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A Food Policy for Canada Consultation

The following news release was published by the government of Canada on May 29, 2017 Food matters. Canadians make choices every day about food that directly impacts their health, environment, and communities. The Government of Canada is committed to helping put more affordable, safe, healthy, food on tables across the country, while protecting the environment.
May 30 / 2017

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

New Food Labelling Regulations

                         CBC News New Food Labelling Regulations
Oct 25 / 2016
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