Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 15, 2006 16:20 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/CFIA: Health Hazard Alert-Imported Honey Bearing a Label in Russian only May Contain Chloramphenicol

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 15, 2006) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) wishes to correct the Health Hazard Alert issued on December 14, 2006, for imported honey that may be contaminated with chloramphenicol. The language of the product labels is Ukrainian, not Russian as originally indicated in the alert. The corrected alert, with photos of the product labels, may be viewed on the CFIA's web site at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2006/20061214e.shtml. The CFIA apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this error.

Contact Information

  • Media enquiries:
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    613-755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Marie-Andree Lefebvre (French)
    Office of Food Safety and Recall
    613-760-4044
    www.cfia-acia.agr.ca