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Maple Leaf backs food safety overhaul

June 23, 2009  By FoodQualityNews.com


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Maple Leaf backs food safety overhaul
Maple Leaf Foods, the company
responsible for last year's listeria crisis that killed 22, has backed
recommendations from a parliamentary committee to overhaul Canada's food safety system.

June 23, 2009 – Maple Leaf Foods, the company
responsible for last year's listeria crisis that killed 22, has backed
recommendations from a parliamentary committee to overhaul Canada's food safety system.

Calls for a public inquiry, greater autonomy for Canada’s pubic health
inspectorate and a proposal to boost the number of inspectors through
greater funding, were just some of the recommendations made by the
Agricultural Sub-Committee late last week. | READ MORE

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