Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 15, 2012 12:39 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 15, 2012) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Technical Briefing:
Recall of certain Butcher's Choice Beef Burgers
When: December 15, 2012 at 14 :00 (EDT)
Present: Barbara Jordan, Associate Vice-President, Operations
Martine Dubuc, Chief Food Safety Officer for Canada
Dr. Howard Njoo, Director General, PHAC
Dr. Frank Plummer, Chief Science Officer / Scientific Director General - National Microbiology Laboratory, PHAC
Dr. Gregory Taylor, Deputy Chief Public Officer, PHAC

CFIA representatives will be on hand to provide an overview of the recall initiated by Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Officials from the Public Health Agency of Canada will also be available to media.

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: 8455889

Contact Information

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