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Canadian Food Inspection Agency
"Pink slime" scare sensationalized: UBC food safety expert
North American consumers are all worked up about “pink slime” in beef. But the product isn’t used in Canada, and experts say the scare is based on “fabricated sensationalism”.
Apr 12th, 2012
Inspectors check West Coast fish for radiation from Japanese nuclear meltdown
No problems expected, although radiation has been found in trace, acceptable amounts in past tests, experts say.
Aug 20th, 2011
Pulling meat inspectors in BC could mean unsafe food: Union
Federal inspectors yanked, provinces scramble to patch together alternate safety regime.
Aug 10th, 2011