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2006/10/06

MD&A Refile Notice

TSX: MFI www.mapleleaf.com

TORONTO, Oct 06, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX:MFI) announced today that, at the request of the Ontario Securities Commission, it has re-filed its Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the year ended December 31, 2005, to add the CEO's and CFO's conclusions concerning the effectiveness of the Company's disclosure controls and procedures. The amendment indicates that an evaluation of the effectiveness of the design and operation of the Company's disclosure controls and procedures was conducted as of December 31, 2005 by and under the supervision of management, including the CEO and CFO. It further states that, based on this evaluation, the CEO and CFO concluded that as of December 31, 2005 the disclosure controls and procedures were effective at providing such reasonable assurance.

No other changes were made to the MD&A. The re-filed MD&A may be accessed at www.sedar.com.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading Canadian food processing company committed to delivering quality food products to consumers around the world. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the Company employs approximately 24,000 people at its operations across Canada, and in the United States, Europe and Asia. Maple Leaf Foods had sales of approximately $6.5 billion in 2005.

SOURCE Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Rocco Cappuccitti,
Senior Vice President, Transactions and Administration and Corporate Secretary, MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC.,
(416) 926-2034

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