Government of Canada finalizes changes to the Nutrition Facts table and list of ingredients on packaged foods
On October 24, 2016 the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, launched the Healthy Eating Strategy for Canada. One of the intended outcomes of the Healthy Eating Strategy is to help make the healthier food choice the easier choice. In order to help achieve this, final amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations - Nutrition Labelling, Other Labelling Provisions and Food Colours were published in Canada Gazette, Part II on December 14, 2016.
Dec 14 / 2016
Effect of Supplemental Donor Human Milk Compared With Preterm Formula on Neurodevelopment of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants at 18 MonthsA Randomized Clinical Trial
Authors: Deborah L. O’Connor, PhD, RD1,2; Sharyn Gibbins, PhD, RN3; Alex Kiss, PhD4,5; Nicole Bando, MSc1; Joan Brennan-Donnan, MSc, RD1,2,6; Eugene Ng, MD7,8; Douglas M. Campbell, MD, MSc8,9,10; Simone Vaz, MD11; Christoph Fusch, MD, PhD12; Elizabeth Asztalos, MD, MSc7,8; Paige Church, MD7,8; Edmond Kelly, MD8,13; Linh Ly, MD8,10; Alan Daneman, MD14,15; Sharon Unger, MD8,10,13; for the GTA DoMINO Feeding Group Source: The JAMA Network
Nov 8 / 2016
CBC News New Food Labelling Regulations
Oct 25 / 2016
Today Health Canada announced that they have started a process to revise Canada’s Food Guide to reflect the latest scientific evidence on diet and health, and to better support Canadians in making healthy food choices.
Oct 24 / 2016