Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 06, 2007 10:43 ET

CFIA: Notice to Food Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 6, 2007) - As part of an ongoing effort to increase consumer awareness about how to avoid contracting diseases from their household pet or from petting zoos, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is distributing the attached Pets and Petting Zoos - Tips for preventing infections.

You can view this fact sheet, along with additional food safety information, on the CFIA Web site at

For more information, or to speak with a food safety spokesperson, please contact our Media Relations office at (613) 228-6682.

Thanks for helping us get these important food safety messages to consumers.

Pets and Petting Zoos - Tips for preventing infections is available at the following address:

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  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations