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News by subject: HEALTH

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2 july 2015

16:20
On June 5, 2015, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a Consumer Advisory regarding the actions taken in response to the incident in India involving Maggi brand noodles, including Nestle's removal of products from the Indian marketplace....


1 july 2015

20:50
http://bit.ly/1IuaS0u Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling no name and Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described...


30 june 2015

20:50
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1HtfXp2 Choice Canning Company Inc. is recalling Tastee Choice brand Shrimp Sorrentino and Shrimp Fried Rice from the marketplace because they may contain milk and gluten which are not declared on the...

16:40
Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) presented the IOM Report on Cardiac Arrest entitled, "Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival: A Time to Act". Their second recommendation "Fostering a culture of action" emphasizes that the time to first...

11:00
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Today, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Member of Parliament Brad Butt announced $850,000 in federal funding for Safe Food Canada: The Learning Partnership. Safe Food Canada is a...


29 june 2015

22:00
Old Fashioned Meat & Deli Ltd. is recalling Polish dried sausage from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. The following product was sold at Old...


26 june 2015

21:20
Product photos are available at: http://bit.ly/1dmOQQk Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Loblaws (store-made) brand Spaghetti Sauce from the marketplace due to possible glass contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products...

11:40
The Economic Club of Canada along with representatives from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Lundbeck Canada, Cookson James Loyalty, Excellence Canada and Mental Health International, this week, concluded the final leg of a the cross-Canada...


23 june 2015

22:50
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1TMGwLa Les Dependances is recalling La Cigogne brand "Munster Gerome" cheese from the marketplace because it may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Consumers should not consume the...

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Over the last few weeks Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has publicly defended shutting down the hospital kitchens and contracting out patient meals to a global food processing operation outside of Hamilton. But the findings of a recent poll, show...


22 june 2015

13:00
WHAT: 500,000 Canadians will not go to work today because of mental illness. Many...


20 june 2015

00:00
The food recall warning issued on June 17, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation. Industry is...


19 june 2015

22:30
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1J9eI0j Industry is recalling Phoebe brand Mote Blanco / White Corn products from the marketplace because they may contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to...


18 june 2015

15:00
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) will hold a public pre-hearing conference in the matter of the price of the patented medicine Soliris and Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., the pharmaceutical...

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The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) will hold a public pre-hearing conference in the matter of the price of the patented medicine Soliris and Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., the pharmaceutical company that exercises patent rights for...

13:11
Product photos are available at: http://bit.ly/1ImL7e2 HG Holdings (International) Corp is recalling Santan brand instant coconut milk powder and instant coconut cream powder from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on...

13:11
Product photos are available at: http://bit.ly/1ImL7e2 HG Holdings (International) Corp is recalling Santan brand instant coconut milk powder and instant coconut cream powder from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on...

09:30
Health care professionals unveiled a new campaign today calling on all federal party leaders to include the creation of a national pharmacare plan in their election platforms. The Campaign for National Drug Coverage joins the growing chorus of voices...


17 june 2015

20:00
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1BoCd2B Saputo Inc. is recalling Papillon brand Roquefort Cheese products from the marketplace because they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Consumers should not consume the...

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Editors Note: There are four photos associated with this press release. Saputo Inc. , in collaboration with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), is warning the public not to serve or consume the Papillon brand Roquefort cheese products listed...

10:56
Following the successful June 8th meeting of provincial and territorial health ministers to discuss universal pharmacare, health care professionals are launching a new campaign calling on all federal parties to commit to a national drug coverage...

08:00
Phrixus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) SMARTT Program will provide services to produce clinical-grade Carmeseal-MDtm (P-188 NF) for the company's first study involving...


16 june 2015

23:45
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1MJNgE6 The food recall warning issued on June 7, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's...

08:00
Editors Note: There is an image associated with this press release A new generation of cold chains needs to be developed for the life sciences and healthcare industry to improve global health standards, according to new research by DHL Global...

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Editors Note: There are photos associated with this press release. ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. , ("ProMetic" or the "Corporation") today provided an update regarding its strategic partnership with GENERIUM Pharmaceuticals ("GENERIUM"). This...


12 june 2015

08:00
Note to editors: An image is included with this press release on Marketwired's website. This Saturday, the Kebek Animal Rights Association (KARA)-with support from Georges Laraque, Simple Plan's David Desrosiers, PETA, Lush Cosmetics and the...


11 june 2015

15:00
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1Teep7o Kam Wah Resources Company Ltd. is recalling lollipop candy from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the...

