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Brent Patterson | Food safety should be an issue of concern for voters evaluating Harper's record in the lead-up to the October 19 federal election.
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Christopher Walker | Like many New Brunswick men, I went west at 19 to seek my fortune. One of my many jobs was in Alberta’s now infamous XL Foods plant.
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David J. Climenhaga | This could have a bigger impact on the Alberta cattle trade than the packinghouse problems because XL's owner is so horizontally extended into feedlots, ranches, auction services and cattle financing.
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David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose leader to Twittersphere: The peasants are rioting because they have no rib eye? Let them eat tainted chuck steak!
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David J. Climenhaga | In addition to whatever caused E. coli contamination inside XL Foods' plant in Alberta, the key participants in this fiasco have provided a textbook example of how NOT to handle a PR crisis.
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David Macdonald | Debacles like those at XL Foods illustrate the critical role that the federal government has in regulating industry and keeping Canadians safe.
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David J. Climenhaga | The XL Foods catastrophe keeps getting worse. But from our governments, all we hear is bland assurances that there’s nothing to worry about and complaints about "too much" regulation.