Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 20, 2008 09:53 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Notice to Food Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - 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 Home Canning or Bottling Lobster, Clams, Whelks and Other Seafood in Atlantic Canada...Is It Safe? The information highlights the potential risks associated with canned or bottled seafood, and the actions consumers should take.

You can view this fact sheet (http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/factsheet_eng0620.pdf), along with additional food safety information, on the CFIA Web site at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/specif/botclame.shtml.

For more information, or to speak with a food safety spokesperson, please contact our Media Relations office at 613-228-6682.

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

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-228-6682