Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 20, 2013 09:19 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2013) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Technical Briefing:
Investigation into possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination
When: February 20, 2013 at 11:00 (EST)
Present: Paul Mayers, Associate Vice President, Programs, CFIA
Diane Allan, Executive Director, Food Safety Science Directorate, CFIA
Dr. Howard Njoo, Director General, Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Branch, PHAC

CFIA representatives will be on hand to provide details of the Agency's investigation into possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination of beef products recalled today. An official 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: 8353481

Contact Information

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