The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec / Le ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec / Le ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec / Le ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) in collaboration with Boucherie Laurentienne ltée (established at 381, rue Principale in Wentworth-Nord, Quebec, Canada) and companies/places of sale (as listed in the Quebec Food Recall Advisory below) are warning the public not to consume products that are described in this Quebec Food Recall Advisory because they have not been prepared so as to ensure safety:

Read more of Quebec Food Recall: Certain Meat Products

CFIA's image: Clostridium botulinum bacteria sampling

CFIA’s image: Clostridium botulinum bacteria sampling

This is an update to my previous blog Health Hazard Alert: Certain Central-Epicure Brand Smoked Atlantic Salmon Recalled.

Regarding the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)’s ongoing food safety investigation and testing of fish from Central- Epicure Food Products Ltd., the recall update now includes a second list of the following additional fish products:

Read more of Health Hazard Update: Second List of Recalled Central-Epicure Brand Fish – Gefilte Fish, Ready to Serve

Toronto City Hall With the Flag of Canada

Here are great celebratory events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada March 30 – April 30, 2013:

Read more of You’re Invited: Celebratory Events in Toronto March 30 – April 30, 2013

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec / Le ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec / Le ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec / Le ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the the company operating under the firm name Pensée Santé and established at 20A, Route 271, St-Ephrem, Quebec, Canada, is warning the public not to consume crunchy carob manufactured by this company, as this product contains peanut butter YUM brand that is the subject of a notice to consumers from of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to possible contamination with Salmonella or other harmful bacteria.

Read more of Quebec Food Recall: Certain Pensée Santé Brand Croquants Au Caroube / Crunchy Carob

This video presents “Feeling Congested campaign ramps up Toronto transit talks”:

  • Feeling Congested: Toronto Talks Transportation campaign made a stop at the York Civic Centre where residents welcomed to discuss gridlock and how to fund transit expansion in the GTA”
  • Humber News reporter Stephen Donkers has the story here

City of Toronto's map: Downtown Transportation Operations Study area's boundaries are highlighted in red.

City of Toronto’s map: Downtown Transportation Operations Study area’s boundaries are highlighted in red.

Downtown Transportation Operations Study (DTOS) is the City of Toronto’s Study to:

  • identify and address congestion and traffic operations issues in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Focus on transportation into, out of, and within the study area

      • The study area is generally bounded by:

        • Lake Shore Boulevard/Harbour Street, to the south
        • Queen Street East/West, to the north
        • Jarvis Street, to the east
        • Bathurst Street, to the west
  • develop near–to–medium term improvements to the existing surface transportation network that will help to achieve safe and efficient transportation in downtown Toronto
  • collect public input
  •  help all road users
    • aims to highlight solutions that support all user groups, including pedestrians, cyclists, transit users, drivers and those involved in moving goods across the city

You are invited to give your input in the following ways:

Read more of Your Input is Wanted: Toronto’s Downtown Transportation Operations Study for All User Groups March 27, 2013

CFIA's image: Clostridium botulinum bacteria sampling

CFIA’s image: Clostridium botulinum bacteria sampling

This is an update to my previous blog Health Hazard Alert: Certain St. Thomas Brand Bar Clams Recalled.

Regarding the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s ongoing food safety investigation and testing of Bar Clam products from St. Thomas Fish Market Inc. (Saint-Thomas-De-Kent, New Brunswick, Canada), the recall update now includes the following additional products.

Read more of Health Hazard Update: More St. Thomas Brand Bar Clams and Bar Clam Stew Recalled

Above, CFIA's Electron Microscope Image of Salmonella bacteria. (In reality Salmonella is not pink; the pink colour is added as visual aid.)

Above, CFIA’s Electron Microscope Image of Salmonella bacteria. (In reality Salmonella is not pink; the pink colour is added as visual aid.)

Certain nut butters, peanuts, sugar and tahini from Vicrossano Inc., as described in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Public Advisoy below,  may be contaminated with Salmonella or other harmful bacteria:

Read more of Health Hazard Alert: Certain Nut Butters, Peanuts, Sugar and Tahini are Recalled