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Maple Leaf exec backpedals on listeria quip


August 25, 2009
By The Toronto Star

Aug. 25, 2009, TORONTO – A high-level Maple Leaf Foods executive has been caught on camera
joking about last year's listeriosis outbreak that killed 22 people.

Aug. 25, 2009, TORONTO – A high-level Maple Leaf Foods executive has been caught on camera
joking about last year's listeriosis outbreak that killed 22 people.

Rory McAlpine, vice-president of government and industry relations
with the food giant, was speaking at the Couchiching Institute of
Public Affairs Conference in Orillia on Aug. 8 when he delivered a quip
about the outbreak, with a punchline even he now says was tasteless. | READ MORE

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