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Consumers Association of Canada Congratulates The Harper Government

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

October 10, 2013

The Consumers' Association congratulates the Harper Government on their decision to transfer the responsibility for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to the Ministry of Health.

OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Consumers' Association congratulates the Harper Government on their decision to transfer the responsibility for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to the Ministry of Health.

"We at the CAC believe this to be a positive step for Canadian Consumers and look forward to working with Minister Ambrose," said President Bruce Cran.

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Is it Organic? How would you know?

Is it Organic? How would you know?  



November 2007 - Are you a consumer who assumes organic food is tested at some stage during its production? Silly consumer! Organic food isn’t tested. So how do you know it’s not fraudulent? 

No one will die or get sick if they eat fraudulently organic food; they’ll just get unwittingly ripped off. Inspections of organic farms occur once a year, never on a surprise basis, and consist basically of a review of the farmer’s paperwork. 

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Ground Beef Pricing Varies Across Canada

General News

Ground Beef Pricing Varies Across Canada 

(March 9, 2004) On February 27, 2004 the CAC conducted an unscientific, random telephone survey of ground beef prices in major grocery stores across Canada. Click here to see the results!

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Canadian Dairy Industry Milking Consumers

Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

December 11, 2003

Canadian Dairy Industry Milking Consumers

OTTAWA, Dec. 11 /CNW/ - The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) will soon decide whether Canadians should pay more for dairy products in 2004. Canadian consumers say, "NO MORE", and demand that the CDC cease acting as a puppet of the dairy lobby.

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Consumers Want Mandatory Labelling of Genetically Modified Foods

Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

December 3, 2003

Consumers Want Mandatory Labelling of Genetically Modified Foods

CALGARY, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - "Consumers have the right to know what's in their food and they overwhelmingly want the Federal Government to mandate labelling of genetically modified foods," said Mr. Bruce Cran, President of the Consumers' Association of Canada.

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