A recent spate of food recalls across Canada related to E. coli and Listeria concerns reflect a more demanding Canadian Food Inspection Agency and not necessarily dangerous meat products, says one industry expert.
Canadian shoppers will be able to see next month if the beef they're buying has been mechanically tenderized. Labelling regulations to take effect Aug. 21 are designed to protect consumers after the largest meat recall in the country's history two years ago.
A Missouri company is recalling possibly tainted beef products distributed to restaurants and a grocery chain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a release Wednesday that Jackson-based Fruitland American Meat is recalling about 4,012 pounds of beef.
A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.