Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

September 11, 2009 09:57 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ritz and Minister Aglukkaq to Announce New Government Action to Improve Food Safety

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2009) - The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture, and the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, will hold a news conference today to announce new action the Government of Canada is taking to improve its ability to protect Canadians from outbreaks of foodborne illness.

Spokespeople from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Public Health Agency of Canada will also be on hand to respond to questions.



Date: Friday, September 11, 2009

Place: 0115C (Departmental Board Room)
Basement, Brooke Claxton Building
Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa

Time: 2:30 pm (ET)

Dial in details:

North American Dial-In #: 1-888-265-0464
Int'l/Local Dial-In #: (613) 954-4096
Conference ID #: 30139876

Contact Information

  • The Office of the Honourable Gerry Ritz
    Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
    Meagan Murdoch
    Press Secretary
    613-759-1059
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600
    or
    The Office of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq
    Minister of Health
    Josee Bellemare
    613-957-0200
    or
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    Media Relations
    613-941-8189