details Of Original CFIA Recall Notice Here.

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Combatting Prescription Drug Abuse: Government of Canada Accomplishments

May 19, 2015

The Government of Canada has expanded the National Anti-Drug Strategy to include prescription drug abuse, supported by more than $44M over 5 years provided through Economic Action Plan 2014. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, [...]

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