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Be in the Know

Be in the Know

Whether it is traces of an allergen or the risk of harmful bacteria, foods are recalled on a daily basis. […]

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New Listeria Project Launches in Canada

New Listeria Project Launches in Canada

Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, is an important public health concern in North America. The risk of listerosis can be reduced through safe food preparation, handling and storage practises and many food companies take proactive measures to prevent listeria bacteria from contaminating their food products.

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Enhanced Labelling Regulations for Food Allergens

Enhanced Labelling Regulations for Food Allergens

With a recent rise in the awareness of food allergies and intolerances, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is introducing […]

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What's Health Canada up to Now...?

What’s Health Canada up to Now…?

To be on top of nutrition news in Canada, it’s important to see what the government is up to. With […]

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New traceability program in Canada

New traceability program in Canada

In July 2012, the Government of Canada made an important announcement: a $765,000 investment into building a single national livestock […]

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Safe Summer Grilling at Home

Safe Summer Grilling at Home

With the grilling season getting into full swing, firing up the barbecue is a staple on almost everyone’s summer to […]

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Food Safety

Food Safety in the Classroom

By Dr. Randy Huffman, Chief Food Safety Officer, Maple Leaf Foods Food safety is not a subject that has typically […]

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Last fall's EColi

Last fall’s E. coli recall: a reminder of what went wrong

This fall’s large-scale beef recall from Alberta’s XL Foods has put E. coli in the spotlight. More than 1,500 items […]

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Storing of Ready-To-Eat Meats and Leftovers

Follow these simple steps to help create delicious and safe sandwiches for your patients, residents and customers. The two-hour rule […]

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Safely Leading the Way

Food Safety is a key priority at Maple Leaf as we work toward becoming a global leader in food safety […]

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Maple Leaf Foods: Sharing Our Learnings

There is a heightened awareness of food safety and Listeria with the recent product recalls. Health Departments are more vigilant and better equipped to track and identify food-borne illnesses like listeriosis, and stronger government regulations implemented over a year ago require a lot more testing, which helps track the source of a problem when it occurs. These improvements mean safer food, and also mean there's a lot more awareness and action when there is a problem.

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Maple Leaf Foods: A Strong Food Safety Culture

Controlling Listeria Monocytogenes in Food

In the food industry, the strategy to controlling Listeria monocytogenes is largely focused on risk mitigation driven by robust surveillance […]

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Maple Leaf Foods: A Strong Food Safety Culture

Maple Leaf Foods: A Strong Food Safety Culture

The Vision: To always provide consumers safe, great tasting food produced in a safe environment Create a High Performing Food […]

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Nitrates

News about Nitrites

Nitrates and nitrites are hot topics these days – and are largely misunderstood. It may come as a surprise to […]

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Maple Leaf’s Journey to Food Safety Leadership

Maple Leaf is committed to protecting consumer and public health by implementing the highest levels of food safety. We are […]

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Listeria Inhibitors – An Update

Maple Leaf is committed to using proven global best practices in food safety to keep food as safe as possible. […]

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Maple Leaf Foods: A Strong Food Safety Culture

10 Things That Everybody Should Know About Listeria

Listeria can live almost anywhere and is commonly found in soil, water and unprocessed foods such as dairy, meat, poultry […]

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