Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 29, 2012 13:06 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 2012) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Technical Briefing:
Inspection Memo, Establishment 38
When: November 29, 2012 at 15:00 (EDT)
Present: Paul Mayers, Associate VP of Programs, CFIA
Dr. Harpreet Kochhar, Executive Director, Western Operations, CFIA
Dr. Robert Charlebois, Executive Director, Quebec Operations, CFIA

CFIA representatives will be on hand to correct allegations that a CFIA memo directed inspection staff to perform certain tasks for meat destined for export to Japan, while ignoring food safety controls for domestic meat.

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: 2482938

Contact Information

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