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A new Canadian study has found that weight loss in obese adults can reduce their asthma severity. The research team, led by Dr. Smita Pakhale, a respirologist in the department of medicine at The Ottawa Hospital, found that structured weight loss...


10 june 2015

17:20
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1FSLMlV Can-Roxy Trading Inc. is recalling Roxy brand Unsweetened Coconut Cream Powder from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk...

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CUPE is concerned about a memo ("Exploring Home Care Options") from the Continuing Care Branch of the Health and Wellness Department that sends conflicting messages about the province's plans to privatize Home Care. CUPE Home Support Coordinator...


9 june 2015

23:16
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1B15SPw Live Organic Food Products Ltd. is recalling Live Organic Raw brand Garden Vegetable Crackers from the marketplace because they contain soy which is not declared on the label. People with an...

15:50
Theratechnologies today announced a collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) that will evaluate the safety and efficacy of tesamorelin in the treatment of HIV-infected patients suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease...

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Note to editors: An image is included with this press release on Marketwired's website. This Saturday, the Kebek Animal Rights Association (KARA)-with support from Georges Laraque, Simple Plan's David Desrosiers, PETA, Lush Cosmetics and the...


7 june 2015

23:40
Product photos are available at : http://bit.ly/1dpDWcY Champ's Mushrooms is recalling Champ's Mushrooms brand Sliced Mini Bella Mushrooms from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the...


5 june 2015

23:30
http://bit.ly/1cD92Nm The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is aware of the recent incident in India involving Maggi brand noodles, including Nestle's removal of products from the Indian marketplace. The CFIA is conducting a food safety...

06:20
Canadian biotech KalGene Pharmaceuticals has successfully secured $1.5 million in financing from Brain Canada, CQDM, and the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) Focus on Brain program to develop a new treatment for Alzheimer's. This funding from CQDM will...


3 june 2015

09:50
It is now harder than ever for BC seniors to access the basic home support services they need to remain at home, despite the BC Ministry of Health's goal to support seniors to stay independent at home for as long as possible, says a report released...


2 june 2015

23:50
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has become aware of reports of product substitution and/or tampering in infant formula products. These incidents are not typically associated with the manufacturing process but occur occasionally when a...

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Patient advocates are concerned that the BC Ministry of Health's plans to increase contracts with for-profit clinics is not an effective solution to surgical wait times. They are urging the province to scrap contract plans and focus instead on taking...


1 june 2015

11:30
Saputo Inc. ("Saputo") , one of the leading dairy processors in the world, announced today the implementation of a progressive Animal Welfare Policy and recent agreements concluded with the University of Guelph (Canada) and the University of...

07:00
ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. , ("ProMetic" or the "Corporation") presented new data at the European Renal Association (ERA) annual meeting in London, UK. The new data confirms that PBI-4050's anti-fibrotic effect demonstrated in the kidney in several...


29 may 2015

20:30
Photos are available at http://bit.ly/1HBp7vy The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting an investigation into the presence of Iron Cross Blister beetles (Tegrodera spp.) in imported leafy vegetables following recent consumer...


28 may 2015

22:20
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1HzfQUV The food recall warning issued on May 25, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's...

15:50
The Green Shield Canada Foundation (GSCF) recently announced the launch of its Frontline Care(TM) program, a five-year plan to fund access to better health care for uninsured and underinsured Canadians. By providing grants to Canadian registered...


27 may 2015

14:30
On Sunday, May 31st, Ottawa will be coming together to make muscles move in an effort to fight against muscular dystrophy. The community will be supporting thousands people who are living with a neuromuscular disorder in Canada at the annual Ottawa...


25 may 2015

22:30
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1FMzlMY Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President's Choice brand Moroccan-Style Hummus from the marketplace because it may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Consumers should...

08:30
There is good news when it comes to our sun safety, Canadians have heeded the warnings and are being proactive. A recent national survey conducted by Canadian online retailer Well.ca reveals the majority of Canadians are adding sunscreen to their...


23 may 2015

01:20
Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1FFdXJu Loblaw Companies Limited and Strang's Produce Inc. are voluntarily recalling certain Farmer's Market and Strang's Produce brands of Russet Potatoes from the marketplace due to possible food...


22 may 2015

19:20
Canadian Food Inspection Agency The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking feedback on proposed options to change food labels and the food labelling system. An online survey will be available at www.inspection.gc.ca/labelling until June...


21 may 2015

11:00
BMO Financial Group today announced a $1 million donation to support ongoing stem cell and regenerative medicine research in Canada. A $500,000 donation is being made to The Ottawa Hospital's Regenerative Medicine Program, where more than 250 basic...

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