Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Government of Alberta

Government of Alberta

January 23, 2006 09:30 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Media Advisory

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 23, 2006) - A technical briefing on bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) will be held this morning in Edmonton at 9:00 a.m. (M.S.T)

The event will take place at the J.G. Donaghue Building, 7000-113 Street, Edmonton. Reporters can dial in at 1-888-458-1598 and international reporters can dial in at 1-403-232-6311. The pass code is 3251706#.

Participants include Dr. Gerald Ollis, Chief Provincial Veterinarian for the Government of Alberta, Dr. Francine Lord, Manager, Import/ Export, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), and Dr. Brian Evans, Chief Veterinary Officer, CFIA.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations, Calgary
    (403) 292-6733
    or
    Media Relations, Ottawa
    (613) 228-6682
    or
    Alberta Agriculture Media Line
    (780) 422-1005