Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 08, 2008 11:47 ET

Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Notice to Food Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 8, 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 Shellfish: One of the nine most common food allergens. The information highlights the potential risks associated with seafood, and the actions consumers should take.

You can view this fact sheet (http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/July2008-ENGLISHFINAL.pdf), along with additional food safety information, on the CFIA Web site at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/fispoie.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