TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian and global food security strategies will be the focus of the second day of the Canadian Food Summit 2012, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.
The Conference Board of Canada will also release Improving Food Safety in Canada: Toward a More Risk Responsive System. The report assesses the structure and performance of Canada's current food safety system.
|When:||February 8, 2012|
|Who:||Industry Viability and Consumer Security, 8:30 a.m.|
|-||Dino Dello Sbarba, President and Chief Operating Officer, Dairy Products, Canada and International, Saputo Dairy Products Canada G.P.|
|-||Peter J. Lambrick, Proprietor, Lambrick Farms|
|Lessons from Around the World: Creating Practical Food Strategies for the Real World, 9:45 a.m.|
|-||Sarah Church, Head of Food Policy, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdom|
|-||Helen Clarkson, Head, Forum for the Future, United States|
|-||Richard Souness, General Manager Food, Agricultural Productivity Division, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Government of Australia|
|-||James Withers, Chief Executive Officer, Scotland Food & Drink|
|What Do International Food Strategies Tell Us—Implications for a Canadian Strategy, 11:30 a.m.|
|-||Ralph C. Martin, Loblaw Chair, Sustainable Food Production, University of Guelph|
|-||Nicholas Saul, Executive Director, The Stop Community Food Centre|
|The Food System: Challenges and Change, 2:15 p.m.|
|-||Claude Carrière, Associate Deputy Minister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada|
|Where:||Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 225 Front St W, Toronto|
|For more information: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/12-0018/default.aspx|
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