TITLE

Health Canada sidesteps commitment to new salt reduction strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE571
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the recommendations issued by the Sodium Working Group of Health Canada for curbing the high salt consumption of Canadians. It says that the Sodium Reduction Strategy calls on restaurants and food manufacturers to reduce the sodium content of their products, and on Health Canada to monitor their compliance. Moreover, Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq released a statement stating that Health Canada will consult its partners to examine the recommendations.
ACCESSION #
54110997

 

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