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Prairie Diagnostic Services to receive funding to improve food safety


March 4, 2015
By Scott Larsen Saskatoon StarPhoenix

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March 4, 2015 – Prairie Diagnostic Services Inc. will receive $549,278 from Ottawa for new equipment to “expand and modernize'” its testing efficiency. Brad Trost, MP for Saskatoon-Humboldt, said the funding will help veterinarians, livestock and feed producers and exporters to be able to better ensure Canada’s food safety both domestically and abroad. He says the new equipment will help with bacteriology, toxicology, pathology and food testing. The Leader Post reports.