Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 23, 2012

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov 23, 2012) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Technical Briefing:
  Capital Packers Inc., Establishment 231
When: November 23, 2012 at 15:00 (EDT)
Present: Paul Mayers, Associate VP of Programs, CFIA
  Diane Allan, Executive Director of the Food Safety Science Directorate, CFIA
  Dr. Harpreet Kochhar, Executive Director, Western Operations, CFIA

CFIA representatives will be on hand to provide an overview on the Agency''s decision to suspend the operating licence of Capital Packers Inc., Establishment 231. 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: 4120116