U.S. halts Bunge Canada canola meal shipment with salmonella

January 8, 2016 2:35 PM

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) halted a shipment of canola meal on Dec. 1 from a Bunge Ltd plant in Hamilton, Ontario, because it appeared to contain salmonella bacteria, FDA records show.

Salmonella can cause food-borne illness in humans. However, canola meal is mainly shipped to the United States for use in animal feed, especially in the California dairy industry.

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