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Media Advisory: Government of Canada's Announcement Regarding Safe Food for Canadians Action Plan-Photos and Video Available for Media Use

May 17 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/13 -- On May 17, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz held a media briefing in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to launch the Safe Food for Canadians Action Plan.

The Minister was joined by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Dr. Martine Dubuc, Chief Food Safety Officer for Canada and Vice-President of Science, Neil Bouwer, Vice-President of Policy and Programs, Dr. Parthi Muthukumarasamy, Acting Director of Meat programs. On the phone line was Helene Couture, Chief of the Evaluation Division for the Bureau of Microbial Hazards at Health Canada.

Video footage and photos of the event are available for use by the media at: www.electricumbrella.ca/130517_CFIA_Saskatoon



Contacts:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Media Relations
613-773-6600

Office of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz
Jeff English
613-773-1059





Source: Marketwire


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