Public health and nutrition advocates fear regulatory inaction has become the norm

Vogel, Lauren
July 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE465
Academic Journal
The article reports on the fear of the public health and nutrition advocates that the regulatory inaction by the food industry is becoming a norm. It reports that inaction did happen on the transfat voluntary reduction and will likely occur with salt. Meanwhile, it discusses the salt reduction strategy by the Health Canada Sodium Working Group to be released in July 2010. It adds that the strategy will focus on the voluntary cutbacks of sodium use and will define timeliness for compliance.


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