Agri-Subcommittee on Food Safety

The Agri-Subcommittee on Food Safety is made up of industry representatives and four federal departments/agencies that have a role in food safety: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Key objectives:

  • strengthening relationships among all federal food safety partners and the food industry
  • ensuring a common understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all partners
  • contributing to the continuous improvement of food safety policies and standards

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email us at roundtable-tableronde@agr.gc.ca.

Upcoming meeting

The next Roundtable meeting will take place October 12, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Meeting summary – Records of Decision

Members

Co-chairs

  • Dennis Laycraft – Canadian Cattlemen's Association
  • Andrew Goldstein – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Industry

  • Albert Chambers – Canadian Supply Chain Food Safety Coalition
  • Angie Siemens – Cargill Ltd.
  • Jill Tabatt – Cargill Ltd.
  • Mary DeSouza / George Patterson – Food Processors of Canada
  • Connie Kehler – Saskatchewan Herb and Spice Association
  • Gordon Harrison – Canadian National Millers Association
  • Heather Gale – CanadaGAP Program
  • Jackie Crichton – Dairy Processors Association of Canada
  • Michelle Boudreau – Fisheries Council of Canada
  • Pierre Petelle – CropLife Canada
  • Pam Herrod – Dairy Farmers of Canada
  • Rory McAlpine – Maple Leaf Foods Inc

Federal government

  • vacant – Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Mark Samadhin – Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Paul Spooner – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Laura Anderson – Canadian Grain Commission
  • Karen McIntyre – Health Canada
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