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Cheese sellers get no ‘bread’


October 3, 2008
By The Gazette

Oct. 2, 2008, Montreal — Retailers who had cheese seized by inspectors during the crackdown on
products contaminated by listeriosis will receive no compensation,
Agriculture Minister Laurent Lessard said Wednesday.

Oct. 2, 2008 — Retailers who had cheese seized by inspectors during the crackdown on
products contaminated by listeriosis will receive no compensation,
Agriculture Minister Laurent Lessard said Wednesday. But Ian Picard, co-owner of La Fromagerie Hamel in Montreal, said his
Marché Jean Talon store lost 2,500 kilos of fine cheese, worth more
than $100,000, and was waiting to hear from Lessard about compensation. | FULL STORY