Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 08, 2010 14:00 ET

Media Advisory: CFIA to Conduct Training in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 8, 2010) - The CFIA will be holding a bio-containment and poultry sampling training session for staff in Abbotsford BC, on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 9-10, 2010.

During the exercise, staff will be wearing personal protective equipment, including respiratory gear. The exercise activities may be visible to people in the area.

There are no health or safety risks to the public or animals.

The CFIA takes the threat of animal diseases very seriously. This training is one of the measures being taken to strengthen emergency preparedness and response procedures.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Mark Clarke