Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

May 17, 2013 16:05 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada's Announcement Regarding Safe Food for Canadians Action Plan-Photos and Video Available for Media Use

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 17, 2013) - On May 17, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz held a media briefing in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to launch the Safe Food for Canadians Action Plan.

The Minister was joined by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Dr. Martine Dubuc, Chief Food Safety Officer for Canada and Vice-President of Science, Neil Bouwer, Vice-President of Policy and Programs, Dr. Parthi Muthukumarasamy, Acting Director of Meat programs. On the phone line was Hélène Couture, Chief of the Evaluation Division for the Bureau of Microbial Hazards at Health Canada.

Video footage and photos of the event are available for use by the media at:

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations

    Office of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz
    Jeff English