A Woodbridge, Ont. food distribution company has been ordered to pay fines of $25,000 after it sold non-kosher shredded cheddar cheese as kosher to two Jewish youth camps two years ago.
Creation Foods Company pleaded guilty and was convicted of violating section 31(1) of the Food and Drugs Act on June 22nd in an Ontario court in Newmarket. The company delivered the cheese to camps in Ennismore, near Peterborough, and Haliburton.
In a July 5th statement, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, which investigated the company, said Creation Foods Company sold the non-kosher cheese “by means of a forged kosher certificate.”
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