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Food agency admits silence a mistake


November 19, 2008
By The Toronto Star

Nov. 19, 2008 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency could have done a far better job
communicating with the public during this summer's listeria outbreak, a
top official at the federal agency concedes.

Nov. 19, 2008 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency could have done a far better job
communicating with the public during this summer's listeria outbreak, a
top official at the federal agency concedes.

"There's been a lot of hard questions asked … in terms of how we
can get information to the public in as timely a way as possible," said
Dr. Brian Evans, CFIA executive vice president and chief veterinary
officer of Canada. "I accept the criticism that there is a need for us
to reflect and to do a much better job of informing (Canadians)." | FULL STORY

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