Monthly Archives August 2018

The best of times for shellfish harvest, the worst of times for shellfish harvest

It’s time to grab a sun hat and shovel, or rake, and head to the beach to dig for clams or gather oysters. What could be a better summer outing? But time is of the essence. This season’s last chance for minus low tides, which are the best times to dig for shellfish or gather... Continue Reading Read More

Author: Canadian Food Inspection Agency --- Source: What's New Food Safety Warning (Listeria) – Dole brand Baby Spinach with Tender Reds

Distribution – New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island. Recalling firm – Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc.

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FDA says cattle feedlot could be to blame for E. coli in canal water used on romaine

Outbreak investigators say a cattle feedlot near a canal providing water to growing regions in Arizona is a key element in their hypothesis about the source of E. coli that contaminated romaine lettuce earlier this year. The Food and Drug Administration has been investigating the outbreak, linked to romaine grown in the Yuma, AZ, area... Continue Reading Read More