Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98
Chairman: The Honourable LEONARD J. GUSTAFSON
Monday, December 7, 1998
Issue No. 27
Sixth meeting on: Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBST) and its effects on human and animal health safety
- Minutes of Proceedings
- Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings for the morning sitting (162 K)
- Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings for the afternoon sitting (176 K)
From Vermont Public Interest Research Group:
Mr. Anthony Pollina, Senior Policy Advisor.
From Rural Vermont:
Mrs. Jenny Nelson, Director and Diary Farmer.
From Consumers Union, Consumer Policy Institute:
Dr. Michael Hansen, Ph.D., Research Associate.
From Health Canada:
Dr. Joseph Losos, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Protection Branch;
Dr. George Paterson, Director General, Foods Directorate;
Dr. Ian Alexander; and
Mr. Joel Weiner, Acting Director General, Policy, Planning and Coordination Directorate.
Mr. Ray Mowling, Vice President, Government and Public Affairs; and
Dr. David Kowalczyk, Director, Regulatory Affairs.
From Kooistra Farms (Illinois):
Ms Linnea Kooistra.
From Cave Creek Jerseys (Wisconsin):
Dr. Michelle Wieghart, Ph.D.
From St. Mary's Veterinary Clinic (Ontario):
Dr. Robert Bell.
From Canadian Animal Health Institute:
Ms Jean Szkotnicki, President.
From Canadian Health Coalition:
Ms Kathleen Connors, RN, Chairperson, Canadian Health Coalition, President, National Federation of Nurses Union;
Dr. Michèle Brill-Edwards, MD, Alliance for Public Accountability; and
Mr. Michael McBane, National Co-ordinator.
From Toronto Food Policy Council:
Mr. Victor Daniel, Co-Chairman.
As an individual:
Ms Ann Oaks, Ph.D., Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Leonard J. Gustafson, Chairman
The Honourable Eugene Whelan, P.C., Deputy Chairman
The Honourable Senators:
Chalifoux, Fairbairn, P.C., * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Hays, Johnson, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Rivest, Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent ), Rossiter, Sparrow, Spivak, Taylor.
* Ex Officio Members