Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 11, 2012 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2012) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Public Health Agency of Canada News Teleconference on XL Foods Recall - Technical Briefing
When: October 11, 2012 at 12:00. (EDT)
Present: Dr. Martine Dubuc, Chief Food Safety Officer of Canada, CFIA
Dr. Harpreet Kochhar, Executive Director, Western Operations, CFIA
Dr. Richard Arsenault, Director, Meat Programs, CFIA
Dr. Frank Plummer, Chief Science Officer / Scientific Director General - National Microbiology Laboratory, PHAC
Dr. Howard Njoo, Director General, Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, PHAC
Dr. Gregory Taylor, Deputy Chief Public Officer, PHAC

CFIA and PHAC representatives will be on hand to provide a brief update on the next steps of the multi-stage assessment process of XL Foods Inc., Establishment 38.

A question and answer session for the media will follow the update. Please be prepared to provide your name and affiliation.

Teleconference phone number: 1- 877-413-4814

Passcode: 6752284

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    (613) 773-6600