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Salmonella tainted Mexican papayas prompts Consumer Alert from CFIA

That’s what we do when a health hazard doesn’t involve raw milk!
From the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website:

Note that one of the pictures above is of cows -- clearly a food source in need of much inspection

“OTTAWA, August 26, 2011 – There was a recent outbreak of Salmonella agona in the United States linked to papayas from Mexico. As a result, the United States Food and Drug Administration has put import controls on papayas from Mexico.

Canada imports papayas from Mexico through the United States. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working with authorities in the United States and Mexico to identify any products that have been shipped to Canada. Based on this information, theCFIA will determine if Canada requires additional import controls. Continue reading

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