ICYMI: lifeless rat allegedly present in soup, Winnipeg pilot fights meals insecurity, new discovering for ongoing salmonella outbreak and extra

This week’s food news kicked off with the horrifying story of a customer finding a dead rat in a bread-bowl soup in Vancouver eatery, Crab Park Chowdery. Vancouver Coastal Health is still investigating the commercial kitchen associated with the restaurant. Continuing with slightly less disturbing, but still important news, health officials in Canada are looking into an ongoing salmonella outbreak and its link to a strain that has affected more than 216 people in the U.S. Finishing on a more positive note, a passionate volunteer and a newly licensed pilot, Andi Sharma, plans to fly more than 300 pounds of food to the First Nations living in the remote areas of Northern Manitoba.

Here are the details on what you may have missed in food news across Canada this week.

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