Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors offers $10,000 reward for
information leading to arrest and conviction in Calgary food tampering

CALGARY, March 30 /CNW/ - In an effort to assist Calgary police in obtaining an arrest and conviction related to recent food tampering incidents in Calgary, the Canadian Council of Grocery distributors is offering a reward of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

"The safety of customers is the top priority for all of our members. It is our hope that this reward will lead to an arrest and conviction," said Nick Jennery, President and CEO of the Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors. "Our members take incidents such as these very seriously. Members are working closely with police to protect consumers and apprehend those responsible."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 403-567-6818.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at, or text ttttips and your message to CRIMES (274637). Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible.

About CCGD

CCGD represents both retail and foodservice grocery distributors from coast to coast to coast. CCGD members represent approximately $121 billion in retail sales, of which $42 billion comes from the foodservice sector. Together our members employ over 428,000 Canadians in more than 12,000 communities across Canada.

CCGD members include: Colabor, Co-Op Atlantic, Federated Co-Op, Colemans, Costco, Flanagan Foodservice, Gordon Food Service, H.Y. Louie, Jean-Paul Beaudry ltee, The Kitchen Table, Loblaw Companies Limited, Metro, Safeway, Sobeys Inc., Sysco, Tannis, Wallace and Carey Inc., Walmart.


For further information: For further information: Allen Langdon, (604) 637-1338 or (604) 418-6502 (cell),

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