B.C. lab cleared of conflict accusations over salmon farms

Aquaculture

The health and wellbeing of British Columbia’s wild and farmed salmon populations are of paramount importance to both the province’s ecosystem and economy.

“Don Wright, deputy minister to the Premier, has released his report on Deloitte’s review of the Province’s Animal Health Centre (AHC). The report found that the public servants and scientists at the centre are working well on behalf of British Columbians, and operating without any conflicts of interest.”

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018PREM0033-000414

On October 26, 2017, you asked that I conduct a review of the Ministry of Agriculture’s Animal Health Centre (AHC) in light of the allegations that its research and diagnostic services were tainted by “dubious data and conflicts of interest.”

This is my report to you on the outcome of that review.

Wright’s review 

https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/Review_of_Animal_HealthCentre_Memo_March_15_2018.pdf

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