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