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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Thursday, September 27, 2012

Issue No. 21

Third and fourth meetings on:

Bill S-11, Safe Food for Canadians Act


Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters:

Keith Mussar, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs.

Canadian Association of Regulated Importers:

Sukhdeep Bilkhu, Chair;

Robert Devalk, Executive Director.

Dairy Farmers of Canada:

Ron Versteeg, Vice President.

Canadian Cattlemen's Association:

Martin Unrau, President;

Dennis Laycraft, Executive Vice President.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Canadian Supply Chain Food Safety Coalition:

Albert Chambers, Executive Director.

Centre for Science in the Public Interest:

Bill Jeffery, National Coordinator.

University of Manitoba:

Rick Holley, Professor, Food Science.


The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair

The Honourable Fernand Robichaud, P.C., Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Buth, *Cowan (or Tardif), Duffy, Eaton, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Maltais, Mahovlich, Mercer, Merchant, Peterson, Plett, Rivard

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Nolin (June 28, 2012).