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Final Report

Report of the Independent Investigator into the 2008 Listeriosis Outbreak

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Investigator's message

Executive summary

List of all recommendations

1. How did we approach this report?

2. What is listeriosis?

3. Who was affected?

4. How does Canada's food safety system work?

5. What led to the outbreak?

6. How did events actually unfold?

7. How well did the federal government and its food safety partners respond to the outbreak?

8. How well were communications handled?

9. What progress has been made since the outbreak?

10. What else did we learn during this investigation?

11. Appendices

  1. Biographies of the Independent Investigator and the members of the Expert Advisory Group
  2. Detailed chronology
  3. Progress to date
  4. List of interviewees
  5. Glossary of terms
  6. Acronyms

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