Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 13, 2015 15:14 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 13, 2015) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will hold a technical briefing today, Friday, February 13, 2015 at 4:00 PM EST to provide more information on a BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) find in Alberta.

The event will take place by teleconference. Reporters can dial in at 613-960-7526 / 877-413-4814 (participant pass code: 5216341).

A question and answer session for the media will follow the news conference. CFIA spokespeople will include Dr. Martine Dubuc, Vice President, Science and Chief Food Safety Officer for Canada and Paul Mayers, Vice President, Policy and Programs.

Contact Information

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