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(Meeting No. 30)



The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-food met at 9:09 a.m., this day, in Room 269, West Block, Joe McGuire, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Hélène Alarie, Paul Bonwick, Rick Borotsik, Denis Coderre, John Harvard, Joe McGuire and Paul Steckle.

Acting Members present: John Bryden for Murray Calder and Howard Hilstrom for Leon Benoit.

In attendance: From the Parliamentary Research Branch: Sonya Dakers, Research Coordinator.

Witnesses: From the Canadian Feed Industry Association: Robert J. Flack, Masterfeeds; Ken MacKenzie, Ritchie Smith Feeds Inc.; Charles Lapointe, Ralston Purina Canada Inc.; Bruce Quinn, Pharmacia & Upjohn Animal Heatlh and Christine Mercier, General Manager.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded with a Briefing Session on the Proposed Medicated Feed Manufacturing Regulations.

Robert J. Flack made an opening statement, and with other witnesses, answered questions.

At 10:56 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.






Clerk of the Committee