Alerts and Recalls


Health Hazard Alert - Certain Vacuum-Packaged, Refrigerated, Ready-To-Eat Fish Products May Contain Dangerous Bacteria
Danger Pour La Santé - Présence Possible D'une Bactérie Dangereuse Dans Des Produits De Poisson Prêts-À-Manger, Réfrigérés Et Emballés Sous Vide

Posted Oct 26, 2011

Brewer's Yeast Tablets: May Pose Serious Health Risks to Canadians with Milk Allergies
Les Comprimés Brewer's Yeast Peuvent Poser Un Risque Grave Pour La Santé Des Personnes Allergiques Au Lait

Posted Oct 25, 2011

Certain Bulk Walnuts, Prepackaged Nuts and Snack Products May Contain E. coli o157:H7 Bacteria.
Certaines Noix De Grenolde, Noix préemballées Et Gringotines Peuvent Contenir La Bactérie E. coli o157:H7

Posted Sept 07, 2011

Undeclared Milk in Certain M&M Meat Shops Brand Sorbet Products Manufactured by Dorgel LTD. 
Présence Non Déclarée De Lait Dans Certains Sorbets De Marque Les Aliments M&M Fabriqués Pardorgel Ltd

Posted July 28, 2011

It is PEN’s understanding that the recommendations in the DRI report on calcium and vitamin D will be considered by Health Canada to determine the impact the recommendations may have on dietary guidance for Canada.  PEN resources have been updated to reflect the new DRIs and will be reviewed again when the recommendations from Health Canada are available.

Vitamin D and Calcium: Updated Dietary Reference Intakes

La vitamine D et le calcium : Révision des apports nutritionnels de référence

Posted November 30, 2010

Advisories, Warnings and Recalls 2010

Avis, mises en garde et retraits - 2010

Posted November 5,2010

Important Information Regarding the Voluntary Recall of the Children's Product: Hyland's Teething Tablets

Information importante sur le rappel volontaire du produit pour enfants Hyland's Teething Tablets

Posted October 27, 2010

Meridia (sibutramine) Capsules - Voluntary Withdrawal from the Canadian Market

Meridia (sibutramine) en capsules - Retrait volontaire du marché canadien

Posted October, 18 2010

News Releases

Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2011
Posted October 26, 2011
Centre for Food in Canada: Governing Food: Policies, Laws, and Regulations for Food in Canada
Posted September 30, 2011

Sugar Consumption Among Canadians of All Ages
Posted September 21, 2011 

Food Times - Quarterly Newsletter of Health Canada's Food Directorate
A Newsletter providing updates of the Directorates' activities on food safety and nutrition. Included is an article on the review of pre-market submissions, recent publications, webpostings, meetings and events. To join the mailing list and receive future copies send an email to: with a subject line of: Food Times - Further Information Requested.  Also available in French.

Posted August 8, 2011

Health Canada Advisories, Warnings and Recalls

View the past health-related advisories and warnings

Avis, mises en garde et retraits de Santé Canada
Voir les archives d'avis et de mises en garde concernant la santé

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Alerts
For a list of all of the most recent CFIA food recalls and allergy alerts click here.

l'Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments (ACIA) - Alertes
Pour la liste le plus recente des rappels d'aliments et alertes l'allergie par l'ACIA cliquez ici.