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Media Advisory: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec 17, 2012) -

Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Technical Briefing:
  Update on Cardinal Meat Specialists Beef Products Recall
When: December 17, 2012 at 15:00 (EDT)
Present: Paul Mayers, Associate Vice President, Programs
  Martine Dubuc, Chief Food Safety Officer for Canada
  Dr. Frank Plummer, Chief Science Officer / Scientific Director General - National Microbiology Laboratory, PHAC
  Dr. Gregory Taylor, Deputy Chief Public Officer, PHAC
  Mark Raizenne, Director General, PHAC

CFIA representatives will be on hand to provide an update on the recall of beef products that were produced by Establishment 752, Cardinal Meat Specialists Limited. Officials from the Public Health Agency of Canada will also provide a brief statement related to the recall and will 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: 9631507