TITLE

Sodium working group to recommend voluntary reductions

AUTHOR(S)
Rynor, Becky
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, pE285
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of Health Canada's Sodium Working Group (SWG) in Canada to recommend voluntary reductions in the use of salt during food preparation. According to SWG Vice-Chair Mary L'Abbe, voluntary actions will be very visible which will bring motivation to meet the targets compared to the federal regulations that is complex and expensive to implement. It states that SWG was founded in 2007 to formulate guidelines directed at helping Canadians decrease their salt consumption.
ACCESSION #
47036530

 

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