Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Marketwired

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec 13, 2012) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Technical Briefing:
  Recall of certain Butcher''s Choice Garlic Peppercorn Beef Burgers
   
When: December 13, 2012 at 1 2:00 (EDT)
   
Present: Garfield Balsom, Food Safety Recall Specialist, CFIA
  Linda Leblanc, Food Safety Recall Specialist, CFIA
  Dr. Howard Njoo, Director General, PHAC
  Dr. Frank Plummer, Chief Science Officer / Scientific Director General - National Microbiology Laboratory, PHAC
  Dr. Gregory Taylor, Deputy Chief Public Officer, PHAC

CFIA representatives will be on hand to provide an overview of the recall initiated by Loblaw Companies Ltd. of certain Butcher''s Choice Garlic Peppercorn Beef Burgers because this product may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

Officials 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: 5711464

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

View Comments (0)