Food Safety Teen Activist Rachel Parent to meet Health Canada Officials with questions on GMO Labeling

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - After Health Minister Rona Ambrose had a private meeting with founder of Kids Right To Know, Rachel Parent, she was so impressed by her, that she facilitated the next step: a meeting between Rachel and selected officials from Health Canada.

Scheduled to take place tomorrow, Wednesday, February 25th, Rachel will be asking important questions regarding the safety and labeling of genetically modified foods, and the democratic right of all Canadians to make informed choices about the food they eat. 

As a follow up to the meeting, MP and Official Opposition Health Critic Murray Rankin will be holding a press conference with Rachel Parent to discuss her findings from Health Canada at the following date and time:


Wednesday, February 25, 2015


1:00 pm


Charles Lynch Press Conference Room

130-S, Parliament Hill, Ottawa

Mr Rankin will speak about his recent promotion as Health Critic. Additionally, he will be able to answer questions in either English or French and translate for Rachel who is not bilingual.

SOURCE Kids Right To Know

Image with caption: "Rachel Parent is a 15-year-old food safety activist fighting for mandatory GMO labeling in Canada. She is also the founder of her Toronto-based, non-profit organization, Kids Right To Know. Photo credit: Emma McIntyre (CNW Group/Kids Right To Know)". Image available at:

For further information: or to book an interview with Rachel Parent contact: Gen Acuna, Tel: 647 273 3010, Email:, Subject line: REQUEST FOR INTERVIEW Re: Parliament Hill; To book an interview with Murray Rankin contact: Jaclyn Moneypenny, Tel: 613-996-2358, Email:, Subject line: Kids Right To Know


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