The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food met at 3:40 p.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, James Bezan, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Alex Atamanenko, André Bellavance, James Bezan, Ken Boshcoff, Guy Lauzon, Larry Miller, Jean-Yves Roy, Hon. Carol Skelton, Lloyd St. Amand and Brian Storseth.
Acting Members present: Brent St. Denis for Paul Steckle.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Jean-Denis Fréchette, Principal; Mathieu Frigon, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Food Inspection Agency: Brian Evans, Executive Vice-President and Chief Veterinary Officer ; Cameron Prince, Vice-President, Operations; Paul Mayers, Executive Director, Animal Products Directorate; Debra Bryanton, Executive Director, Food Safety; Freeman Libby, National Director, Feed Ban Task Force; Gordon R. White, Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Information Technology.
Brian Evans made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
At 5:34 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jean-François LafleurClerk of the Committee