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2009/03/04

Maple Leaf Foods To Host Listeria Management Technical Briefing

TORONTO, Mar 4, 2009 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Maple Leaf Foods invites members of the media to participate in a Listeria Management Technical Briefing lead by a panel of experts that will discuss the following:

    • Listeria Overview
    • Maple Leaf Foods' Food Safety Program
    • Best Practices and Emerging Technologies
    • Regulatory Reform

  • Who: Randy Huffman, Chief Food Safety Officer, Maple Leaf Foods
    Iain Stewart, Sr. VP Food Safety & Transformation,
    Maple Leaf Foods
    Dr. Robert Bortolussi, Department of Pediatrics at IWK Health
    Centre in Halifax
  • When: March 6, 2009 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
  • How: There are three options available to participate in the session :
    Webcast: EN - http://events.startcast.com/events6/91/C0007/Default.aspx
    FR - http://events.startcast.com/events6/91/C0008/Default.aspx
    In person: 30 St. Clair Avenue West, 15th Floor, Toronto
    (limited seating)
  • Conference call:
    - English: 416-340-2217 / 866-696-5910,
    (Passcode 1263876 followed by the number sign)
    - French: 514-861-2255 / 877-405-9213,
    (Passcode 4354063 followed by the number sign)

    For those unable to join the call, a playback will be made
    available one hour after the event at:
    English: 416-695-5800 / 800-408-3053 (Passcode 1263876
    followed by the number sign)
    French: 514-861-2272 / 800-408-3053 (Passcode 1210154
    followed by the number sign)
  • RSVP: Please RSVP to Caroline Spivak at 416-963-6156 or
    spivakca@mapleleaf.ca to register. Please note that in-person
    attendance is limited due to space restrictions.

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

SOURCE: Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Caroline Spivak at (416) 963-6156 or spivakca@mapleleaf.ca

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