Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 09, 2008 14:39 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Notice to Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - As part of an ongoing effort to increase consumer awareness about food safety, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is distributing the attached two fact sheets: Red Tide, Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning and Safe Shellfish Harvesting, and Food Safety Facts on Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP).

The information highlights the potential risks associated with shellfish, and the actions consumers should take.

You can view these fact sheets on the CFIA Web site: Red Tide, Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning and Safe Shellfish Harvesting at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/cause/redroue.shtml

and Safe Shellfish Harvesting and Food Safety Facts on Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/cause/pspe.shtml.

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

Fact sheets are available at the following addresses:

http://file.marketwire.com/release/PSP%20fact%20sheet.pdf

http://file.marketwire.com/release/Red%20tide%20psp%20and%20shellfishharvesting.pdf

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