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Maple Leaf Foods launches Blog

Maple Leaf is launching an external company blog today at The first posting, “The Journey to Food Safety Leadership”, is a letter written by President and CEO, Michael McCain and the blog will also feature posts from other leaders at the Company going forward.

Maple Leaf Foods has had significant dialogue with Canadians since the recall and listeriosis outbreak of August 2008 and we want to maintain a direct and candid conversation with interested Canadians. Food safety will be increasingly in the news and is a matter of high interest and importance to everyone. On the blog, Maple Leaf will provide updates on the Company’s progress towards food safety leadership, address questions and topics related to Listeria management and other food safety concerns and respond to events as they happen.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading food processing company, headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The Company employs approximately 24,000 people at its operations across Canada and in the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. The Company had sales of $5.2 billion in 2008.

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