Lessons learned

Seggewiss, Krista
June 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/9/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 12, p1195
Academic Journal
The article presents the views of several notable people concerning the listeriosis outbreak in Canada in 2008. Doctor David Williams, Ontario chief medical officer of health, notes that the outbreak that killed 22 people is caused by territorialism, delay, and poor communication. Associate professor Sylvain Charlebois at the University of Regina's faculty of business administration cites that the country needs a more cohesive, systematic approach to manage food safety crises.


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