Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 23, 2009 10:41 ET

Notice to Food and Health Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 23, 2009) - As part of an ongoing effort to increase consumer awareness about food safety, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is distributing the attached fact sheet: Picnicking, Hiking and Camping Food Safety Tips - Preventing Foodborne Illness. The information provides basic tips to help consumers reduce the risks of foodborne illness.

You can view this fact sheet, along with additional food safety information, on the CFIA website at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/concene.shtml or at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/cfia0623.pdf. For more information, or to speak with a food safety spokesperson, please contact our Media Relations Office at 613-773-6600.

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

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations Office
    613-773-6600