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Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister Hardeman related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario

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Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister Hardeman related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario

TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, issued the following statement related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario:

"The health and well-being of the people of Ontario is our government's number one priority. Ontarians can be confident that our food supply is robust and that our distribution system will continue to operate and remain responsive to the needs of Ontarians. Rest assured, we have plenty of food that will continue to reach grocery stores on a regular basis.

Our food supply chain is one of the strongest in the world and our government remains committed to ensuring Ontarians can access healthy and nutritious Ontario-produced foods.

Please practice normal grocery buying habits and rest assured that our grocery production and supply chain will continue to provide Ontarians with the food we enjoy each and every day."

Media Contacts

  • Hayley Chazan

    Minister's Office, Press Secretary, Ministry of Health

    416 726-9941

  • David Jensen

    Communications Branch, Ministry of Health

    416 314-6197

  • Avi Yufest

    Minister’s Office, Director of Communications, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Media

    416-326-3067

  • Christa Roettele

    Communications Branch, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Media

    519-826-3145

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