GNWT Seeking Feedback on Development of Future Meat Safety Regulations

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — December 15, 2021

The Government of Northwest Territories is developing Meat Safety Regulations for locally produced meat and meat products from privately raised livestock, to NWT consumers. The regulations will set out requirements for production, distribution, and sale to ensure that meat and meat products are handled and prepared using safe methods.

The Government of Northwest Territories Meat Safety Regulations in the NWT Discussion Paper is posted until February 17, 2022 for your information and comment.

Please send comments to the attention of “Comments on Proposed Meat Safety Regulations” by email meatsafetyregs@gov.nt.ca, fax (867) 873-0204, or mail to:

Policy, Legislation and Communications

Department of Health and Social Services

Government of the Northwest Territories

PO Box 1320 

Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Discussion Paper for review, please contact the Department of Health and Social Services by email meatsafetyregs@gov.nt.ca, fax (867) 873-0204, or mail.

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For media requests, please contact:

Umesh Sutendra

Communications

Department of Health and Social Services

Government of the Northwest Territories

Umesh_Sutendra@gov.nt.ca

(867) 767-9052 ext. 49036