Coming in effect of the updated Health Canada Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in RTE Foods

October 2, 2023 Health Canada

Please be advised that Health Canada’s Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Foods (2023) will be effective on October 1, 2023. The guidance on Control measures for Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods has been revised to align with the updated policy.

Bio-Fence Sanitisation Breakthrough: Listeria Completely Eliminated in Groundbreaking RTE Food Production Pilot

September 14, 2021 Bio-Fence

All traces of listeria spp in a highly sensitive food production environment have been successfully eliminated in a breakthrough new pilot, undertaken by Bio-Fence.

CFIA: Harvest Fresh Brand Zucchini Spirals Recalled Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

Veg Pak Produce is recalling Harvest Fresh brand Zucchini Spirals from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below

FDA: Outbreak Investigation of Listeria monocytogenes – Hispanic-style Fresh and Soft Cheeses

February 15, 2021 FDA

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections potentially linked to Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses.

CFIA: One Ocean Brand Sliced Smoked Wild Sockeye Salmon Recalled Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

The food recall warning issued on January 27, 2021 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.