Government of Canada

Government of Canada

June 06, 2012 17:42 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ritz to Make Important Food Safety Announcement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 6, 2012) - On Thursday, June 7, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will be joined by Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, Senator Donald Plett, and Dr. Brian Evans, Canada's Chief Food Safety Officer to make an important announcement related to food safety.

Event: News conference
Date: June 7, 2012
Location: Loblaws: McArthur Road (Vanier)
100 McArthur Road
Ottawa ON K1L 6P9
Time: 2:35 pm (EDT) - photo opportunity
2:45 pm (EDT) - news conference

Materials associated with the announcement will be distributed on site. You can also receive these documents following the announcement by sending an e-mail to

Media will be greeted at the entrance by CFIA officials.

Contact Information

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