Government of Canada announcement on Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Media advisory

Ottawa, June 12, 2018—The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health and the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will provide an update on the Government of Canada's latest actions to improve food safety. A media availability and photo opportunity with Ministers will follow the announcement.

Prior to the announcement, a technical briefing will be held by teleconference. Officials from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency will be available to answer questions from the media following their presentation.

Event:
Media technical briefing by teleconference followed by a ministerial announcement

Date:
June 13, 2018

Time: Technical Briefing
9:00 a.m. (EDT)

Members of the media can dial-in to the technical briefing using the numbers below.

Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-866-206-0153
Local dial-in number: 613-954-9003
Passcode: 6619211#

Time: Ministerial Announcement              
11:00 a.m. (EDT)

Location:
George Street Plaza
55, ByWard Market Square

In the event of rain, the announcement will be held on the second floor of the ByWard Market Square building.

For more information:

Mathieu Filion
Director of Communications
Office of Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Guy Gallant
Director of Communications
Office of Lawrence MacAulay
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
613-773-1059

Media Relations
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
613-773-6600
media@inspection.gc.ca


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