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Meeting No. 23

Tuesday, April 1st, 2003

The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food met at 11:05 a.m. this day, in Room 269, West Block, the Chair, Paul Steckle, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: David L. Anderson, Garry Breitkreuz, Claude Duplain, Mark Eyking, Howard Hilstrom, John Maloney, Louis Plamondon, Paul Steckle and Rose-Marie Ur.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Frédéric Forge, analyst; Jean-Denis Fréchette, analyst.

Witnesses: From the Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Greg Orriss, Director, Bureau of Food Safety and Consumer Protection; Gail Daniels, Chief, Dairy Programs; Kathy Twardek, Food Program Officer; Carla Barry, National Manager. From the Dairy Farmers of Canada: Jean Grégoire, First Vice-President; Richard Doyle, Executive Director; Sara Frost, Assistant Director, Policy and Government Relations.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), information session on the use of dairy terms in the labelling of food products.

Greg Orriss, Jean Grégoire and Richard Doyle made opening statements and with Gail Daniels, Kathy Twardek and Carla Barry, answered questions.

At 12:52 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.




Bibiane Ouellette

Clerk of the Committee