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May 9, 2014

Food Preservation: The Science You Eat exhibition opening at the Museum

OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 – A new exhibition on food science will open on Tuesday May 13 2014 at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum (CAFM). Food Preservation: The Science You Eat highlights the role science plays in delaying food decay and keeping food nutritious and safe from farm to fork.

The exhibition explores how science helps us to understand why food decomposes, and how we can extend its shelf life.

Food Preservation: The Science You Eat is part of the CAFM’s five-year commitment to food literacy.

WHAT:  Food Preservation: The Science You Eat exhibition opening
breakfast event with ribbon cutting

WHEN:  Tuesday, May 13, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:  Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Learning Centre
901 Prince of Wales Drive

WHO:  Shelley Martin, President and CEO, Nestlé Canada
Timothy Sargent, Associate Deputy Minister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Dr Bruce Archibald, President, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Kerry-Leigh Burchill, Director General, CAFM

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INFORMATION:
Olivier Bouffard
Media relations
613-949-5732

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