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More Beef Products Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

More Beef Products Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

By The Canadian Press

Meat Packers
Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. is shown in Toronto, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Cole Burston)

Whole Foods is the latest grocery chain affected by a recall of hundreds of beef and veal products across Canada due to possible E. coli contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added more than 50 beef products sold at the chain to the list of 800-plus recalled items.

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Red River Co-op Rebuilding Grocery Store in St. Norbert

Red River Co-op Rebuilding Grocery Store in St. Norbert

Red River Co-op St. Norbert
A crane works at the site of the future Red River Co-op Marketplace store in St. Norbert. (RED RIVER CO-OP)

WINNIPEG — Red River Co-op is rebuilding a grocery store after a flood destroyed it nearly two years ago.

The company says it will build in St. Norbert at the site of the former Federated Cooperatives Ltd.-managed Marketplace store at 3477 Pembina Highway.

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Paterson GlobalFoods to Build Mill in Winnipeg to Handle Western Canadian Oats

Paterson GlobalFoods to Build Mill in Winnipeg to Handle Western Canadian Oats

By The Canadian Press

Farmer
Rod Peterson harvests a field of oats in Waterville, Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-The Wenatchee World, Don Seabrook)

WINNIPEG — Paterson GlobalFoods says it plans to build an oats mill next to its existing grain terminal in northwest Winnipeg.

The international agricultural conglomerate says the mill will process up to 250,000 tonnes of raw oats from western Canadian farmers each year.

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Data Breach at DoorDash Sees 4.9 Million Users’ Personal Information Stolen

Data Breach at DoorDash Sees 4.9 Million Users’ Personal Information Stolen

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

DoorDash

An undisclosed number of Canadians are among the roughly 4.9 million DoorDash users, drivers and merchants who had their personal information stolen during a May data breach — the latest in a string of privacy scares in recent years.

“We don’t discuss overall user, merchant or Dasher numbers publicly,” wrote spokesperson Mattie Magdovitz in an email when asked how many of the millions impacted were in Canada.

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Five Meals a Week: Scientists Audit Garbage to Assess Household Food Waste

Five Meals a Week: Scientists Audit Garbage to Assess Household Food Waste

By The Canadian Press

Waste Management - Garbage
In this Aug. 29, 2018, photo, at the Waste Management facility in North Brooklyn, tons of leftover food sits piled up before being processed into “bio-slurry,” in New York. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Stephen Groves)

A team of scientists spent weeks combing through the garbage of dozens of households to come up with what the researchers say is the most accurate measure yet of how much food is wasted in Canadian kitchens.

Michael Von Massow at the University of Guelph acknowledged it was, at times, messy.

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McDonald’s Launches Beyond Meat Burger Pilot in 28 Ontario Restaurants

McDonald’s Launches Beyond Meat Burger Pilot in 28 Ontario Restaurants

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

McDonald’s Beyond Meat P.L.T.
The global test of the McDonald’s P.L.T. starts today in 28 Southwestern Ontario restaurants for 12 weeks. (MCDONALD’S CANADA)

More than a year after A&W became the first Canadian fast-food chain to sell the Beyond Meat burger, McDonald’s Canada is set to roll out a limited pilot of the plant-based patty to test its customer’s appetite for vegetarian eats.

“We know we’re not first,” Michaela Charette, the company’s head of consumer insights, said in an interview. “We’ve been taking our time to get it right.”

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Federal Food Safety Watchdog Says Brand of Baby Formula Recalled

Federal Food Safety Watchdog Says Brand of Baby Formula Recalled

By The Canadian Press

Calcilo XD Powder
Calcilo XD powder has been recalled in several provinces over health concerns. (CFIA / HANDOUT)

OTTAWA — The federal food safety watchdog says a batch of powdered baby formula has been recalled due to rancidity.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of the product, which it notes was also off-colour.

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B.C. Motorist Fined for Driving with Bowl in One Hand, Chopsticks in the Other

B.C. Motorist Fined for Driving with Bowl in One Hand, Chopsticks in the Other

By The Canadian Press

Chopsticks Bowl

KELOWNA, B.C. — A provincial court judge has served up a searing decision to a driver in Kelowna, B.C., who was spotted eating with chopsticks in one hand and a bowl of spinach in the other.

Judicial justice Brian Burgess handed down the ruling in Kelowna traffic court in August, finding the “egregious” offence took place in the city last November as Corinne Jackson drove past a roadside vehicle enforcement operation.

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