The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said on its website that the USDA informed it Friday that the Alberta company has been re-listed and can begin shipping products into the United States immediately.
Canadian regulators last month allowed XL Foods' beef-processing plant to reopen with "enhanced" scrutiny after it was determined to be safe following an outbreak of E. coli that sickened at least 16 people in Canada and forced a massive recall of its products.
XL Foods employed about 2,000 workers at the plant, which had been shut down Sept. 27.
Brazilian JBS, an international meat conglomerate, has struck a deal to assume operations of XL Foods facilities.
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