Professor Mary L'Abbé authored a column for the Toronto Star on Bill S-228, new federal legislation that will limit food and beverage marketing to Canadian children under the age of 13. Read Prof. L'Abbé's piece here .
Jul 16 / 2018
Professor Valerie Tarasuk Researchers from the University of Toronto have shown that women who struggle to afford food are less able to sustain breastfeeding than those who are food-secure — even though women in both groups start the practice at about the same rate.
Mar 19 / 2018
Earle W. McHenry Professor and Chair Mary L'Abbe, by Margaret Mulligan
Mar 15 / 2018
Health Canada Launches Consultations on Restricting Marketing to Children and on the Revision of Canada's Food Guide
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, Health Canada is currently working on a number of initiatives including:
Jun 10 / 2017