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New animal lab open for business

High-security facility will test for diseases


October 1, 2009
By Christina Toth | Abbotsford Times

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Oct. 1, 2009 – Agriculture Minister Steve Thomson was on hand Friday to
mark the official opening of the Containment Level 3 animal lab in
Abbotsford.

Oct. 1, 2009 – Agriculture Minister Steve Thomson was on hand Friday to mark the official opening of the Containment Level 3 animal lab in Abbotsford.

The $14-million laboratory, attached to the province's Ministry of Agriculture and Lands complex on Angus Campbell Road, is a super-secure facility where scientists can quickly test for animal diseases that could be passed on to humans.
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