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Robin Hood Flour recalled across the country

Robin Hood Flour recalled across the country

Robin Hood brand flour has been recalled after being linked to an E. coli outbreak in Canada. One illness has been confirmed from consuming the flour, and 24 other cases are being investigated. The recall was triggered after an investigation into an E. coli outbreak that found 25 cases with a matching genetic fingerprint in four provinces,

UPDATE: Hamilton man identified as victim – Huge pileup on the 401 with transport leaking toxic substance

Photo Courtesy: @trafficontario on Twitter The OPP has identified 45 year old Ian Meville of Hamilton as the victim an a multi vehicle crash on the 401 Tuesday.  Meville was a transport driver involved in the westbound primary collision. He was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Police say the primary collision occurred

Energy bars recalled

Photo Courtesy: Muskoka 411 Possible E.coli contamination has forced a nationwide recall of  SoLo GI brand energy bars. In a news release issued Saturday from the Canadian Food inspection Agency says New Era Nutrition Inc., the company that produces the energy bars recalled the product sold nationally in stores and on the internet. Brand Name Common Name

Buckley’s cough syrup recalled

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain Buckley’s syrup products from stores. A defect with the plastic seal may cause it to fall into the bottle and present a potential choking hazard if swallowed. This seal is a circular plastic layer that is clear or semi-transparent and approximately 1.7 cm in diameter, pictured below. The

It’s “crunch time” at St. Alphonsus School

It was the bite heard across the country! In a loud, simultaneous apple chomp hundreds of students from St. Alphonsus Catholic Elementary School joined thousands more across Canada as part of the tenth annual Great Big Crunch event today. “We are honoured to be the host school for the Great Big Crunch assembly this year,” said