Tag Archives: e-coli

Alert! Help Bring Horse Issues (Not Horsemeat) to the Table

Prior to an upcoming meeting during which Senate Bill S-11, an Act addressing the safety and inspection of Canada’s food supply: (http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&billId=5654811) will be under consideration, the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food needs to hear from you regarding the dangers of horsemeat.  It is common knowledge that many horses are routinely treated with phenylbutazone (“bute”), clenbuterol, and other drugs that are not permitted […]

Behind Closed Doors – What XL Foods and Horse Slaughter Plants Have in Common and What They’d Prefer to Keep Hidden

The CHDC provides evidence of disturbing parallels between the XL Foods contaminated beef recall and conditions inside Canada’s horse slaughter plants. Read the full report here.  Warning – graphic images.

CFIA in the hotseat again

The CHDC has long red-flagged the CFIA for lack of transparency and food safety related to horsemeat.  Now consumers North America wide, who consume Canadian beef, get a similar wake up call with the news this week of a massive ground beef and steaks recall for e-coli tainted meat from Alberta. This was discovered by […]