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Miss Vickie’s Canada recalls products over possible glass contamination

UnknownMiss Vickie’s Canada is recalling some Kettle Cooked Potato Chips due to possible glass contamination that has resulted in one injury.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products were sold online and in stores in several provinces, including New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

Flavours include, Applewood Smoked BBQ, Spicy Dill Pickle, Jalapeno, Sea Salt and Malt Vinegar, Original Recipe, Sweet Southern BBQ, Sweet Chili and Sour Cream and assorted multi-packs. The full list can be found here.

C-stores should not sell the recalled products and be advised that some consumers will return the products. The company is working with the CFIA to remove the potato chips from the market.


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A tribute to Alan Glass, executive chairman, EnsembleIQ

In Memoriam

Alan Glass

Executive Chairman, EnsembleIQ 

Aug. 8, 1949 – Sept. 6, 2019

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Alan Glass, venerated Executive Chairman of EnsembleIQ, the parent company of Convenience Store News Canada, passed away recently, after a long and courageously fought battle with cancer. His family, friends, professional colleagues and this company mourn his passing.

Mr. Glass had a long and storied career spanning more than four decades in the media and information services industry. He began his career in publishing with The Wall Street Journal, and he went on to serve in senior management positions in multiple media and information services companies — including Thomson Transport Press, Primedia, Commonwealth Business Media, CFO Publishing and United Business Media. In 2000, Mr. Glass led the management buyout that created Commonwealth Business Media, which he successfully sold to UBM.

Throughout his 40-year career in the information industry, Mr. Glass developed a well-deserved reputation as an astute executive, successful entrepreneur, caring mentor and loyal friend.

Those of us who were privileged to work with him will miss his visionary perspective, insightful analysis, prodigious work ethic, unique sense of humor and — most of all — genuine friendship.

We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Cathy, their children and grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by all.